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New Book Published for FCPA Compliance Practitioners

A new book published recently in the United States is an excellent tool for FCPA compliance practitioners doing work in Latin America. The book, entitled The FCPA in Latin America: Common Corruption Risks and Effective Compliance Strategies for the Region, was written by Matt Ellis, who has extensive experience in international anti-corruption compliance and enforcement, […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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Multi-Party Conspiracies in Central America: The Latest FCPA Case

On August 12, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that Vicente Eduardo Garcia, a former executive of the software and technology solutions company SAP International, pled guilty to criminal charges of conspiracy to violate the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Mr. Garcia also consented to a cease-and-desist order by the U.S. Securities and […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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Corruption Scandals in … Chile?

Unlike many Latin American countries, Chile is known not for bribery scandals, but instead for low corruption risk. In Transparency International’s Corruption Perception Index, the country is consistently ranked year after year on par with the United States for perceived lack of corruption. But even in a country as clean as Chile, corruption risk can […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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Bridging Compliance under the FCPA and the BCCA

This guest post is from Eloy Rizzo, a senior attorney with the law firm KLA – Koury Lopes Advogados in São Paulo, Brazil. Mr. Rizzo focuses on anti-corruption and compliance issues, as well as on complex litigation. Mr. Rizzo currently interns at Miller & Chevalier’s anticorruption team in Washington, DC. On March 18, 2015, President […]

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Move Over “Foreign Official”: There’s a More Important FCPA Debate

A lot has been written about the definition of government “instrumentality” under the FCPA. That definition is important because it helps define the scope of the term “foreign official” for purposes of foreign bribery offenses. The May 2014 ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit in United States v. Esquenazi helped […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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