King & Spalding on 13th November reported that the scandal involves 8 notebooks documenting at least 7 years of elaborate corruption schemes involving senior officials in Argentina’s government.  The notebooks were kept by the driver for a close advisor to Julio de Vido, who served as Minister of Federal Planning during the presidencies of Nestor Kirchner (2003-2007) and Cristina Fernandez de Kirchner (2007-2015).  The contain meticulous records of money transported between construction companies, the presidential residence, the planning ministry, a series of safe houses, and the Kirchners’ private home.  Media in Argentina is now reporting that lawyers with the US DoJ and SEC recently visited Argentina to meet with prosecutors about possible FCPA connections.


Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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