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Argentina: Guidelines for the Implementation of Compliance programs issued by the Anti-corruption Office

Argentina | October 6 2018The Anticorruption Office Resolution 27/2018 (the "Resolution") published yesterday, in the Official Gazette contains guidelines for companies to adapt their...

Remarkable Anti-Corruption Framework in the new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement

On September 30, 2018, the United States Trade Representative (USTR) published the proposed text of the agreement to replace the 25-year-old North American Free...

New Ecuadorean resolutions establish mandatory compliance programs for financial institutions and insurance companies

The Ecuadorean authorities have issued mandatory resolutions for compliance matters to establish anti-money laundering and financing of terrorism compliance programs.

Argentina’s President issues regulations for new Antitrust Law

The new law introduces five significant changes that companies should consider while doing business in Argentina.

Argentina: New Law on Corporate Criminal Liability approved

Since 2 March 2018, corporate criminal liability law (Law 27,401) is in force. Legal entities will be subject to sanctions in these offenses against the Public Administration and/or corruption: (i) national and transnational bribery and influence peddling; (ii) improper and unlawful transactions of public officials; (iii) illegal exaction committed by a public official; (iv) illicit enrichment of public officials and employees; and (v) forgery of balance sheets and reports to conceal a corruption offense.

Brazil: Compliance programs mandatory for companies cooperating with public administration

The new law determines the mandatory implementation of a compliance program for companies that enter into contract, partnerships, agreements, concessions, or public-private partnerships with the public administration of the Federal District

FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy: Cooperation as a mitigating factor

This issue of the Ethics & Compliance in the Americas newsletter covers what the DOJ considers as cooperation, as updated by the new FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy.

Brazil introduces public hotlines and rewards for whistleblowers

Brazil introduced measures to facilitate the report of crimes and administrative offences.

Latin America: FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy

This issue of the Ethics & Compliance in the Americas newsletter covers the new FCPA Corporate Enforcement Policy, which replaced the FCPA Pilot Program that had been in effect since April 2016.

Brazil publishes new resolution on Politically Exposed Persons

The Brazilian Control Council for Financial Activities published a new resolution on Politically Exposed Persons which will expand the list of people defined as Politically Exposed Persons.

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