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New Book Published for FCPA Compliance Practitioners

A new book published recently in the United States is an excellent tool for FCPA compliance practitioners doing work in Latin America. The book, entitled The FCPA in Latin America: Common Corruption Risks and Effective Compliance Strategies for the Region, was written by Matt Ellis, who has extensive experience in international anti-corruption compliance and enforcement, […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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Six FCPA Red Flags Missed by Key Energy in Mexico

When U.S. enforcement officials review fact patterns related to FCPA violations, they do so with the benefit of 20/20 hindsight. At the time that the violation occurs, however, in the context of a fast-paced business environment, certain red flags might not stand out. Transactions in the moment might not seem as questionable as they do […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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Corruption Risk and the 2016 Rio Olympics: Raising the Bar for Hospitality Compliance

This post is authored by Carlos Ayres, along with Senior Associate Geoff Martin and Associate Jean-Paul Theroux in Baker & McKenzie LLP’s Compliance, Investigations and Government Enforcement practice in Washington D.C. The Olympic Games open in Rio de Janeiro on August 5, 2016. The Games are seen as an opportunity for hosts to show themselves […]

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Hospitality Risks at the 2016 Rio Olympics

This guest post is from Eloy Rizzo, a senior attorney with the law firm KLA – Koury Lopes Advogados in São Paulo, Brazil. Mr. Rizzo focuses on anti-corruption and compliance issues, as well as on complex litigation. Mr. Rizzo currently interns at Miller & Chevalier’s anticorruption team in Washington, DC. We Brazilians are excited that […]

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Healthcare Compliance Risks in Latin America

In the last decade, there have been a number of FCPA enforcement actions in the healthcare sector. This post discusses some of the challenges faced by companies that operate in Latin America in this industry and ways to mitigate risks. While the challenges discussed are true regardless of the region, they are particularly relevant in […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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