Antitrust law in Latin America is evolving. Stronger cooperation among regulators and the growing influence of the OECD — to which Brazil, Chile, Colombia...
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
Brazil introduced measures to facilitate the report of crimes and administrative offences.
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.
New legislation has been published according to which companies entering into contracts with the public administration of the state of Rio de Janeiro, directly or indirectly, will be mandated to implement an Integrity Program (or "compliance program").
Building on the success of 2016’s “EMEA Corporate Liability Handbook,” we are pleased to present you with the first global edition that collates and describes in detail the corporate liability and corporate crime regimes of countries in Asia, EMEA and the Americas.
Operation Car Wash is transforming the legal landscape in Brazil. The aggressive response by Brazilian prosecutors to locate evidence of corruption is cascading through Latin America and has prompted numerous investigations into corruption by other countries outside Brazil.
We have summarized the results of the compliance studies of the past 12 months and summarized the results in this post. Find out how you measure up against the benchmark.
We are very pleased to present you the latest edition of our Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook, updated with detailed information about key legislative and enforcement activity in the anti-bribery and corruption sphere.
Unlike in the U.S., corporations are not liable for criminal penalties: criminal charges are reserved for individuals and employees only. However, civil and administrative penalties can be lethal for the reputation and financial viability of companies.