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Charles E. Meacham, Partner with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP to Speak at The Knowledge Groupís Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Regulation: Latin American Landscape in 2017

New York, NY, May 17, 2017 --( The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series, the leading producer of regulatory focused webcasts, has announced today that Charles E. Meacham, Partner with Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP will speak at The Knowledge Group’s webcast entitled: “Anti-Corruption Enforcement and Regulation: Latin American Landscape in 2017.” This event is scheduled for June 8, 2017 from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm ET.

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About Charles E. Meacham
Charlie Meacham, a bilingual and bicultural corporate lawyer born and raised in Caracas, advises clients with cross-border projects throughout the Americas. Charlie opened the Gardere office in Mexico City in 1992, and was the resident U.S. partner in charge until 1996. He advises clients doing or seeking to do business in Mexico and Latin America on how to structure investments and projects, including cross border joint ventures, public bids for infrastructure projects, acquisitions and divestitures and international contracting matters.

Charlie also represents Latin American and other foreign investors in the U.S., and advises clients worldwide on compliance with the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other anti-corruption conventions. Clients rely on Charlie’s ability to quickly gain entrée and to navigate the business communities, governments and regulations of nations with emerging economies.

Charlie received his B.A. from The University of Texas at Austin and his J.D. from The University of Texas School of Law.

About Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP
Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP, an Am Law 200 firm founded in 1909 and one of the Southwest's largest full-service law firms, has offices in Austin, Dallas, Denver, Houston and Mexico City. Gardere provides legal services to private and public companies and individuals in the areas of aviation, chemical and refining, corporate, energy, environmental, financial restructuring and reorganization, government affairs, hospitality, insurance, intellectual property, international, labor and employment, litigation, manufacturing, maritime, private equity, real estate, retail, tax, technology law and venture capital.

Gardere Wynne Sewell’s International Team
From offices in the United States and Mexico, Gardere’s International Practice helps clients operate in today’s global economy. Gardere has more than 30 professionals operating as a boutique within an Am Law 200 law firm and is able to provide focused service with the resources of a large firm. The firm understands that clients engaged in the global marketplace need lawyers who can operate seamlessly across multiple jurisdictions. Gardere’s international experts are multi-lingual, culturally fluent and intimately familiar with various legal systems across the world, especially those in Latin America. Whether help is needed with commercial transactions, regulatory matters, customs and import regulations, immigration matters, M&A and joint ventures, international disputes, or international tax planning, Gardere’s international team is here to assist.


For the past years, anti-corruption compliance and enforcement have always been a priority for most countries in Latin America. In the 2015 Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) of Transparency International, Latin America was described as the region with a "serious corruption problem." This controversy has sparked a major concern for businesses, particularly to other foreign countries that are about to conduct business in the region. Nevertheless, with the continued scrutiny by foreign regulatory bodies especially from the United States that has further developed the Latin America’s anti-corruption enforcement, risks and threats are minimized and controlled.

In this live Webcast, a panel of thought leaders and professionals assembled by The Knowledge Group will help the audience understand the important issues surrounding the anti-corruption landscape in Latin America. Speakers will also give highlight to the recent enforcement trends and developments.

Key topics include:

• Identifying and Mitigating Anti-Corruption Risks
• Corruption in Latin America – Recent Statistics
• Mexico's New Anti-Corruption Framework
• Implications to the Year Ahead
• Recent Trends and Developments

About The Knowledge Group/The Knowledge Congress Live Webcast Series

The Knowledge Group was established with the mission to produce unbiased, objective, and educational live webinars that examine industry trends and regulatory changes from a variety of different perspectives. The goal is to deliver a unique multilevel analysis of an important issue affecting business in a highly focused format. To contact or register for an event, please visit:
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