Since January, companies of all sizes in Peru are compelled to implement compliance schemes aimed at fighting corporate corruption.
As Journalist Élida Vega explains in this article released by El Comercio, Peruvian Act 30424 sets a turning point in the history of Peruvian business law, as now legal persons can be sanctioned for crimes such as bribery, money laundering and terrorist financing.
As explained by Antoni Bosch, Head of Corporate Governance and Compliance at ONTIER Peru, compliance schemes force companies to analyse their structure and procedures. That way, as Vega states, 'companies will make sure if the risks they're facing can involve any crimes or frauds.'
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