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Entries in Odebrecht (10)

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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Monday
May212018

Karp and Mendelsohn: Is RBS the first enforcement action under DOJ policy against piling on?

On May 9 the DOJ announced a new policy concerning the coordination of penalties imposed by more than one regulator or law enforcement authority in corporate resolutions.  

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Wednesday
May092018

Spinelli and Pilosio: Why is the construction industry so vulnerable to corruption?

Construction firms have been at the center of many enforcement actions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, including some of the biggest FCPA cases ever. Why is the construction industry so vulnerable, and how can companies protect themselves and their employees?

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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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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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Wednesday
Jan102018

Sandra Orihuela: Amid Odebrecht fallout, Peru enacts world-class anti-bribery law

Peru welcomed the new year by enacting into force Law 30424, which introduces corporate criminal liability applicable to bribery.

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Thursday
Sep142017

Now there's a scoreboard of Odebrecht bribes

Just how widespread was Odebrecht's bribery?

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Thursday
Aug312017

Juan Manuel Bedoya-Palacio: Colombia enters the era of enforcement

Following a peace agreement that ended more than 50 years of civil conflict against the drug cartels and FARC (the Colombian Revolutionary Armed Forces, for its initials in Spanish), the focus now in Colombia is on exposing and prosecuting corruption.

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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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