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

Practices: Anti-Corruption / International Risk, COVID-19, Economic Sanctions & Export Control, Latin America

On May 27, 2020, Ropes & Gray’s anti-corruption and international risk attorneys hosted the third event in their virtual “Cafecito con Ropes & Gray” series of casual, Chatham House Rule virtual roundtable discussions aiming to address anti-bribery and anti-corruption concerns for businesses operating in Latin America during the COVID-19 pandemic launched by María González Calvet and Nick Berg

In this latest discussion, partner Ama Adams examined sanctions and export considerations for suppliers of COVID-19 relief items to Latin American jurisdictions. 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. The second session on April 30 examined compliance risks that the crisis has brought on companies operating in Latin America. Upcoming Cafecito con Ropes & Gray roundtable providing opportunities to share thought leadership and experiences on navigating the global pandemic in Latin America include (date to follow):

  • Data Privacy Concerns for Latin America Businesses during COVID-19 with guest speaker Ed McNicholas
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