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Entries in Mexico (183)

Wednesday
Nov182015

Walmart cuts Q3 FCPA spending to $30 million

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said Tuesday it spent $30 million on FCPA-related costs in its third quarter, with $22 million for ongoing investigations and $8 million for enhancements to its global compliance program.

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Wednesday
Sep022015

Who's killing Mexico's journalists?

In late July, a 31-year-old photojournalist was found murdered in an apartment in Mexico City. Rubén Espinosa had been tied up and tortured and finally shot twice in the head.

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Saturday
Aug292015

It had to happen: Teens use drone to smuggle drugs

Two California teenagers pleaded guilty in federal court to drug charges, admitting they smuggled 28 pounds of heroin into the United States using drones.

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Wednesday
Aug192015

Walmart FCPA spending just topped $650 million

Walmart said in a management call Tuesday that FCPA and compliance-related costs were about $30 million during the second quarter, with $23 million for ongoing investigations and $7 million for the company's global compliance program. 

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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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Friday
Jul242015

With win over Panama, did Mexico violate the Model Rules of Professional Conduct?

Mexico's win over Panama on the strength of a questionable referee's call was discussed Thursday in Felipe Maldonado Garcia's post. I'd like to analogize what happened in the match to the world of lawyering.

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Thursday
Jul232015

Mexico beats Panama 2-1, and a legal versus ethical dilemma lingers

The Mexico men’s soccer team beat Panama Wednesday night in Atlanta in the semi-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup, on a 2-1 overtime win.

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Monday
Jun222015

Alison Taylor: Does competition cause corruption?

You might expect corrupt companies to downplay and devalue the principles of market competition. In fact the opposite is true.

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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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Wednesday
Mar182015

DOJ extends Biomet DPA for a year on Brazil, Mexico disclosures

Orthopedic device maker Biomet Inc. said in an SEC filing that the DOJ has extended for another year its 2012 deferred prosecution agreement that was part of a 2012 FCPA enforcement action.

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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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Monday
Dec222014

Shareholders move for sanctions against Wal-Mart ‘foot dragging’

Shareholders accused Wal-Mart Stores Inc. in a Delaware court filing Thursday of failing to comply with a court order to produce files from an internal FCPA investigation of alleged bribery in Mexico.

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