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Election Season in Brazil: Political Contributions and Anti-Corruption Compliance

Political contributions are often an area of anti-corruption compliance concern in Brazil. As highlighted by Lucio Rennó, Associate Professor in the Program on the Americas at University of Brasília, in his book Corruption and Democracy in Brazil: The Struggle for Accountability, “it is impossible to understand the Brazilian election without considering the impact of corruption.” […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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The Ten Most Important FCPA Internal Controls (Part 2: Other Processes)

Certain company processes might not constitute traditional notions of “internal controls,” but FCPA enforcement officials have taken the position that a wide range of activities is covered by the term. For example, in Orthofix, the SEC found that the company failed to maintain adequate internal controls when the company’s FCPA compliance policy and FCPA-related training […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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Mexico’s New Anti-Money Laundering Law

The author of this post, Mónica Ramírez Chimal, is founder and partner of her own consulting firm, ASSERTO RSC in Mexico City. She is also author of the book: Don´t let them wash, Nor dry! A guide that helps companies protect themselves from money laundering risk. She has been a speaker in several forums and […]

Author: Guest Author

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Connecting the Dots: Latin America Examples of Common FCPA Anti-Bribery Violations

FCPAméricas has seen a spike in readership from Latin America suggesting that regional businesspeople and companies are increasingly seeking to understand the FCPA. Since we believe that having relatable examples is useful for new readers and for practitioners tasked with spreading the message to different audiences, this post seeks to ground discussions of common FCPA […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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An Andean Tigre? Common Corruption Risks in Colombia

Colombia is quietly booming. The size of its economy surpassed Venezuela’s this year and is on track to surpass that of Argentina, which would make it the third largest in South America. Companies and businesspeople from neighboring and troubled Venezuela are flocking to Bogotá, Cartagena, and Barranquilla for opportunities. The activities of the FARC are […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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