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Costa Rica Adopts the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

This a guest post from Juan Carlos Tristan, an attorney at BLP Legal in Costa Rica. On May 10, 2017, the Costa Rican Congress approved the country’s adoption of the “Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions” (the “OECD Anti-Bribery Convention”). This decision undoubtedly represents a significant […]

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What FCPA Enforcement Is Thinking in 2016

The author of this post is Quinnie Lin, a Law Clerk at Miller & Chevalier. Senior FCPA enforcement officials from the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) and Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) discussed enforcement trends and priorities at this year’s ACI International Conference on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act on November 30 and December 1, […]

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Costa Rica Strengthens its International Bribery Laws

This guest post is by Juan Carlos Tristan, a lawyer at BLP law firm in Costa Rica. Costa Rica has intensified its regulatory policies regarding transnational bribery. On July 21st, the Costa Rican Congress approved the Reform Bill amending the “Transnational Bribery Criminal Offense”, codified in Article 55 of the Anti-Corruption and Illicit Enrichment Law. […]

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FCPAméricas Interviews The Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery

Drago Kos, the Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery, leads the Group in its monitoring and evaluation of the laws implementing the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by its Parties. He recently told FCPAméricas what to expect about the Phase 4 Evaluation (previous phases are discussed here), where Latin America fits in the fight of […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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A New, Transparent Argentina?

The following is a guest post from Diego Cano and Gavin Parrish of FTI Consulting. Mr. Cano is a Managing Director in the FTI Consulting Forensic and Litigation Consulting practice and is based in Buenos Aires. Mr. Parrish is a Managing Director at FTI Consulting and is based in Houston, TX.  This post is edited […]

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