Pilar Varo

Mª Pilar Varó

Manager of the Advisory Department
Crowe Andorra
Manager of the Advisory Department of Crowe Andorra 
Academic Background
Ms. Varó holds a bachelor’s degree in Business Management and Administration from the University of Alicante. She also holds a Master of Industrial and Intellectual Property Rights (17th edition of the LUCENTINUS programme), awarded by the University of Alicante in 2010. In 2014, she added a second Master’s degree in Digital and Information Society Law from the University of Barcelona, thus broadening her knowledge within the areas of Compliance, Prevention of Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing, Data Protection and new technologies
Professional Experience

She started her professional career in 2007 as an associate in corporate and fiscal matters at different law firms in Alicante, where she remained until 2010. She then moved to Madrid and joined the Legal Department of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office, providing legal advice in International Law, EU Law and Industrial Property Law to national companies as well as groups with an international presence. In 2012, she joined the Regulatory Compliance Department of the European Union Intellectual Property Office, where she spent 2 years. In 2014, she joined the Advisory Department of the international firm Crowe Horwath in Barcelona.

Throughout her professional career, she has accumulated an extensive experience in regulatory compliance projects in both the public sector and private entities, and she has specialised in the pharmaceutical industry, construction, real estate, and IBEX-listed companies and companies from the financial sector, which are subject to the regulation of regulatory agencies. She also has a broad experience in providing advice to Spanish, Andorran and multinational entities in the drafting of regulatory compliance and crime prevention programmes, as well as experience in risks analysis and the establishment of controls through the drafting of the code of conduct and different types of compliance policies and rules. Another aspect worth mentioning is her experience as an auditor in the prevention of money laundering and terrorist financing, and in the personal data protection.

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