New Energy Opportunities in Mexico Raise FCPA, Anti-Bribery Risks

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Sweeping reforms across Mexico’s oil, gas and electric markets promise more opportunities for the private sector and increased investment from international firms.  However, U.S. companies looking to enter this market will need to stay vigilant to anti-corruption risks and plan ahead to ensure they have adequate anti-corruption compliance structures in place to address these risks.  Given heightened enforcement of the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, particularly in the energy industry, international energy firms need to pay particular attention to their anti-bribery risks when contemplating potential transactions in Mexico’s newly privatized energy markets.

 

Topics:  Anti-Bribery, Compliance, Corruption, Energy, FCPA, Mexico

Published In: Energy & Utilities Updates, Government Contracting Updates, International Trade Updates

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