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Tainted Anti-Graft Institutions Threaten Recent Anti-Corruption Progress in Latin America

This guest post is from Tony Ji, a student at Harvard Law School who worked as a Summer Associate at Miller & Chevalier in the Summer of 2017. A prior post highlights positive developments in the fight against corruption in Latin America, including public sector reforms and business compliance programs. This post discusses one threat […]

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Anti-corruption Progress in Latin America: Reasons for Optimism

This guest post is from Tony Ji, a student at Harvard Law School who worked as a Summer Associate at Miller & Chevalier in the Summer of 2017. The past few years seem to offer scant reasons for optimism in the fight against corruption in Latin America. Given the slew of corruption scandals, it is […]

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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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FCPAméricas Interviews The Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery

Drago Kos, the Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery, leads the Group in its monitoring and evaluation of the laws implementing the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by its Parties. He recently told FCPAméricas what to expect about the Phase 4 Evaluation (previous phases are discussed here), where Latin America fits in the fight of […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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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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