Work Area: Compliance & Investigations

More in-house speakers confirmed for ACI summit in Brazil

Gerald Moody, assistant chief at the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) unit of the US Department of Justice, Carolina Yumi de Souza, from the attorney general's office in São Paulo, and Renato Machado de Souza, director of the leniency agreements office of Brazil's Comptroller General (CGU), are among the latest confirmed speakers for Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s annual Anti-Corruption & Investigations Brazil conference later this month.

04 October 2022

Brazil fines Meta over Cambridge Analytica

Brazil’s Ministry of Justice has ordered Meta to pay a €1.3 million (US$1.29 million) fine for illegally sharing Brazilian user data with the British data analytics company Cambridge Analytica, after a previous penalty of the same amount was overturned during proceedings.

31 August 2022

AMLO’s empty promises fail to curb corruption

Despite campaign pledges to combat corruption, Mexican president Andrés Manuel López Obrador has not delivered on his promises. The government’s inaction has promoted a continuing feeling of mistrust in the country’s anti-corruption authorities and left foreign players hesitant to invest, said panellists at Latin Lawyer’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference in Mexico City.

19 August 2022

Lefosse incorporates compliance boutique

Brazilian Elite firm Lefosse has strengthened its compliance, investigations and white-collar crime practice by hiring a former BMA Advogados partner to lead the group.

10 August 2022

Quinn Emanuel LatAm lawyer joins Miller & Chevalier

An of counsel from Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan LLP has moved to Miller & Chevalier as partner, bringing experience in Latin American disputes and anti-corruption cases.

01 August 2022

White-collar crime partner returns to SiqueiraCastro

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm SiqueiraCastro has welcomed back a former white-collar crime partner, following less than two years as a solo practitioner.

25 July 2022

DOJ charges two asset managers in Venezuelan bribery scheme

The US Department of Justice (DOJ) has charged two financial asset managers for their alleged role in a scheme to launder an estimated US$1.2 billion in funds corruptly obtained from Venezuela’s state oil company, Petróleos de Venezuela (PDVSA).

20 July 2022

Vella Pugliese makes five new partners

Brazilian Highly Recommended firm Vella Pugliese Buosi e Guidoni Advogados has added firepower to several practice areas by promoting five lawyers to its senior rank.

08 June 2022

Anti-corruption experts meet for investigations summit

Lawyers attending the 4th edition of Latin Lawyer and Global Investigations Review’s Anti-Corruption and Investigations Conference in Mexico highlight a continued lack of trust in local authorities and the need for greater cross-border cooperation to fight endemic corruption across the region.

06 June 2022

Join us in Mexico City this week for ACI conference

Mexican Supreme Court judge Jorge Mario Pardo Rebolledo will keynote Latin Lawyer and its sister publication Global Investigations Review's anti-corruption and investigations conference in Mexico City on 2 June.

30 May 2022

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