Incoming Mexican President Andrés Manuel
López Obrador (AMLO) is set to crack down on bribery and
corruption in the country to never before seen levels. One of
the main promises of his campaign was to tackle the deep
corruption in the country, which could lead to an investigation
that could rival Brazil’s Lava Jato
AMLO is set to install an exemplary special prosecutor for
corruption once he takes office, who will investigate bribery
issues in past infrastructure projects, in business, and within
AMLO won by the elections in Mexico by a resounding
majority"In our view, AMLO is going to usher in a new wave of
anti-corruption investigations; an anti-corruption tsunami,"
said Megan Gordon, partner at Clifford Chance. As the Lava Jato
investigation unfolded, Brazil suddenly found itself embroiled
in a major scandal providing for investigations all over Latin
America. The scandal hit Mexico to an extent...