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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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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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Guatemala’s Anti-Corruption Shock Therapy

Guest post by Jose E. Quiñones, a partner at Qil + 4 Abogados in Guatemala. Guatemala is experiencing an unprecedented and well deserved offensive against corruption. An Ex-President and Vice-President along with many ex-cabinet members are currently being prosecuted for a growing array of crimes including passive graft, money laundering and tax fraud, among others. […]

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Guatemala’s Turn against Corruption… with help from the CICIG

The is a guest post from Juan Carlos Tristan, an attorney at BLP Legal in Costa Rica. Guatemala has been known for its history of oppression, extreme violence, and most recently political corruption. Now, the Guatemalan people are reacting. The society has been indirectly motivated by the “International Commission Against Impunity in Guatemala” (“CICIG”) and is […]

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