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Entries in Brazil (241)

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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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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