Experts: Latin America FCPA Work Increases

US Security and Exchange Commission headquarters in Washington, DC. (Photo: Ramey Logan)

Adolfo Garcia and Alejandro Fiuza, Brown Rudnick; Asheesh Goel, Ropes & Gray and Juan Morillo, Quinn Emanuel. (Latinvex collage)

Petrobras, Odebrecht scandals have significant impact on FCPA & fraud sector.


Despite a new US Administration led by President Donald Trump, experts say the demand for work on the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) is strong, following a banner year.

“President Trump and his appointed SEC Chair, Jay Clayton, have expressed FCPA skepticism in the past, but the new administration has not given any indication that reducing FCPA enforcement or revamping the current FCPA regime would be a top priority,” says Asheesh Goel, co-chair of Ropes & Gray’s global anti-corruption and international risks practice. 2016 was a banner year for FCPA and Fraud enforcement in Latin America and the outlook for 2017 is equally as promising.”

Other experts agree.

“We fully expect ...


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Keywords: Argentina, Brazil, Brown Rudnick, Chile, Colombia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, FCPA, Honduras, Mexico, Odebrecht, Panama, Petrobras, Quinn Emanuel, Ropes & Gray, Venezuela


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