As frequent readers of the FCPA Blog are well aware, nowadays companies must consider not only the anti-corruption regulatory regimes in their home jurisdictions, but also the criminalization and prosecution of bribery in other locales -- sometimes very distant ones -- where they do business.
Entries in Brazil (210)
At a time when U.S. leadership in the world is no longer a surety, we should be comforted to find another western hemisphere country proudly taking the lead.
It comes as no surprise that the authorities appear to have caught up with Mossack Fonseca’s founders, Jürgen Mossack and Ramon Fonseca, in Panama City and the firm’s offices raided.
Brazil's Petrobras has approved settlements with four U.S. investors related to an ongoing corruption investigation.
The two principal partners of the law firm at the center of the Panama Papers scandal were arrested for their alleged connection to Brazil's Car Wash investigation, according to reports.
The Brazilian judge overseeing the politically explosive investigation into a massive bribe and kickback scandal at the state energy company died Thursday in a plane crash.
The SEC Wednesday charged Texas-based medical device maker Orthofix International with violating the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act when its subsidiary in Brazil made improper payments to doctors at government-owned hospitals to increase sales.
Rolls-Royce plc agreed to pay the United States a criminal penalty of $170 million under a deferred prosecution agreement after being charged with a long-running global conspiracy to violate the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.
Rolls-Royce PLC said Monday it has reached agreements in principle with prosecutors in the UK, the United States, and Brazil to settle bribery allegations and will pay about $809 million for the global resolution.
Brazil construction giant Odebrecht S.A. and its petrochemical unit, Braskem S.A., pleaded guilty Wednesday to paying bribes around the world. The companies agreed to pay $3.5 billion for a global settlement with authorities in the United States, Brazil, and Switzerland.
Brazil petrochemical giant Braskem SA said Wednesday it will pay about $957 million in penalties and damages for a global settlement related to the Operation Car Wash corruption and kickback scandal.
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer SA is paying more than $205 million to the DOJ and SEC to resolve violations of the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act.