Region: Panama

Chile TI head quits after Panama Papers leaks

06 April 2016

Panama Papers put spotlight on new Fifa president

06 April 2016

Panama Papers spark interest from international tax investigators

04 April 2016

Former SAP exec pleads guilty to FCPA charge

A former regional director of German software company SAP, Vicente Eduardo Garcia, has pleaded guilty to participating in a scheme to bribe Panamanian officials to secure government contracts, the US Department of Justice said in a statement on 12 August.

13 August 2015

DoJ expects more cooperation between US and Latin American enforcers

Cooperation between US and Latin American law enforcers will continue to increase according to James Koukios, senior deputy chief of the fraud section in the criminal division of the US Department of Justice, who urged companies to cooperate with authorities.

22 October 2014

DoJ points to sectors most vulnerable to corruption in LatAm

Evidence from investigations around Latin America suggests that the extractive, utilities and health sectors are among those most vulnerable to corruption, says James Koukios, senior deputy chief of the fraud section in the criminal division of the US Department of Justice.

17 October 2014

Two weeks to go until São Paulo Anti-Corruption Conference

Only two weeks to go until Latin Lawyer and GIR’s 2nd Annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations Conference, which takes place on Thursday 16 October at the Tivoli Hotel in São Paulo.

29 September 2014

US investigates Banco Espírito Santo

The US Securities and Exchange Commission, Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, Financial Industry Regulatory Authority and Florida’s financial regulator are investigating dealings between the Florida branch of Banco Espírito Santo and its Panama subsidiary, the bank has confirmed.

17 September 2014

Arnold & Porter lawyer opens DC arbitration boutique

Latin American specialist Margarita Sánchez, a former associate at Arnold & Porter, has opened an arbitration and anti-corruption boutique in Washington, DC. By Leo Szolnoki.

12 June 2014

More Finmeccanica bribery arrests

Italian authorities have arrested two former managers of the country’s state-owned engineering company in connection with a widening corruption investigation, according to The Financial Times.

24 March 2014

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