Roger Yon Ruesta

Lawyer with 30 years’ experience in Criminal, Business Criminal, and Constitutional Criminal Law. He runs the formulation of defense strategies and participates actively in constitutional criminal proceedings. Expert in prevention counseling to individuals and legal entities. He has provided counseling to many public and private institutions, from which we can highlight the Congress of the Republic, the Presidency of Council of Ministers' Bureau, the Ministry of Economy and Finance, the Ministry of Energy and Mining, the Ministry of Transport and Communication, the Central Reserve Bank of Peru, the Corporacion Financiera de Desarrollo - COFIDE (Development Finance Corporation), the Asociacion de Bancos del Peru - ASBANC (Peruvian Bank Association), among others. Likewise, he has provided counseling and defense to large companies in the financial system. He is a Professor participating permanently in seminars and conferences in Criminal Law and Economic Criminal Law.

Practice Areas
Proceedings / Counseling /Prevention risk in corporations (compliance)


Master's degree in Legal Research, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2016)
Specialized course fellow in Economic Criminal Law, Universidad de Salamanca - Spain (2001)
Master's degree in Law, major in Constitutional Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (1997)
Specialized course in Criminal law, Universidad de Salamanca - Spain (1996)
Lawyer by the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (1987)
Bachelor's degree in Education, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (1985)

Academic Activity
Professor at the Department of Law, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (1992 to date)
Professor at the Department of Law, Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola (2007-2009)
Professor of the Magistrate Candidate Training Program for the Academia de la Magistratura (Magistrate Academy) (1999-2004)
Professor at the Department of Law and Political Sciences, Universidad de Lima (1997-2001)
Coordinator and lecturer of the "X Congreso Internacional de Derecho Penal" (X International Criminal Law Conference), Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (2016)

Work Experience
Partner, Yon Ruesta, Sánchez Málaga & Bassino Abogados
Founder partner of Roger Yon & Abogados

Lima Bar Association, Perú
Affiliate member toInternational Compliance Association
Former member of the Latin American Association of Criminal Law

Main Publications
Co-author of the"Libertad Interrumpida" blog published by Themis Revista de Derecho. Web:
“Critical analysis of crime policy and unfair type of tax offense in Peru.” Published by Themis Revista de Derecho, N° 64, 2013, Lima, Perú. View
“Approach and critical commentary from the penal perspective of the application of Law Economic Analysis - Special remark on the economic felon.” Published by Themis Revista de Derecho, N° 62, 2012, Lima, Perú. View
“Constitutional principles for the application of the criminal and legal regulation oriented to consequence analysis. Special relevance of the principles of reasoning and proportionality." Published by 20 años del Codigo Penal Peruano, Grijley, 2012, Lima, Perú.
“Pragmatic input on the implementation of the new Code of Criminal Procedure.” Published by Revista Derecho PUCP, N° 65, 2010.
Analyst in criminal law, economic criminal law, criminal procedural law and constitutional procedural law in “Enfoque.- Revista de Actualidad Juridica”, publication of Themis Revista de Derecho, 2007.
“Presumption of Innocence and Rule of Law”. Published by Themis Revista de Derecho, N° 51, 2005, Lima, Peru.
“Imperfect defense”. Published by Codigo Penal Comentado Tomo I. TituloPreliminar (Annotated Criminal Code, volume I. Introduction) Parte General (General section), GacetaJurídica, 2004.

English (intermediate)

Armando Sánchez Málaga

Ariana Bassino Balta