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Pizarro Botto opens white-collar crime department with laterals


Monday, 16 January

As Peru’s government takes steps to crack down on corruption, Pizarro, Botto & Escobar Abogados is the latest Peruvian firm to launch a white-collar crime and compliance area.

Odebrecht’s trilateral agreement could be a benchmark for global foreign bribery settlements

Friday, 6 January

The record US$3.5 billion settlement between Odebrecht, its affiliate Braskem, and enforcement authorities across three continents could serve as a “model case” for future cross-border resolutions, Swiss counsel to the Brazilian construction companies told Latin Lawyer's sister publication GIR.

CADE targets World Cup bid rigging

Tuesday, 3 January

Brazil’s Administrative Council for Economic Defence will examine an alleged bid-rigging cartel affecting the construction of at least five of Brazil’s 2014 World Cup football stadiums, after finalising a leniency agreement with construction company Andrade Gutierrez.

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