White collar crime and compliance

Graña y Montero faces bribery-related securities complaint

Peruvian construction company Graña y Montero is facing an FCPA-related securities fraud lawsuit over its relationship with corruption-marred Brazilian engineering business Odebrecht.

Mijares hires environmental and white-collar head

Mijares, Angoitia, Cortés y Fuentes SC has hired the former general counsel of Mexico’s Federal Environmental Protection Agency (PROFEPA) to head both its environmental practice and a new branch of its global investigations group.

Competing forces

Brazil is the epicentre of one of the largest corruption probes in the world, but with at least four different authorities policing the investigation and little coordination between them, companies implicated in Lava Jato are finding it difficult to resume normal business, including participation in public tenders, even if they've signed a leniency agreement. Levy & Salomão Advogados's Alexandre Ditzel Faraco and Rafael Zabaglia consider the competing enforcers putting hurdles in the way of Brazil's anti-corruption leniency programme

Under siege

Between lawyer arrests, government investigations, an influx of foreign competitors and a technology arms race, senior partners in Peru are facing pressure from all sides. Vincent Manancourt convened a roundtable of local leaders to discuss the challenges


Insight

Reference

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Construction

Chile

Alfonso Reymond Larraín and Rodrigo Riquelme Yanez

Reymond & Cía

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla, Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri, Adriana Regina Sarra de Deus and Juliana Yumi Shiina Morato

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment Second Edition

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group