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Brazilian Federal Supreme Court Decision May Invalidate Key Operation Car Wash Efforts, But Enforcement Efforts Show No Sign Of Slowing Down
A recent Brazilian Supreme Court decision may jeopardize the largest anti-corruption enforcement action in modern history—Operation Car Wash.
United States
8 Apr 2019
AMLO In Office: A New Dawn In Mexico's Fight Against Corruption?
Andrés Manuel López Obrador ("AMLO"), who ran on the promise to combat and eradicate corruption in Mexico, was elected the country's president on July 1, 2018 with 53 percent of the vote
United States
11 Jan 2019
Petrobras Reaches $1.78 Billion FCPA Resolution
The settlement papers detail a scheme in which senior Petrobras executives inflated the cost of infrastructure projects by deliberately overpaying its largest contractors.
2 Oct 2018
Second Circuit Holds That FCPA Does Not Apply To Foreigners Without U.S. Ties
On August 24, 2018, the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit ruled that a non-resident foreign national cannot be charged with conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act ...
United States
29 Aug 2018
Rosenstein Announces Permanent FCPA "Pilot Program," Presumption Of Declination When Self-Reporting, But Difficult Choices Remain
Recent statements by the Co-Director of the SEC's Enforcement Division indicate that the SEC has not emphasized individual prosecutions to the same degree as DOJ.
United States
5 Dec 2017
Anti-Corruption In Mexico: Reasons For Cautious Optimism
Mexico's anti-corruption enforcement regime, the National Anti-Corruption System (NAS), was adopted by Mexico's Congress on July 6, 2016, and approved by President Peña Nieto on July 18, 2016.
4 Dec 2017
Top 10 Anti-Corruption Red Flags In Latin America (Video)
Latin American countries continue to be a source of potentially lucrative investment opportunities for U.S. and multinational corporations.
United States
29 Sep 2016
Mexico Enacts A Sweeping New Anti-Corruption Regime, Accompanied By A Public Apology From President Peña Nieto And Increased Attention On Mexico's Energy Sector By U.S. Regulators
After an aggressive grassroots campaign, Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto recently announced the enactment of sweeping changes to Mexico's anti-corruption regime.
United States
22 Aug 2016
Shooting For Effective Anti-Corruption Compliance: A Look At Recent Developments In Brazil
A recently disclosed bribery scandal related to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, along with other anti-corruption developments in Brazil, has reinforced the importance of implementing effective compliance policies and procedures.
United States
27 Mar 2015
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