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Entries in Chile (11)

Tuesday
Jan172017

Chilean chemical company pays $30.5 million for FCPA violations

Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile SA agreed Friday to pay $30.5 million to resolve criminal and civil Foreign Corrupt Practices Act charges that it bribed Chilean politicians to influence government policies and plans.

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Monday
Jul252016

LATAM Airlines pays $22 million to resolve FCPA offenses

LATAM Airlines Group S.A. (LATAM), a commercial airline company based in Chile, agreed to pay more than $22 million to the DOJ and SEC Monday to resolve FCPA offenses for bribing union officials in Argentina.

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Tuesday
May032016

Fernando Cevallos: For Latin America, ISO 37001 brings needed compliance credibility

I live in Mexico City and work in Mexico and Latin America. Here's what ISO 37001 looks like from my perspective.

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Tuesday
Mar012016

Olympus pays DOJ $22.8 million to resolve Latin America FCPA offenses

Olympus Corporation of the Americas said Tuesday settled two separate investigations, including one involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses.

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Thursday
Feb042016

SEC charges South America airline exec with FCPA violations for union payoffs

The CEO of South America-based LAN Airlines agreed Thursday to settle SEC charges that he violated the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when he authorized more than $1 million in improper payments to a sham consultant during a dispute between the airline and its unionized employees in Argentina.

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Wednesday
Nov042015

Chile: The reality of corporate criminal liability drives new compliance efforts

In a prior post for the FCPA Blog, Elena Lazareva wrote about Caso Penta -- one of the biggest corruption scandals in Chilean history. As she said, the case is revealing hidden connections between business and politics in the country.

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Tuesday
Aug112015

Caso Penta case reveals hidden connections between Chilean business and politics

One of the biggest corruption scandals in Chile -- Caso Penta -- is still unfolding as prosecutors doggedly follow the money.

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Wednesday
Jun102015

Latin America Enforcement Report – June  2015

Here are highlights from Latin America in connection with corruption, enforcement, and compliance through May 2015.

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Thursday
Sep062012

Country Enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention -- Progress Report 2012

Transparency International (TI) released its eighth annual progress report on the enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention today.

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Thursday
Dec082011

America Leads From The Back

Can or should the U.S. continue to lead the fight against international graft?

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Tuesday
Nov022010

Fit To Lead?

On the new CPI, America landed just ahead of Uruguay, France, and Estonia -- a neighborhood not well known for iron-fisted compliance. What's that mean for FCPA enforcement?

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