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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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Comparing Self-Discloure Under the FCPA and BCCA

This guest post is authored by Roberto Lambauer, Senior Associate at Pinheiro Neto Advogados. Last year saw a dramatic increase in international cooperation in anticorruption enforcement. The trend is perhaps best demonstrated by the landmark global settlement signed by Odebrecht — a Brazilian conglomerate and the largest construction company in Latin America — with Brazilian, […]

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Important Aspects of Mexico’s National Anti-Corruption System – Part 2

A prior post highlights five notable features of the new National Anti-Corruption System (SNA) in Mexico. This post discussed five more that could be particularly relevant to non-Mexican companies and individuals. Individual Liability Bolstered. The SNA establishes the General Law of Administrative Liabilities and amends the Federal Criminal Code in ways that bolster individual liability […]

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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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