Pursuant to Resolution MPF-SI No. 8/22, dated 27 December 2022, the district attorney of the Prosecutor’s Office (MPF) of the province of Buenos Aires created the Specialized Prosecutor Unit for the Investigation of Cybercrime (UFECI), which will have jurisdiction throughout the judicial department of San Isidro (composed of the localities of Pilar, San Fernando, San Isidro, Tigre and Vicente López). The UFECI was created to address, in a more efficient and successful way, investigations related to highly complex criminal maneuvers.
On 25 April 2022, the Anti-Corruption Office approved the System for Monitoring Private and Public Activities Before and After the Exercise of Public Function, with the purpose of collating and verifying compliance with public ethics regulations of individuals who enter and leave high-ranking public positions in the National Executive Branch.
In this edition of the anti-bribery and anti-corruption review, you will find an incisive overview of the legal and regulatory frameworks established to combat white-collar crime in major jurisdictions. With a focus on the practical implications of recent enforcement trends and policies, our lawyers examine key issues such as domestic and foreign bribery, associated offenses including money laundering, and best practices for internal compliance programs.
On April 10, 2019, Decree No. 258/2019 (the “Decree”) was published in the Official Gazette. The Decree approved the “National Anticorruption Plan (2019-2023)” (the “NAP”). Through the NAP, the Executive Branch seeks to consolidate progress in the fight against corruption and establishes certain priorities for the next five years, in…
Argentina | October 6 2018 The Anticorruption Office Resolution 27/2018 (the “Resolution”) published yesterday, in the Official Gazette contains guidelines for companies to adapt their Compliance Programs as established in Sections 22 and 23 of the Law on Corporate Criminal Liability No. 27.401 (“Law 27,401”). The Resolution provides procedures very…
Since 2 March 2018, corporate criminal liability law (Law 27,401) is in force. Legal entities will be subject to sanctions in these offenses against the Public Administration and/or corruption: (i) national and transnational bribery and influence peddling; (ii) improper and unlawful transactions of public officials; (iii) illegal exaction committed by a public official; (iv) illicit enrichment of public officials and employees; and (v) forgery of balance sheets and reports to conceal a corruption offense.
The new Law on Corporate Criminal Liability for corruption offences is approved and now companies should take the appropriate measures in order to prevent and detect possible corruption crimes committed in their workplace.
The National Congress has extended the benefits for whistle-blowers to crimes against the public administration (corruption and fraud against public administration), customs criminal offenses and economic and financial crimes.