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Bibiana Cala

Bibiana Andrea Cala Moya

Associate
Baker & McKenzie S.A.S.

Biography

Bibiana Cala is an associate that has over 16 years of experience on criminal litigation, specialist on criminal law and intellectual property. Her professional practice are focus on corporate criminal law, business fraud and corruption. She has advised national and international business of different sectors of the economy and successfully defended the rights and interest of companies and their managers in criminal proceedings.

Thanks to her knowledge in different areas of Law, she has worked as a co-author of important publications related to cyberpiracy, criminal law and industrial property rights in Colombia. She was an advisor in the Ministry of Justice, a position in which she intervened in the elaboration of decisions for the Andean Community of Nations.

In 2012, she joined Baker McKenzie as an associate and currently is the Firm's Criminal Law Practice Leader.

Practice Focus

Bibiana has played as a litigant lawyer in criminal proceedings before the different authorities of the criminal jurisdiction, representing national and international companies.

Admissions

  • Colombia (2005)

Education

  • Universidad Externado de Colombia (Specialization Criminal Law) (2007)
  • Universidad Externado de Colombia (Specialization Intellectual Property) (2006)
  • Universidad Externado de Colombia (Law Degree) (2005)

Languages

  • English
  • Spanish

Publications

Co-author, "Usurpación de derechos de propiedad industrial y derechos de obtentores de variedades vegetales," Derecho Penal y Criminología, No.91, December 2010

Co-author, "Ciberpiratería y Derecho Penal Colombiano," Derecho Penal y Criminología, No.80, April 2006

Co-author, "Las funciones de intervención y conciliación de la Procuraduría General de la Nación," Procuraduría General, 2005

Presentations

Speaker, "La Política Criminal en Colombia", Primer Congreso de Derecho Penal y Criminología de la Universidad Católica, July 2012