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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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The Language of Bribery in Latin America

This post was co-authored by Leah Moushey, an associate at Miller & Chevalier. To run an effective FCPA compliance program in Latin America, it is important to know the terms and phrases used locally to describe bribery. This helps companies identify corruption risks and respond with appropriate compliance strategies. Compliance trainings in the region are […]

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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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Whistleblowers: 2016 Year in Review

The SEC 2016 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program was published on November 15, 2016. This post highlights seven relevant aspects of the report. Continuous increase in number of tips received by the SEC. The number of whistleblower tips the Commission receives annually continues to increase: 3,001 tips in the 2012 fiscal year, 3,238 […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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New Book Published for FCPA Compliance Practitioners

A new book published recently in the United States is an excellent tool for FCPA compliance practitioners doing work in Latin America. The book, entitled The FCPA in Latin America: Common Corruption Risks and Effective Compliance Strategies for the Region, was written by Matt Ellis, who has extensive experience in international anti-corruption compliance and enforcement, […]

Author: Carlos Ayres

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