Anti-Corruption Team Hosts Second Virtual Roundtable Focused on Latin America and COVID-19

Practices: Anti-Corruption / International Risk, Latin America, COVID-19

On April 30, 2020, Ropes & Gray’s anti-corruption and international risk attorneys hosted the second event in their virtual “Cafecito con Ropes & Gray” series. The casual, Chatham House Rule virtual roundtable discussions aim to address anti-bribery and anti-corruption concerns for businesses operating in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic. 

In this latest discussion, partners Nick Berg and María González Calvet examined compliance risks that the crisis has brought on companies operating in Latin America and offered recommendations for how to mitigate these risks. Attendees included firm clients and compliance officers operating in Latin America. 

The first session on April 15 examined historical corruption cases during prior humanitarian crises. Upcoming Cafecito con Ropes & Gray roundtables providing opportunities to share thought leadership and experiences on navigating the global pandemic in Latin America include (dates to follow):

  • Data Privacy Concerns for Latin America Businesses with guest speaker Ed McNicholas
  • Sanctions and Export Considerations for Suppliers of COVID-19 Relief Items to Latin American Jurisdictions with guest speaker Ama Adams
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