Region: Chile

Chile seeks to expand corporate liability under new economic crime bill

The bill has been called “very ambitious and all-encompassing” in its attempt to better define and punish economic crime in Chile.

08 August 2022

People News: Manhattan US attorney appoints a chief counsel

In the latest round-up, US Attorney Damian Williams adds to his senior leadership team, another former FinCEN official heads to a crypto exchange and a US firm has launched a new strategic risk and crisis management practice.

12 April 2022

Brazil and Chile authorities sign anti-corruption cooperation agreement

27 March 2019

Law firms from 11 Latin American countries unite to develop investigations best practices

Brazilian law firm TozziniFreire has launched a network aimed at developing compliance best practices and enhancing discussion on regional anti-corruption matters.

27 November 2018

People news roundup: BP Deepwater Horizon spill counsel moves to DC boutique

In the latest people news, a former Kirkland & Ellis partner moves to a specialist government contracts firm and a Debevoise & Plimpton lawyer becomes head of special investigations at British pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline.

31 May 2018

The Odebrecht Fact Sheet

Despite reaching a settlement with US, Brazilian and Swiss authorities over a year ago, the fallout from Odebrecht’s bribery scheme continues with the company agreeing two additional settlements and Latin American prosecutors charging more public officials.

13 February 2018

New criminal liability law gives Peru's prosecutors the tools to tackle corruption

Peruvian prosecutors have raided the offices of three construction companies as part of a major bribery investigation – just 12 days after the country introduced corporate criminal liability for corruption and money-laundering.

15 January 2018

Peru probe highlights government conflict in Odebrecht pipeline contract

06 March 2017

Beyond Car Wash: improving Brazil’s enforcement regime

Enforcers are exploring which investigative methods deployed in Operation Car Wash can be used in the country’s other corruption probes, a Brasília prosecutor says.

11 November 2016

Chilean fishing company charged in bribery probe faces closure

04 October 2016

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