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Brazil: Manual for Calculation of Fines in Sanctioning Administrative Proceedings is Published

The CGU - a law enforcement entity - has given greater clarity on how each criteria provided by the law will be taken into...

February 2019 International Trade Compliance Update

Read publicationWelcome to the February 2019 edition of Baker McKenzie’s International Trade Compliance Update. Here are some highlights:Best Practices Guide developed for UN...

Connected Compliance: The Global Case for Integration

Leverage the value of connected compliance to your competitive advantage In the autumn of 2017, we spoke with more than 500 UK multinationals about their...

New Legislation in Chile to Fight Corruption

On November 20, 2018, Law 21,121 was published (the "Law"), which introduced various modifications to Chilean criminal law on crimes against corruption, increasing the...

Baker McKenzie Latin America Antitrust & Competition Handbook

Antitrust law in Latin America is evolving. Stronger cooperation among regulators and the growing influence of the OECD — to which Brazil, Chile, Colombia...

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.

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