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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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The Panama Papers: What U.S. Enforcement Could Look Like

The following guest post is from Timothy O’Toole, a Member of Miller & Chevalier who focuses on sanctions, export controls, and other international regulatory and compliance issues. The Panama Papers have recently become a worldwide, front-page news story, in the wake of reports from the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) describing the alleged involvement […]

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Multi-Party Conspiracies in Central America: The Latest FCPA Case

On August 12, 2015, the U.S. Department of Justice (“DOJ”) announced that Vicente Eduardo Garcia, a former executive of the software and technology solutions company SAP International, pled guilty to criminal charges of conspiracy to violate the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”). Mr. Garcia also consented to a cease-and-desist order by the U.S. Securities and […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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Latin America’s Top FCPA Stories of 2013

In the world of FCPA enforcement, 2013 was a big year. Some have pointed out, “After getting off to a slow start, with no official corporate FCPA settlements announced in the first quarter, 2013 witnessed two of the top ten biggest settlements of all time.” Others cite “a nearly fourfold increase in the size of […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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Reflections on BizJet: When Shoes Keep Dropping

Today’s guest post is from anti-corruption attorney Matthew Fowler who formerly worked as a compliance officer at a multinational defense company. In April, two executives of BizJet pled guilty to FCPA violations related to bribing foreign officials in Mexico, Panama, and Brazil.  BizJet is an aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul company based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. […]

Author: Matthew Fowler

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