Ana Paula Rumualdo | Mexico City | Hogan Lovells

Ana Paula Rumualdo

Senior Associate Global Regulatory


Spanish, English

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Ana Paula Rumualdo
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With 20 years of professional experience, Ana Paula Rumualdo is considered an expert in the areas of privacy and data protection, artificial intelligence, cybersecurity and information technology. Clients appreciate the approach she brings to addressing technology-related issues, as she fully understands the technical language and has the ability to provide risk-focused analysis, always seeking to keep clients out of regulatory contingencies. In particular, Ana coordinates multi-jurisdictional projects where she focuses on providing clients with clear and concise results.

Ana is a pioneer in the field of legal artificial intelligence in Mexico, having started lecturing and teaching AI since a decade ago; Ana has provided advised on AI matter to a major retail company, a major search and advertising company, an AI developer, and an international bank, among others; she has also advised a generative AI company on a privacy investigation in Mexico. Currently, Ana heads the Digital Technologies Area at Hogan Lovells Mexico.

Ana has given numerous training courses and conferences on privacy and data protection, and cybersecurity.

Prior to joining Hogan Lovells in 2018, Ana was a partner at a boutique law firm.

Representative experience

Advising a generative artificial intelligence company during a personal data protection investigation. 

Ongoing advice to a major retail company on personal data protection issues, including privacy by design prior to the launch of new features, as well as advice on proceedings before the local DPA.

Advised a major search and advertising company regarding data protection implications derived from the operation of machine learning models.

Advised a client in the financial sector in the implementation of a model involving automated decision-making from a personal data protection perspective. 

Advised an entertainment company to commercialize NFTs in Mexico.

Advised Mindgeek regarding content moderation in Mexico; coordination of the project in Latam.

Advised a client in the video game sector in response to data breaches and personal data protection compliance in the implementation of new functionalities. 

Advised a major retail company in the implementation of data transfer models and in offering services based on data analysis. 

Advised a major social media company on digital accesibility.

Advised Chanel in the implementation of a personal data transfer model; coordination of the project at Latam level.

Advised TelevisaUnivisión on personal data protection matters, including complex requests related to data subject rights. 

Advised Disney+ and insurance companies during investigations before the local Data Protection Authority.

Advised Vitesco on personal data in the context of internal investigations.

Advised an agribusiness client on the implementation of a global data transfer project: project coordination in Latam, Africa and South Asia. 

Advised a financial sector client in the analysis of cybersecurity requirements in Mexico.

Advised Modelez and ISDIN in the analysis and compliance of personal data protection requirements in Mexico. 

Advising companies from different sectors in the implementation of electronic signatures. 

Advice to companies in the health sector in the development of applications that involve the use of personal data.

Advice to various companies regarding data protection requirements and implications in the context of mergers and acquisitions. 


  • LL.M., University of Edinburgh, with merit, 2016
  • Law Degree, Colegio Superior de Ciencias Juridicas Universidad Humanitas, with honors, 2005
Bar admissions and qualifications
  • Mexico
  • International Association of Artificial Intelligence and Law


TMT (Telecoms, Media, Technology), Associate to Watch

Chambers and Partners Latin America

One of the most influential female lawyers in Mexico in the field of technology.

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Wednesday, 12 October 2022 (3:30 p.m. BST / 4:30 p.m. CEST / 10:30 a.m. EDT)