Weighing risk and opportunity in Latin America
Posted on 01-16-2019 by Lisa Thompson

Despite recent Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) enforcement actions, there are signs of more positive engagement with governance and compliance in Latin America. Emerging markets offer attractive opportunities for investors, but businesses aiming to capitalize will need to prioritize robust due diligence... Read More

PEP-Talk: A Guide to Managing Risk from Politically Exposed Persons
Posted on 09-24-2018 by Lisa Thompson

Politically Exposed Persons (PEPs) can be among a bank’s riskiest customers. Their public positions and ability to divert funds make them prime targets for bribery and corruption. But the financial services industry doesn’t face the risk alone. Our new “PEP-Talk” eBook outlines... Read More

Here’s Why You Can’t Put a Price on Enhanced Due Diligence
Posted on 11-17-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

The Petrobras bribery and corruption scandal feels more like a telenovela—the dramatic Latin American version of a soap opera. Honestly, as investigators uncover new stones, the wild twists and turns of the scandal offer more melodrama than a series finale. According to a New York Times article... Read More

What’s a PEP and Why Should You Care?
Posted on 11-16-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

When it comes to finding your way around the regulatory landscape, the overabundant use of acronyms may make you feel like you need a translator by your side. FCPA, OAFC, BSA, PEP and others … keeping all of them straight could be a full-time job—if you weren’t already busy full-time... Read More