Davis Polk partners Dan Kahn and Tatiana Martins and counsel Jordan Leigh Smith authored “Best practices for conducting compliance risk assessments” in Latin Lawyer’s The Guide to Corporate Compliance - Fourth Edition. The article provides insights for corporate decision-makers on effectively handling compliance obligations in Latin America, with an emphasis on implementing a compliance program designed to prevent and detect criminal conduct and non-compliance with corporate policies and procedures. Even when misconduct occurs, the existence of a compliance program that is thoughtfully designed to address a company’s specific risk profile and one that is periodically updated is considered by regulatory authorities to be a critical mitigating factor when determining potential penalties for legal violations. Associate David Feinstein also contributed to the article.

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