I live in Mexico City and work in Mexico and Latin America. Here's what ISO 37001 looks like from my perspective.
Entries in Colombia (32)
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.
Olympus Corporation of the Americas said Tuesday settled two separate investigations, including one involving Foreign Corrupt Practices Act offenses.
Here are highlights about Latin American corruption, enforcement, and compliance through July 2015.
Here are highlights about Latin American corruption, enforcement, and compliance through June 2015.
Joseph Sigelman, the former co-CEO of PetroTiger, pleaded guilty today to one criminal count during the third week of his FCPA trial.
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.
Prosecutors in Colombia charged six current and former employees of the state-controlled oil company with taking bribes from services company PetroTiger Ltd.
Yesterday's post by Jose Da Silva about progress in Colombia against graft is a welcome push back to the out of date stereotype that corruption is just how business is done there. To paraphrase a senior executive at Siemens, there are honest, decent people everywhere who want to do business the right way. You find them and then you can do bribe-free business.
Yes it's true. Latin America is perceived as a high-risk destination, with too much corruption and government oversight that falls short when measured against the United States, Europe, and other more developed economies.