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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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Anti-Bribery in Brazil: 2016 Year in Review

A lot has been going on in Brazil in the anti-bribery field. There have been different developments that are noteworthy. This post highlights 5 relevant developments that took place in 2016. Other relevant developments will be summarized in the next post. Car Wash continues to advance. The Operation Car Wash was initially launched in March […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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Brazil’s “10 Measures Against Corruption”: Chamber of Deputies Approves Changes to Lava Jato Task Force Proposal

The following guest post was authored by Eloy Rizzo, a partner at KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados, and Leah Moushey, an Associate at Miller & Chevalier. On March 20, 2015, members of the Brazilian Federal Prosecution Service (“MPF”) serving on the task force responsible for prosecuting the Operation Lava Jato (“the Task Force”), launched a campaign called […]

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Corporate Criminal Liability in the United States and Brazil: A Brief Comparative Analysis

Given the differences in corporate criminal liability in the United States and Brazil, companies making investments in both countries might not be aware of specific risks that apply to them. This is particularly relevant considering the levels of investment between these countries. For decades, United States companies have been operating in Brazil, taking advantage of Brazil’s […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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