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Important Aspects of Mexico’s National Anti-Corruption System – Part 1

Adoption of the many components of Mexico’s new National Anti-Corruption System (the Sistema Nacional de Anti-Corrupción or “SNA”) is well underway. The Mexican Government amended the country’s Constitution on May 27, 2015, to allow for the SNA to move forward. President Peña Nieto signed into law new anti-corruption legislation on July 18, 2016, as part […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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Anti-Bribery in Brazil: 2016 Year in Review (Part II)

A lot has been going on in Brazil in the anti-bribery field. Some specific developments are particularly noteworthy. A previous post highlighted 5 relevant developments that took place in 2016. Four other relevant developments are summarized below. Compliance as a requirement of public procurement. ENCCLA – Brazil’s National Strategy Against Corruption and Money Laundering – […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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The Language of Bribery in Latin America

This post was co-authored by Leah Moushey, an associate at Miller & Chevalier. To run an effective FCPA compliance program in Latin America, it is important to know the terms and phrases used locally to describe bribery. This helps companies identify corruption risks and respond with appropriate compliance strategies. Compliance trainings in the region are […]

Author: Guest Author

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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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Brazil’s “10 Measures Against Corruption”: Chamber of Deputies Approves Changes to Lava Jato Task Force Proposal

The following guest post was authored by Eloy Rizzo, a partner at KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados, and Leah Moushey, an Associate at Miller & Chevalier. On March 20, 2015, members of the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Service (“MPF”) serving on the task force responsible for prosecuting the Operation Lava Jato (“the Task Force”), launched a campaign called […]

Author: Guest Author

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