Don't panic: Conducting cross-border investigations in Latin America

June 2017

In this article, which was published in the June edition of  Compliance & Ethics Professional, our experts discuss the corruption crackdown that is taking Latin America by storm, and how attorneys can bring forth a sound investigation plan to best help their companies respond to corruption allegations.

Read the full article [pdf]

Key takeaways:

  • Identify all relevant stakeholders to discuss strategy, roles, and information sharing protocols.
  • Consider forming a special investigation committee to oversee the internal investigation and serve as an independent
    review board.
  • Determine the necessary investigative work streams, including data analytics and due diligence checks.
  • Discuss and agree with the company’s shadow investigation team on the investigation’s plan and scope.
  • Establish an agile and scalable project management and communication plan with a dedicated central coordinator to
    facilitate status reporting, issue escalation, and administrative tasks.


Al Park, Senior Partner in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics, and Intelligence practice and is the Global Practice
Leader for the Technology group in Washington DC.

Mason Pan, Director in Control Risks’ Compliance, Forensics and Intelligence practice and is the Data Analytics
Leader for the Americas region in Washington DC.

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