The level of compliance that companies meet when hiring job applicants and suppliers, especially when it comes to data protection and fraud prevention, is a critical differentiator for nearshore outsourcing. For companies that are subject to strict anti-corruption regulations, such as the FCPA or UK Bribery Act, or stringent data protection laws like the GDPR, …

Brazil’s new data protection regulation, the LGPD, will come into force in August 2020. The LGPD will give companies clear rules for establishing a solid structure for governance and control of personal data, and will leave little room for any kind of subjective interpretation. Take a look at this #MultiLatinMinute from David Robillard about Brazil’s …

Brazil’s new data protection regulation will come into force in August 2020. The General Data Protection Law (LGPD in Portuguese), which adopts best practices on transparency, legal certainty, and efficiency, will make a difference in how companies in Brazil operate. The legislation has an extraterritorial application, meaning the law applies to any individual or organization, …

The latest Global Corruption Barometer shows that corrupt practices in Latin America are on the rise. Venezuela tops the list of countries with the highest overall bribery rate, followed by Mexico and Peru. This and other news, next, on Latin America Screening News.  Corruption in Latin America on the rise According to the 10th edition …

The culture of conducting background checks, rather than just collecting applicant’s documents information, is gradually becoming more accepted amongst Human Resource professionals in Latin America. Background screening programs are increasingly more common as part of the employee selection process, especially at multinationals that need to align their practices to global standards. Companies that outsource business …

ECUADOR The personal information of nearly the entire population of Ecuador has been left exposed in a massive and unprecedented data breach. More than 20 million persons, including about 7 million minors, were exposed by the leak, which was discovered during routine research by Internet security firm vpnMentor. According to the vpnMentor report, the data …