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Entries in Brazil (238)

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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Monday
Jan082018

Keppel employees may face criminal prosecution in Singapore, government says

Singapore's Indranee Rajah blasts KeppelA top Singapore official told parliament Monday that Keppel employees are still being investigated by Singapore's Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau and could face criminal charges.

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Thursday
Jan042018

Petrobras pays $2.95 billion to resolve U.S. class action corruption claims

Brazil's state-controlled energy giant Petrobras signed an agreement to settle a securities class action lawsuit filed in federal court in New York that alleged shareholders lost money because of corruption at the company.

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Tuesday
Jan022018

At Keppel, it wasn't a rogue employee. It was widespread corruption

Keppel Offshore & Marine acted against 17 former or current employees for their roles in the Brazil bribery scandal the company resolved in December for $422 million.

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Thursday
Dec282017

Details emerge about Keppel lawyer in FCPA guilty plea

The former lawyer at Keppel Offshore & Marine whose FCPA guilty plea was unsealed last week was an American citizen who worked at the company in Singapore for more than 25 years.

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Friday
Dec222017

Singapore's Keppel pays $422 million to resolve Brazil bribery offenses, lawyer pleads guilty

Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd. and its U.S. subsidiary agreed Friday to pay a total penalty of more than $422 million to resolve corruption charges with authorities in the United States, Brazil, and Singapore.

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Thursday
Dec212017

Former Embraer sales VP pleads guilty to Aramco bribes

A former sales executive of Embraer S.A. pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court in New York City for bribing a foreign official in exchange for help selling jets to Saudi Aramco.

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Wednesday
Nov292017

SBM Offshore pays $238 million to settle FCPA violations

Dutch oil services company SBM Offshore NV agreed Wednesday to pay a criminal penalty of $238 million to resolve FCPA offenses in Brazil, Angola, Equatorial Guinea, Kazakhstan, and Iraq.

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Tuesday
Nov282017

Andy Spalding: Corruption isn't someone else's problem

The FCPA is both a confession, and a conviction. We confess that corruption is not somebody else’s problem; it’s our problem. We do not point a finger; we look in the mirror.

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