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Healthcare Compliance Risks in Latin America

In the last decade, there have been a number of FCPA enforcement actions in the healthcare sector. This post discusses some of the challenges...

Big Brother’s New Friends: Implications for Corporate Investigations Of the DOJ’s Increasing Cooperation With...

The days of the US Justice Department being the sole prosecutor of international corporate corruption are long gone. Recent news reports are replete with...

Casinos, Fine Art, and Attorneys: The New Anti-Money Laundering Frontier in Mexico

The Federal Law for the Prevention and Identification of Transactions with Funds from Illegal Sources is now just over two years old. The authorities...

Mexico: Navigating the Opportunity and Risk of the Energy Reform

The Energy Reform recently approved by the Mexican Congress offers great opportunities to companies that want to expand into the energy sector in Mexico....

U.S. Government Relaxes Comprehensive Embargo of Cuba

On January 15, 2015, the U.S. Treasury Department’s Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”) and the U.S. Commerce Department’s Bureau of Industry and Security...

Social Media Survey – How Corporates Engage and Manage Risks

Baker & McKenzie has released its first global client survey on Social Media. Based on the responses from international clients across a range of 14...

US move to normalize relations to Cuba

On December 17, 2014, following the release by Cuba of American Alan Gross, President Obama announced a new approach to relations with Cuba. According to...

OECD’s Foreign Bribery Report released: Three-fourths of cases involved intermediaries

The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) on December 2, 2014 released its first-ever analysis of anti-bribery on a global scale. 427 transnational...

Transparency International Launches the Latest Corruption Perceptions Index 2014 – China Loses Ground

On 3 December 2014, Transparency International ("TI") launched its latest Corruption Perceptions Index ("CPI") 2014. The CPI ranks countries and territories based on how corrupt their...

Brazil: Phase 3 Report on Implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention released

On October 29, the OECD Working Group on Bribery (WGB) published its Phase 3 report on Brazil’s implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention (Convention)....

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