Compliance & Investigations

ARGENTINE ANTI-CORRUPTION LAW

NEW BILL APPROVED BY THE CHAMBER OF SENATORS


Legal entities criminal liability for corruption crimes against public administration

The Argentine Anti-Corruption Office recently submitted to Argentine Congress a law proposal (“Anticorruption Bill”) providing criminal liability for legal entities regarding crimes of corruption against public administration and foreign bribery. The purpose of the Anticorruption Bill is to encourage legal entities to prevent the commission of corruption related crimes by implementing integrity programs and by cooperating with the authorities in order to provide more efficiency in law enforcement.