Latin America

Ecuador: New Executive Decree on AML in force

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On March 20, 2017, the Executive Decree that issued the Regulation for the application of the Law for the Prevention of Money Laundering and the Financing of Crimes entered into force.

Corruption Legislation in Brazil and Multinational Companies

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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.

New compliance requirements on the management of contaminated areas in Brazil

The State of São Paulo EPA provides new procedures for protection of the soil and groundwater and establishes guidelines for the management of contaminated areas during licensing proceedings of potentially pollutant facilities.

Updates in International Trade: Opportunities and Challenges in Latin America and Beyond

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Our seminar could help your business identify opportunities and challenges brought about by the changes in international trade and mitigate future risks through strategic decision-making in Latin America and globally.

China Climbs Four Places in Transparency International’s 2016 Corruption Perception Index

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Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. China’s ranking continues to improve, moving up by four places from last year’s rank of 83 to a rank this year of 79. Find out more about the other highlights.

Ecuador: Main amendments of the recently enacted Law for the Prevention of Money Laundering...

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The National Assembly has enacted the Law for Money Laundering and Crime Financing Prevention. There are several changes and amendments brought by this law, specially the ones regarding new institutions and businesses that are bound to report any unusual or unjustified economic transaction to the Unit of Financial and Economic Analysis.

Argentina: Benefits For Whistleblowers Extended

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The National Congress has extended the benefits for whistleblowers to crimes against the public administration (corruption and fraud against public administration), customs criminal offenses and economic and financial crimes.

Argentina: Benefits For Whistleblowers Extended To Investigations Related To Corruption, Customs Crimes And Economic...

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The National Congress has extended the benefits for whistle-blowers to crimes against the public administration (corruption and fraud against public administration), customs criminal offenses and economic and financial crimes.

The new global anti-bribery standard – how will your company measure up?

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After several years of development, involving input from over 50 countries, the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has finally published ISO 37001: Anti-Bribery Management Systems Standard - a new international standard designed to assist organisations worldwide in implementing and maintaining effective anti-bribery systems.

New Argentinian Antitrust Law. The argentine antitrust commission initiates consultation process

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The new authorities of the Argentine Antitrust Commission released a draft of the new Antitrust Law, which seeks to bring Argentina into line with the international experience in this matter.
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