White collar crime and compliance

US and Brazil agree local Odebrecht monitors

Brazilian lawyers monitoring Odebrecht and Braskem following the companies’ US$3.5 billion global settlements will work closely with their US counterparts.

DOJ picks Odebrecht and Embraer monitors

The US Department of Justice has chosen two veterans of its criminal fraud section to serve as monitors to Odebrecht and Embraer, including a former chief of the section’s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act unit.

Into the spotlight

The record US$3.5 billion settlement between Odebrecht, its affiliate Braskem and enforcement authorities across three continents is being hailed as a benchmark for future cross-border resolutions. Lawyers who worked on the case talk to Vincent Manancourt on and off the record about how it was done




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