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Entries in Brazil (219)

Monday
Jul102017

Odebrecht’s graft echoes across the hemisphere

Three fund managers and a national government said in SEC filings last week that Odebrecht's corruption scandal has become a problem and a risk factor for them.

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Thursday
Jun292017

Rizzo and Moushey on Brazil: What’s Next for President Temer? 

Eloy Rizzo and Leah MousheyOn Monday (June 26), the Head Prosecutor of Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecution Service, Rodrigo Janot, formally accused President Michel Temer of “passive corruption” (i.e., the receipt of bribes) based on the testimony of executives from J&F Group, which controls meatpacking giant JBS.

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Wednesday
Jun282017

John Bray: Can companies really adopt a single global anti-corruption policy?

How far is it feasible to apply a global compliance policy in widely differing regional markets? And to what extent should there be local policy exceptions?

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Tuesday
Jun272017

Brazil president charged with corruption

Brazil's chief prosecutor formally accused President Michel Temer of taking $11.5 million in bribes from a meatpacker in exchange for help resolving tax disputes and securing bank loans.

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Wednesday
Jun142017

Top five agencies worldwide pursuing FCPA-related investigations

The five government agencies with the most ongoing FCPA-related investigations this week are:

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Wednesday
May312017

Brazil meatpacker agrees to pay $3.2 billion to settle graft probe

The parent company of Brazil meatpacking giant JBS SA will pay a fine of about $3.2 billion spread over 25 years for bribing 1,900 local politicians.

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Tuesday
May302017

Ariel Ramirez: New incentives to self-report in Brazil

In 2014, Brazil enacted the Clean Company Act to counter widespread corruption in both the private and public sectors.

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Thursday
May042017

UK investigates KPMG for Rolls-Royce audits

The United Kingdom accounting regulator said Thursday it has opened an investigation into KPMG for audits the firm did for long-time client Rolls-Royce Holdings plc.

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Thursday
Apr062017

Roberto P. Bauzá: A judge brings honor to Brazil

This week I had the pleasure and privilege of attending a public speech given by Judge Sergio Moro in Buenos Aires before an audience of local attorneys, businessmen, members of the judiciary and government officials.

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Thursday
Mar232017

After Odebrecht: Coordinated international enforcement is the new reality

As frequent readers of the FCPA Blog are well aware, nowadays companies must consider not only the anti-corruption regulatory regimes in their home jurisdictions, but also the criminalization and prosecution of bribery in other locales -- sometimes very distant ones -- where they do business. 

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Tuesday
Mar212017

Andy Spalding: Brazil’s New Enforcement Leadership 

At a time when U.S. leadership in the world is no longer a surety, we should be comforted to find another western hemisphere country proudly taking the lead.

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Tuesday
Mar072017

Martin Kenney: Mossack Fonseca arrests reignite Panama Papers scandal

It comes as no surprise that the authorities appear to have caught up with Mossack Fonseca’s founders, Jürgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca, who were arrested last month in Panama City and the firm’s offices raided.

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