Anti-corruption investigations and compliance

Brazil's use of settlement funds to fight covid-19 pandemic in limbo

Brazil’s Supreme Court is set to decide whether the country can continue to put money received from corporate settlements towards combating the coronavirus.

Honduras regresses in its anti-corruption efforts

Prepare for coronavirus-linked corruption probes, say lawyers


Brazil's anti-crime bill: one step forward, another one back

Managing tension

In government investigations, the interests of companies and their employees sometimes diverge: a company may wish to self-report, whereas individual employees might be less inclined to cooperate.

Strategy & management

Change on the horizon

Ecuador is set to become the newest entrant to the market-friendly Pacific Alliance trade bloc, putting it on a path to receiving greater foreign investment. The legal markets of Ecuador’s prospective trade partners have opened up to foreign firms more than anywhere else in the region. At a roundtable in Quito law firm partners weighed up whether Ecuador’s local heavyweights should fear what is to come, or if there will be enough work to go around.

Under siege
Survival techniques