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Growing FCPA Awareness in Latin America

In his keynote address at the 2016 ACI International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, the Director of the SEC’s Enforcement Division, Andrew Ceresney, said: “This is my fourth year here as Director of Enforcement and a tremendous amount has happened in FCPA enforcement over the last four years . . . During this […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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More Companies Managing Third Party Corruption Risks in Latin America

This post was co-authored by Leah Moushey, a Law Clerk at Miller & Chevalier. The 2016 Latin America Corruption Survey, released by Miller & Chevalier and 13 partner law firms throughout the region, shows a notable increase in efforts by companies to mitigate risks that their third parties will pay bribes on their behalf. The […]

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Anti-Corruption Compliance Interest Grows in Colombia: ACI Holds Second Andean Summit

A key measure of local interest in anti-corruption compliance in Latin America is the level of turnout at local compliance events. In Brazil and Mexico, compliance conferences are now often filled to capacity. If American Conference Institute’s continued investment in Colombia is any indication, that country and surrounding Andean countries are also poised to experience […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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Miller & Chevalier Releases Results of 2016 Latin America Corruption Survey

Despite more than three-quarters of businesspeople indicating that their country’s anti-corruption laws are ineffective, the 2016 Latin America Corruption Survey released by Miller & Chevalier Chartered and 13 partner firms shows marked signs of regionwide improvement in corporate compliance measures. In April and May 2016, Miller & Chevalier and 13 Latin American partner firms distributed […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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The Shadow of Fujimori: Common Corruption Risks in Peru

When Alberto Fujimori ruled Peru between 1990 and 2000, he brought security and stability to a country known for Shining Path terrorism, economic ruin, and runaway inflation. These accomplishments came with a downside – widespread corruption at the highest levels of government. President Fujimori now sits in prison serving a 25-year sentence for siphoning away […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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