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Latin America is a region of great diversity, from the food to the languages to the cultures and the people. This also means that the forms of bribery in the region can be extremely diverse. Nonetheless, there are some common threats that FCPA practitioners in the region tend to confront time and time again.
Corruption risk in Latin America often arises from three sources: the police, regulatory uncertainty and family-owned businesses. To learn more, watch this complimentary video from the TRACE Anti-Bribery Training Vignettes collection:
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