Latin America: FCPA Cases Grow

The Robert F. Kennedy Department of Justice Building in Washington, D.C., headquarters of the United States Department of Justice. (Photo: Coolcaesar)

Matteson Ellis, an attorney at Miller & Chevalier and Juan Morillo, Co-Chair of the White Collar and Corporate Investigations Practice at Quinn Emanuel. (Latinvex collage)

Latin America now leads in FCPA cases worldwide.


As a new annual survey shows corruption growing in Latin America, experts warn that so will cases related to the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) as well as other fraud.

Over half of all new FCPA cases in 2017 involved the payment of bribes in Latin America – and the trend will continue, or even intensify, in 2018, according to experts.

“In 2018, there will continue to be a demand for attorneys, accountants, compliance professionals and others who work on FCPA/corruption and fraud related matters in Latin America,” says Matteson Ellis, an attorney at Miller & Chevalier and author of The FCPA in Latin America. “This is because ...

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Keywords:  Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, FCPA, Mexico, Miller & Chevalier, Panama, Peru, Quinn Emanuel


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