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The Guide to Corporate Compliance

First Edition

Editor:

Published June 2020

Published by Latin Lawyer and LACCA, edited by Andrew M Levine, a litigation partner at Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla, a corporate attorney and compliance professional, Valeria Plastino, vice president, general counsel and regional ethics and compliance officer at CenturyLink, and Fabio Selhorst, general counsel, chief integrity officer and chief communications officer at Camargo Corrêa Infra, The Guide to Corporate Compliance is designed to assist key corporate decision makers and their advisers in the effective handling of their compliance obligations in Latin America. The guide delivers specialist insight to our readers –general counsel, compliance officers, government agencies and private practitioners – who must navigate the region’s complex, fast-changing framework of rules and regulations. In preparing this guide, we have been working with practitioners from a variety of disciplines and geographies, who have contributed a wealth of knowledge and experience. We are grateful for their cooperation and insight.

Introduction

Introduction

Andrew M Levine

Part 1: Setting the Scene

1. The Evolution of Compliance: How Did We Get Here?

Peter S Spivack and Isabel Costa Carvalho

2. Latin America's Compliance Climate Today

Jocelyn E Strauber , Julie Bedard , Lauren A Eisenberg and Mayra Suarez

Part 2: Building an Effective Compliance Programme

3. The Profile of a Successful Compliance Department

Reynaldo Manzanarez Radilla

4. Developing a Robust Compliance Programme in Latin America

Brendan P Cullen and Anthony J Lewis

5. The Board, Compliance and Rising Expectations

Andrew Béla Jánszky

6. Building Effective Internal Communication Channels

Daniel R Alonso , Andrew P Pennacchia , Benjamin W Hutten and Norma Ramirez-Marin

7. Employee Compliance Training: Adapting Programmes to Local Laws and Customs

Luis A García Campuzano

8. How to Conduct Internal Investigations of Alleged Wrongdoing

Adrián Magallanes and Diego Sierra Laris

9. Embracing Technology

Matthew Galvin and Vincent M Walden

Part 3: Compliance as a Business Advantage

10. Selling Integrity

Carolina Goldenberg and Jussara Rocha Tibério

11. Assessing and Mitigating Compliance Risks in the Transactional Context

Andrew M Levine and Erich O Grosz

12. The Advantage of a Robust Compliance Programme in the Event of an External Investigation

Shin Jae Kim , Renata Muzzi Gomes de Almeida , Giovanni Paolo Falcetta , Karla Lini Maeji , Fabio Rawet Heilberg and Laís Neme Cury Augusto Rezende

13. Certifications of Ethics: are They Worth It?

José Quiñones , Evelyn Rebuli Villavicencio , Ignacio Grazioso , Javier Castellán and Luis Pedro Martínez

Part 4: Legislative and Regulatory Pressure Points

14. Anti Money Laundering and Counter-Terrorist Financing Law

Ana Maria Belotto , Antenor Madruga and Mariana Tumbiolo

15. Environmental and Health and Safety Compliance: Avoiding Costly Penalties

Luis Fernando Macías Gómez , Alexander Acosta Jurado , María Paula González Espinel , Carolina Porras and Irene Salazar

16. Navigating Competition Rules From a Chile Perspective

Lorena Pavic , José Pardo and Benjamín Torres

17. Compliance Checks for Avoiding Tax Evasion Fines

Carolina Rozo and Pamela Alarcón Arias

Part 5: Staying Compliant in Higher-Risk Industries

18. Working with the Public-Sector: How to Say 'No' to Bribery in the Oil and Gas and Infrastructure Industries in Brazil

Anna Carolina Malta Spilborghs and Jose Guilherme Berman

20. Data Privacy and Protection Relating to Healthcare in Europe, the United States and Brazil

Fabio Alonso Vieira and Carolina Barbosa Cunha Costa

Part 6: Trends to Watch

21. The Creep of Legislation Targeting Private Corruption

Ben O’Neil and Francesca Wool

22. External Compliance Monitorships

Erica Sellin Sarubbi and Tomás Fezas Vital Mesquita

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The Guide to Corporate Compliance - First Edition

  • Introduction
  • Part 1: Setting the Scene
  • Part 2: Building an Effective Compliance Programme
  • Part 3: Compliance as a Business Advantage
  • Part 4: Legislative and Regulatory Pressure Points
  • Part 5: Staying Compliant in Higher-Risk Industries
  • Part 6: Trends to Watch