Inter-American Dialogue's Latin America Advisor asked Marcela Cristina Blanco, associate attorney in Diaz Reus’ Bogota, Colombia office: How Well Do Latin American Banks Protect Against Cyber Attacks?...more
1.1 What authorities can prosecute business crimes, and are there different enforcement authorities at the national and regional levels?
The Office of the Attorney General of Colombia, “AGO” (Fiscalía General de la...more
Corruption is prevalent in the global marketplace. Colombia is not an exception. It currently scored 94 in the Corruption Perceptions Index of 2012 - the 36th most corrupt of 176 countries measured. However, in order to fight...more
In Colombia, as in many other countries, closing down or dissolving a business is often more complicated than setting up a new one. Although there is a lot of information related to setting up a company in this country, there...more
Colombians enjoy broad personal privacy rights such as: (i) personal and familial privacy; (ii) protection of good name; (iii) protection of personal correspondence and other personal communications; and (iv) access to...more
Colombia, the fourth largest economy in Latin America and the third largest in South America, is the second largest Spanish speaking country in the world, trailing Mexico. Famous for producing some of the finest coffee and...more