Money laundering and corruption risks for U.S. companies in Latin America – Podcast: October 2011
With the trial of ousted Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak still frequenting global news headlines, the spotlight for anti-money laundering and anti-corruption issues has largely stayed on the Middle East. But there’s another part of the world, a little closer to home, where U.S. companies still need to exercise caution and that’s Latin America.
This region of the world presents American companies with a volatile and risky combination of a history of public corruption coupled with booming growth, particularly in industries where foreign companies often need to rely on public bidding.
To learn more about the anti-money laundering enforcement efforts in Latin America, as well as how U.S. companies can re-double their efforts to ensure compliance, we are speaking with Will Barry and Jeff Lehtman, both partners out of the Washington D.C. office of Richards Kibbe & Orbe.
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