Work Area: Compliance & Investigations

Colombia issues first Odebrecht collusion fines

Colombia’s competition authority has fined Odebrecht, two other construction companies and four individuals a combined €70.6 million (US$85.5 million) for rigging a tender to construct a highway project worth more than €1 billion (US$1.2 billion).

21 January 2021

Argentine criminal 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.

18 January 2021

Honorato Delaveau hires partner to lead new regulatory practice

Chile’s Honorato Delaveau has hired the general manager of financial services group Tanner to head its new corporate governance, IT and financial regulation department.

06 January 2021

Miranda & Amado opens white-collar crime practice with hires

Peruvian firm Miranda & Amado Abogados has announced the launch of a white-collar crime practice by hiring two partners from a local compliance boutique.

18 December 2020

Mexico investigates commodity trader Vitol following US settlement

Mexico is investigating Swiss commodities trading company Vitol over alleged bribery, according to the country’s top anti-corruption prosecutor.

17 December 2020

Tune into LL-GIR Interactive today

Don't forget to take part in Latin Lawyer-Global Investigations Review Interactive today. The event starts with a keynote by Mexico’s Special Anti-Corruption Prosecutor María de la Luz Mijangos Borja. Read on to find out more information.

07 December 2020

Ex-justice minister Sérgio Moro joins Alvarez & Marsal

Alvarez & Marsal has hired Sérgio Moro, who rose to prominence for presiding over Brazil’s blockbuster Operation Car Wash bribery investigation, to its disputes and investigations group.

02 December 2020

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