Reforms to the Penal Code
After several sessions in the National Assembly, the reforms to the COIP have been approved and the executive veto is pending. The project consists of 25 articles and 11 provisions that modify the Law of the public procurement system and the Law of the Comptroller’s Office. Among its nine most important components, it will restore the prior report from the Comptroller’s Office as a requirement for all public contracting processes.
It is important to note that it is a great step to have included corruption crimes in the private sector and above all, Compliance, that is, the obligation for a company to maintain compliance programs with integrity and anti-corruption standards.