Region: Latin America & Caribbean

Colombia fines two ex-Odebrecht executives

19 January 2021

Colombia issues first Odebrecht collusion fines

Colombia’s competition authority said employees at Odebrecht, Episol and Corficolombiana colluded to bribe public officials to win a highway project, in an investigation stemming from Odebrecht’s 2016 plea agreement with the US Department of Justice.

19 January 2021

Former Rio de Janeiro governor sentenced to 11 years for bribery

14 January 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

People News: US fraud prosecutor joins law firm

The US Justice Department’s recently-departed market integrity chief has joined Morrison & Foerster, and the Biden-Harris transition team announced new joiners to the White House legal team.

11 January 2021

A look back at GIR's Interactive Regional Spotlight: Latin America conference

Video: GIR’s Interactive Regional Spotlight: Latin America conference can now be viewed online in full.

08 January 2021

Panama to launch legal proceedings over Odebrecht's failure to pay corruption fine

06 January 2021

ICYMI: Developments over the holiday season

A Happy New Year from all of us at GIR! A round-up of news developments from the past three weeks, including a $10 million fine for Ticketmaster in the US for corporate espionage offences and the end of Société Générale’s landmark bribery DPA in France.

04 January 2021

GIR’s top stories of 2020

A collection of GIR’s most-read stories as well as the editorial team’s favourite news articles, interviews, and features from 2020.

18 December 2020

World Bank debars third company in Colombian contract fraud

The World Bank’s sanctions board debarred a Greek company after a contentious battle between the business and the Integrity Vice Presidency.

17 December 2020

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