Region: Argentina

Lawyers wary as Argentina closes in on first corporate criminal resolution

The jury is out on the benefits for companies that cooperate with corruption investigations in Argentina after prosecutors announced they are homing in on the country’s first corporate corruption resolution.

07 November 2022

Embraer GC: compliance procedures are protecting the business

Featured in In-house

The top lawyer at Brazilian plane maker Embraer described how its compliance controls protected the company after planned sales to a troubled airline fell through.

25 October 2022

Waste management company agrees foreign bribery settlement

Stericycle will pay at least $84 million to resolve US and Brazilian investigations into an international bribery scheme in Latin America.

20 April 2022

Argentine court acquits Italian steel pipe maker CEO in Notebooks corruption case

18 August 2021

Argentina court keeps country’s enforcement efforts on track

A 2020 ruling by Argentina’s top criminal court reaffirming the constitutionality of its cooperating defendant law has prevented the derailment of the country’s biggest corruption case and the stifling of its financial crime enforcement.

12 January 2021

FIFA bans South American football officials over corruption

13 November 2019

Argentina’s investigations bar

GIR travelled to Buenos Aires to see how Argentina’s young investigations bar is developing a year after the country introduced corporate criminal liability.

23 August 2019

Former Argentinian minister to stand trial for Odebrecht-linked corruption

28 June 2019

Brazil-Argentina Odebrecht collaboration agreement gets green light

The recent ratification of a landmark information-sharing agreement between Argentina and Brazil demonstrates the practical difficulties of facilitating cooperation in the region, an audience at an IBA conference in Paris heard.

26 June 2019

Argentinian prosecutors: “Speak now or go to jail tonight”

Prosecutors in Argentina are increasingly threatening individuals with pre-trial detention to get them to disclose evidence in corruption cases, a local practitioner has said.

20 May 2019

Unlock unlimited access to all Global Investigations Review content