White collar crime and compliance

Operation Car Wash fuelled by leniency applications

Brazil’s sprawling investigation into corruption and bid rigging in its construction industry was partly fuelled by a series of related leniency applications filed by companies allegedly involved in the scheme, a senior official with Brazil’s competition watchdog said.

Former Panama president faces extradition from US

Ricardo Martinelli, who is wanted in Panama for using state funds to spy illegally on political opponents, appeared before a US federal court in Miami on 13 June.

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


Insight

Reference

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Construction 2016

Peru

Claudia Lucena, Isabel Lira Miro Quesada, Daniel Corzo Simons and Luis Paz Maury

Miranda & Amado Abogados

Brazil

Fernando Marcondes, Ricardo Medina Salla and Marlon Shigueru Ushiro Ieiri

LO Baptista

Guides

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The Guide to Infrastructure and Energy Investment

Foreword

Anthony S Harrington

Albright Stonebridge Group

Introduction

Claudette M Christian and Joshua B Press

Hogan Lovells LLP