Anti-Corruption In Mexico: Reasons For Cautious Optimism
By Nicholas Berg, Samantha Badlam, Joshua Asher and Molly Gachignard (November 29, 2017, 2:48 PM EST) -- Mexico's anti-corruption enforcement regime, the National Anti-Corruption System (NAS), was adopted by Mexico's Congress on July 6, 2016, and approved by President Peña Nieto on July 18, 2016. While approval of the NAS marked an important step forward in Mexico's reform efforts, since that time the NAS has suffered a series of setbacks and delays, as the Peña Nieto government has stalled implementation of many key aspects of the NAS. Nevertheless, as the recent resignation of Mexico's attorney general, Raúl Cervantes, demonstrates, there is reason to be cautiously optimistic. A longtime member of the ruling PRI party and a close ally of President Peña Nieto, Cervantes cited the ongoing debate in Mexico surrounding the appointment of an independent anti-corruption prosecutor as the reason for stepping down....
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