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New Argentine Law on Corporate Liability and Compliance Programs for Certain Corruption Cases

This guest post is from Gustavo Morales and Pedro Serrano, partners at the Marval, O’Farrell & Mairal, law firm in Argentina. A new Argentine anti-corruption law was approved by Congress on November 8, 2017 and becomes enforceable 90 days after being promulgated by the President and published in the Official Gazette. Its five key aspects […]

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Brazilian Federal Prosecutors Issue Guidance on Leniency Agreements

On August 24, 2017, the 5th Chamber of Federal Prosecutors, the body of the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Service dedicated to providing integration and coordination in the fight against corruption and responsible for ratifying leniency agreements signed by federal prosecutors, issued guidelines 07/2017 on leniency agreements for Brazilian Federal Prosecutors. There is no new and significant […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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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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