Anti-Corruption in Latin America

Debevoise is a recognized leader in anti-corruption and anti-bribery matters in Latin America, leveraging deep experience to assist clients in all aspects of compliance ...

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Recognized by Chambers Global and Chambers Latin America as a Band 1 firm for Corporate Crime & Investigations – Latin America-wide. Also recognized as a top tier firm for Corporate Crime & Investigations in Brazil by Chambers Brazil (2023).

Long-standing experience in dealing with complex, cross-border investigations and compliance issues.

Debevoise & Plimpton provides the kind of guaranteed quality only a top-tier law firm can offer. They have a very strong team for Latin American matters.

Has a deep knowledge and understanding of Latin America and its team is sophisticated, experienced and creative.

Debevoise & Plimpton are practical and balanced in their support and guidance. They are honest and have integrity.

They are able to provide an experienced and commercial view of the pros and cons of various different approaches.

Chambers Latin America, 2022-2024

Top-ranked for Compliance and Investigations in Latin America by The Legal 500 Latin America (2024).

They are thought leaders in the areas of compliance, internal investigations, and arbitration.

They have an excellent ability to simplify and manage the most complex cases and situations in an efficient and clear manner.

Debevoise is one of the best, or the best US law firm I have worked with. They have a depth of experience as well as a hands-on approach.

Great experience, with a lot of expertise and depth of analysis. An elite practice.

The Legal 500 Latin America, 2022-2024

Top-ranked in Brazil for Corporate Crime & Investigations.

They have a very competent team that is always ready to handle complex cases in a timely manner and with attention to detail.

They are trustworthy and dedicated - spectacular quality.

Chambers Brazil, 2023

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International Associate Program

Debevoise’s relationships in the region are complemented by the firm’s International Associate Program. Debevoise regularly hosts international associates from major Latin American law firms that work on a rotating basis.

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Our Team

Debevoise has significant experience across the region, in countries including:

  • Argentina
  • Brazil
  • Chile
  • Colombia
  • Dominican Republic
  • Mexico
  • Peru
  • Venezuela

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We have worked on hundreds of completed transactions in the region, including some of the largest and most challenging projects. Debevoise has a large number of partners, counsel and associates who spend a significant amount of their time on infrastructure and other Latin American matters. Most of them speak Spanish and/or Portuguese.

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