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Entries in Colombia (43)

Thursday
Aug152019

Avianca discloses new FCPA investigation

Colombia's national airline said in a U.S. securities filing Thursday that it is investigating possible violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and other anti-bribery laws because of free and discounted tickets and upgrades given to government officials in various countries.

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Tuesday
Jan292019

World Bank debars Odebrecht construction units for fraud and collusion

The World Bank Tuesday debarred Brazil-based engineering and construction company Construtora Norberto Odebrecht S.A. for three years for "fraudulent and collusive practices" during a project in Colombia.

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Thursday
Jan032019

Former Colombia anti-corruption chief jailed four years for bribery

The former Colombian National Director of Anti-Corruption was sentenced Wednesday to four years in prison after a DEA sting in Miami caught him soliciting a $132,000 bribe to undermine an investigation into a local politician.

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Friday
Aug312018

Former Colombia anti-corruption chief pleads guilty to U.S. bribery charges

The former Colombian National Director of Anti-Corruption pleaded guilty in Miami after a DEA sting operation caught him soliciting a $132,000 bribe to undermine an investigation into a local politician.

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Monday
May212018

Colombia anti-corruption chief extradited to U.S. to face bribery-related charges

Luis Gustavo Moreno Rivera. Photo courtesy of the Office of the Colombian Attorney GeneralColombia's top anti-corruption prosecutor was extradited to the United States Friday to face charges connected to bribes he allegedly took to subvert investigations in the U.S. and Colombia.

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Tuesday
May082018

Report: Colombia investigates a dozen companies for overseas bribery

Colombia’s regulator overseeing fair business practices is investigating at least 12 local companies suspected of bribing officials in other countries.

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Thursday
Sep282017

Alere pays $13 million to resolve accounting fraud and FCPA offenses

Massachusetts-based Alere Inc. will pay more than $13 million to settle charges that it bribed foreign officials and committed accounting fraud to meet revenue targets, the SEC said Thursday.

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Thursday
Aug312017

Juan Manuel Bedoya-Palacio: Colombia enters the era of enforcement

Following a peace agreement that ended more than 50 years of civil conflict against the drug cartels and FARC (the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces, for its initials in Spanish), the focus now in Colombia is on exposing and prosecuting corruption.

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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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