AKE Ones to Watch: 27 February 2017

Americas: Ecuador prepares for historic presidential runoff Sectors: all Key Risks: political stability; policy continuity In Ecuador, the coming weeks will be marked by the electoral campaign ahead of the 2 April presidential runoff between ruling party Alianza Pais (AP) candidate Lenin Moreno and opposition centre-right Creando Oportunidades (CREO) candidate Guillermo Lasso. Final results from…

Online Training Platform launch

We are proud to announce the launch of our online training platform. At AKE we embrace technology, E-learning provides learners with mobile, relevant and self-paced content. The acceleration of technology  has triggered huge changes in how we access, consume, discuss, and share content. A key advantage to learning online is that it ensures faster delivery and lower costs. E-learning courses can have a positive and direct…

Ones to Watch: 20 February 2017

  Americas: Odebrecht corruption probe to intensify at regional scale Sectors: infrastructure; public works contracts Key Risks: contract cancellations/renegotiations; corruption fallout In Latin America, the investigations into Brazilian engineering conglomerate Odebrecht’s region-wide bribery scheme will continue to gain traction. On 16 February prosecutors in 11 countries signed an agreement to start a combined task force…