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Entries in Brazil (246)

Friday
Aug102018

Leadership lessons from the center of Operation Car Wash

Judge Sérgio MoroOperation Lava Jato (Car Wash), one of the largest anti-corruption cases in the world, has been toiling away over the past four years, bringing corrupt politicians and executives in Brazil to justice.

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Wednesday
Jul182018

Bill Waite: How corrupt regimes changed today’s world

In 2007 Dick Cassin had the idea of starting the FCPA Blog. His mission: “to help compliance professionals and others everywhere understand how corruption happens, what it does to people and institutions, and how anti-corruption laws and compliance programs work.”

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Monday
Jun252018

Compliance pros are rock stars, yes they are

Only yesterday they were pimply FCPA nerds. But a strange thing happened. They morphed into the cool kids.

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Monday
Jun182018

Richard Bistrong: When we're squeezed, do ethical decisions flow out?

When I started blogging in 2014, there was little discussion about how issues like financial pressures and "micro-cultures" could impact decision making that can lead us astray.

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Tuesday
Jun052018

Olympic compliance and Paris 2024: It’s France’s turn to lead

The Paris 2024 Summer Olympics present an historic opportunity for the Olympic Movement, the French compliance industry, and the global anti-corruption effort. In a brief two-year span -- 2016 to 2017 -- three extraordinary events converged:

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Thursday
Apr262018

Tom Fox: For Odebrecht, the cost of bribery is still climbing

There is often discussion of the costs of bribery and corruption. Yet one question not often considered is the state of company after it goes through a corruption enforcement action.

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Tuesday
Mar272018

Paw and Orihuela: The long shadow of Odebrecht’s corruption

For over a year, Brazilian federal police could not access the files on Marcelo Odebrecht’s notebook computer. They tried using the password from Marcelo’s cell phones, with no luck.

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Thursday
Mar082018

Priscila Akemi Beltrame: More Brazil agencies require mandatory compliance programs

It is no longer true to say that only regulated institutions of the financial sector in Brazil are obliged to adopt a compliance program. Now state authorities are adopting regulations requiring companies, foundations or foreign entities that execute public construction or sell products or services to the government, to adopt a complete compliance program.

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Friday
Feb092018

Olympic anti-corruption measures, in three dimensions

The Olympic Games, which open today, have become a powerful symbol in the global anti-corruption movement. They lay bare the worldwide human tendency to abuse entrusted authority for private gain. But so too do they highlight the emergent global resolve to address it and the myriad tools now at our disposal.

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Thursday
Jan252018

Andy Spalding: Brazilian judiciary prevents a setback

Former Brazil President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva“Nothing changes in Brazil. All these politicians now being convicted of corruption? They’ll be back in power, you wait.” So said my atypically cynical Brazilian student, and tragically, I was starting to believe her.  

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Friday
Jan192018

Lucas Zanoni: Brazil corporate enforcement soared in 2017, but jurisdictional problems remain

 In 2017, Brazil played a big role in global anti-corruption enforcement. During the year, the largest leniency agreement in Brazil's history was signed, and the second largest was ratified by the Brazilian courts.

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Thursday
Jan112018

Corporate investigations list includes 28 companies from the oil and gas industry

Companies from the oil and gas industry have disclosed 28 open and ongoing FCPA-related investigations.

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