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  • From Vol. 6 No.1 (Jan. 18, 2017)

    Regional Risk Spotlight: Myanmar Trips on Legacy of Corruption As It Moves Toward Greater Transparency

    In 2011, Myanmar’s military junta stepped aside after almost half a century in power, and a civilian government began the process of normalizing relations with the West. Since then the country has been rocked by ethnic conflict and civil war, but, by most accounts, the country’s leadership has made steady progress in establishing the legal, financial and civic institutions upon which a more equitable society may be built, including the passage of the Anti-Corruption Law in 2013. Myanmar’s efforts to instill a culture of anti-corruption among officials has largely been successful despite a weak record of enforcement activity, anti-corruption lawyers and political risk consultants based in the region told The FCPA Report’s sister publication Policy and Regulatory Report (PaRR). See “Regional Risk Spotlight: Douglas Mancill of PriceSanond Explains the Thai Corruption Landscape” (Nov. 18, 2015).

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  • From Vol. 3 No.18 (Sep. 10, 2014)

    Analyzing and Addressing Corruption Risks in Southeast Asia

    Companies operating in Southeast Asia stand to profit significantly from the unique business opportunities in the region but also face extensive corruption risks – risks rooted in that region’s politics, traditions, laws and more.  At a recent webinar hosted by Strafford Publications, anti-corruption experts discussed the intricacies of operating in ASEAN countries.  The panelists included: Edward Fishman, a partner at K&L Gates; Neil McInnes and Barry Vitou, partners at Pinsent Masons and Matthew Reinhard, a member at Miller & Chevalier.  This article outlines region-wide and country-specific corruption risks as well as some of the best practices the panelists discussed for addressing those risks.

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