Publish in Special Reports - Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Mexico’s President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador at a press conference April 24, 2019. (Photo: Mexican Presidency)
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)
Despite new president’s anti-corruption pledge, major progress not expected soon.
BY JOACHIM BAMRUD
Mexico’s new president Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador won office in large part due to pledges to fight corruption.
Yet, experts caution that his goal may be undermined by insufficient resources.
Meanwhile, Mexico is expected to continue lagging Brazil when it comes to FCPA cooperation with the United States, they warn.
In this interview with Latinvex, Matteson Ellis, an attorney at Miller & Chevalier and author of The FCPA in Latin America, and Juan Morillo, Co-Chair of the White Collar and Corporate Investigations Practice at Quinn Emanuel, share their insights into Mexico’s developments and outlook.
Keywords: Corruption, FCPA, Mexico, Miller & Chevalier, Quinn Emanuel
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