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Entries in Colombia (35)

Monday
Jul102017

Odebrecht’s graft echoes across the hemisphere

Three fund managers and a national government said in SEC filings last week that Odebrecht's corruption scandal has become a problem and a risk factor for them.

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Wednesday
Jul052017

U.S. charges top Colombia anti-graft prosecutor with money laundering

Luis Gustavo Moreno Rivera. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Colombian Attorney GeneralColombia's top anti-corruption prosecutor was indicted in the United States after DEA agents in Miami recorded him agreeing to take bribes to subvert investigations in the U.S. and Colombia.

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Monday
Jun052017

SEC bans former PetroTiger GC

The former general counsel of oil and gas services firm PetroTiger was suspended from practicing before the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission after pleading guilty to an FCPA conspiracy.

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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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Wednesday
Mar162016

Former PetroTiger chief sues Quinn Emanuel for refund after ‘astronomical’ bills

Joseph Sigelman (screen capture from YouTube video posted by Joseph Sigelman)Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger who was sentenced to probation and no jail time for an FCPA conspiracy when he pleaded guilty two weeks into his trial, is now fighting with the lawyers who defended him.

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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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Wednesday
Aug122015

Latin America Enforcement Report – August 2015

Here are highlights about Latin American corruption, enforcement, and compliance through July 2015.

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Wednesday
Jul292015

Latin America Enforcement Report – July 2015

Here are highlights about Latin American corruption, enforcement, and compliance through June 2015.

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Monday
Jun152015

Trial ends when former PetroTiger boss pleads guilty 

Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger, pleaded guilty today to one criminal count during the third week of his FCPA trial.

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Wednesday
Mar182015

Colombia returnees bring back hope

When I was a young man the FARC rebels kidnapped my grandfather. Colombia was a lawless land ruled by Pablo Escobar and the cartels. Our daily news was filled with stories about bombs and rebel attacks.

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Monday
Mar162015

Colombia arrests six linked to alleged PetroTiger bribes

Prosecutors in Colombia charged six current and former employees of the state-controlled oil company with taking bribes from services company PetroTiger Ltd.

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Wednesday
Mar112015

From Latin America: The art of the intermediary

As Mike Scher said last week on the FCPA Blog, there are honest, decent people everywhere who want to do business the right way. And thank you Mike, for rightly calling business that depends on bribery an out of date practice that doesn't serve anybody.

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