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The DOJ dismissed charges against a Uruguayan banker accused more than five years ago in a money laundering case tied to Venezuela’s troubled state oil company. His lawyer told GIR the case was dismissed for lack of evidence after lingering for years in part due to a prosecutor’s departure to private practice.
30 November 2023
A jury found one of two ex-Fox executives and a Uruguayan sports company guilty of bribing football officials for lucrative broadcasting contracts.
09 March 2023
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
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
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
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
Corporate counsel in Latin America have a key role in promoting codes of conduct that encourage misconduct to be reported, but more needs to be done to ensure whistleblowers receive explicit protection from retaliation or alienation, according to recent research into the business ethics of Latin America’s biggest companies.
29 August 2014
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