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Brazilian Federal Prosecutors Issue Guidance on Leniency Agreements

On August 24, 2017, the 5th Chamber of Federal Prosecutors, the body of the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Service dedicated to providing integration and coordination in the fight against corruption and responsible for ratifying leniency agreements signed by federal prosecutors, issued guidelines 07/2017 on leniency agreements for Brazilian Federal Prosecutors. There is no new and significant […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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Anti-corruption Progress in Latin America: Reasons for Optimism

This guest post is from Tony Ji, a student at Harvard Law School who worked as a Summer Associate at Miller & Chevalier in the Summer of 2017. The past few years seem to offer scant reasons for optimism in the fight against corruption in Latin America. Given the slew of corruption scandals, it is […]

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Comparing Self-Discloure Under the FCPA and BCCA

This guest post is authored by Roberto Lambauer, Senior Associate at Pinheiro Neto Advogados. Last year saw a dramatic increase in international cooperation in anticorruption enforcement. The trend is perhaps best demonstrated by the landmark global settlement signed by Odebrecht — a Brazilian conglomerate and the largest construction company in Latin America — with Brazilian, […]

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Anti-Bribery in Brazil: 2016 Year in Review (Part II)

A lot has been going on in Brazil in the anti-bribery field. Some specific developments are particularly noteworthy. A previous post highlighted 5 relevant developments that took place in 2016. Four other relevant developments are summarized below. Compliance as a requirement of public procurement. ENCCLA – Brazil’s National Strategy Against Corruption and Money Laundering – […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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The MPF’s Key Role in the Global Fight against Corruption

This post was co-authored by Leah Moushey, an associate at Miller & Chevalier Chartered. Since Operation Car Wash began in 2014, the Ministério Público Federal (“MPF”), Brazil’s federal prosecution service, has emerged as a leader in the global fight against corruption. In addition to its role as the principal entity prosecuting conduct related to Operation […]

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