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The Supreme Federal Court in Brasília, Brazil. The country's stroing and independent judiciary has led the way in probing and prosecuting corruption in Latin America. (Photo: Rob Sinclair)
Juan Morillo, Co-Chair of the White Collar and Corporate Investigations Practice at Quinn Emanuel and Matteson Ellis, an attorney at Miller & Chevalier.
Wednesday, February 28, 2018
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Brazil & Mexico: Contrasts in Corruption Fight


While Brazil leads LatAm efforts against corruption, Mexico fails to impress.

BY JOACHIM BAMRUD

Brazil leads Latin American prosecution of corruption and last year also dominated the region’s share of cases involving the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), experts say.

“There is no doubt that Brazil leads its Latin American neighbors both in terms of internal efforts to fight corruption and as regards collaboration with its U.S. counterparts,” says Juan Morillo, Co-Chair of the White Collar and Corporate Investigations Practice at Quinn Emanuel.

In contrast, Mexico has yet to ...

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Keywords: Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, FCPA, Mexico, Miller & Chavelier, Pemex, Peru, Petrobras, Quinn Emanuel, Venezuela

 

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