Colombian Companies Face New Compliance Challenges as Nation Ascends to World Economic Stage

Over the last decade, Colombia has made great strides toward shaking off the shadows of an era marked by corruption and violent internal conflict. By 2014, Colombia overtook Argentina to become Latin America’s third-largest economy. And, with the country’s marked advances toward a peace agreement and a growing international economic presence, the relevance of U.S. export control and sanctions requirements for Colombian companies has changed: it has shifted from narrow concerns about being named as OFAC targets to a larger perspective that regards trade compliance as a key business principle to enhance competitive advantage and to expand opportunities for continued growth.

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