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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 […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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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 MPF’s Key Role in the Global Fight against Corruption

This post was co-authored by Leah Moushey, an associate at Miller & Chevalier Chartered. Since Operation Car Wash began in 2014, the Ministério Público Federal (“MPF”), Brazil’s federal prosecution service, has emerged as a leader in the global fight against corruption. In addition to its role as the principal entity prosecuting conduct related to Operation […]

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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 […]

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