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Bridging Compliance under the FCPA and the BCCA

This guest post is from Eloy Rizzo, a senior attorney with the law firm KLA – Koury Lopes Advogados in São Paulo, Brazil. Mr. Rizzo focuses on anti-corruption and compliance issues, as well as on complex litigation. Mr. Rizzo currently interns at Miller & Chevalier’s anticorruption team in Washington, DC. On March 18, 2015, President […]

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How CCOs Can Use the OECD Foreign Bribery Report

Last month, the OECD published its first Foreign Bribery Report, measuring transnational corruption based on data from the 427 foreign bribery cases that have been investigated, prosecuted, and concluded since the entry into force of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in 1999. In a panel discussion on December 10th, 2014, hosted by the OECD, International Bar […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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New Data on World Bank Sanctions: The Office of Suspension and Debarment releases its first report

The World Bank Sanctions program is still relatively new. Any updated data on how companies and individuals are being investigated and sanctioned for fraud, corruption, and collusion in Bank-financed projects is welcome news to practitioners. To that end, the World Bank’s Office of Suspension and Debarment (OSD) just released its “Report on Functions, Data and […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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The World Cup and Olympics: Highlighting Corruption Risks in Brazil’s Construction Sector

Two years ago, FCPAméricas featured local perspectives on the corruption risks arising from the 2014 World Cup and the 2016 Olympics, both being hosted by Brazil. Now, with the first World Cup match occurring today, the reports of specific instances of abuse are starting to come in. Many of these reports relate to the construction […]

Author: Matteson Ellis

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UNODC: Assessing Corruption Risk in Public Procurement

The following is a guest post from Francesco De Simone, an Advisor at the U4 Anti-Corruption Resource Center, part of the Christian Michelsen Institute, and former Senior Policy Director at Transparency International – USA. Corruption is prevalent in public procurement in both developing and developed countries, despite a significant body of research and analysis that has resulted […]

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