Our top 5 anti-corruption news stories – April 2020

Our top 5 anti-corruption news stories – April 2020

1. Corruption can have no place in our covid-19 recovery. Governments and companies are taking exceptional measures to control the spread of coronavirus – but we must safeguard against those who would illegally profit from this. World Economic Forum 2. Guatemalan officials investigated for corruption. Health officials are investigated for allegedly conspiring to defraud state funds during the coronavirus crisis. Aljazeera 3. Europe’s scramble to buy covid-19 supplies. European governments expedite procedures to buy…
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3rd Andean Summit on Anti-Corruption Compliance & Enforcement

We attended the Andean Summit in Colombia 23-24 October organized by the Canadian Institute. This conference brought together experts in anti-corruption compliance and white-collar crime investigations for engaging discussions. Our partner Sandra Orihuela was co-chair at the event. The program highlighted the fact that Latin American countries have been intensifying their efforts to abate corruption by enacting new legislation, creating new anti-corruption authorities, participating in multi-jurisdictional enforcement actions, multilateral conventions and working groups aimed at…
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