Matteson Ellis's Presentation on FCPA Compliance Summarized in The FCPA Report

"Corruption Risk and the Changing Legal Climate in Latin America"
The FCPA Report
02.19.14This article summarizes key highlights from Matteson Ellis's recent Strafford Publications webinar on "FCPA Compliance in Latin America 2014 - Implementing Compliance Programs and Mitigating Legal Risks." While Latin American countries offer a wealth of business opportunities, the region's corruption risks can be difficult to navigate. In this presentation, Ellis discusses bribes as significant regional obstacles and identifies the three critical corruption risks in Latin America: police, regulatory uncertainty and family-owned businesses. He also examines new anti-corruption laws in Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Peru and the challenges they pose to their respective jurisdictions, as well as ways to optimize performance and combat risks.
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