White collar crime and compliance

Brazil's competition watchdog denies JBS director allegations in corruption scandal

Brazil’s competition enforcer has denied allegations that it handed a company a favourable decision while investigating Petrobras' anticompetitive practices, and reiterated that its decision-making processes have never been influenced by third parties.

France dives into Brazilian submarine investigation

France’s financial prosecutors are working with Brazilian authorities to investigate a €6.7 billion (US$7.5 billion) contract signed in 2008 by French naval defence company DCNS and the Brazilian government.  

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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