Daniel Rodríguez

Partner at CMS Colombia

Daniel is Partner at CMS Colombia. He is the head of the Public Procurement area and co-leads the Compliance practice for the Firm which deals with risk management, prevention of money laundering, financing of terrorism, corruption and smuggling of goods. He is admitted to practice in Colombia and in the States of New York and California in the USA

With almost 20 years of experience, Daniel has also been involved in some of the country´s most delicate, local and cross-border, white-collar related controversies and investigations.

Dinero Magazine, one of the most recognized business publications in Colombia, conducted a survey with the representatives of the legal vice-presidents of 18 of the largest companies in the country, according to which Daniel Rodríguez is one of the most recognized lawyers in Colombia in the Compliance area. “Así son las firmas de abogados más grandes de Colombia,” Abogados Inc., Dinero Magazine, No. 524, August 18, 2017.

Daniel is:
• The Chair of the Colombian Commission on Corporate Responsibility and Anti-corruption of the International Chamber of Commerce -ICC-;
• Former President of the Security and Risk Management Committee of the Colombian American Chamber of Commerce -AMCHAM-;
• Member of the Panel of Experts summoned by the Colombian Presidency to inform the Organization of American States commission about the Implementation of the Inter-American Convention against Corruption (MESICIC).
• Member of the "Colombian lawyers and academics perspective Panel" summoned by the Colombian Government to answer before the OECD evaluation committee to verify compliance with OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.