Global Investigations Review - The law and practice of international investigations

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Investigations in 2013: a year in review

Investigations in 2013: a year in review

February 14, 2014, GIR

A decade-long trend for increasing enforcement of foreign bribery, financial services and competition laws has shown no sign of abating – 2013 was a busy year. Aggressive enforcers, new legislation and heightened awareness of the importance of compliance programmes have fed law firms’ expanding investigations practices plenty of work.

New Brazil law leaves questions unanswered

New Brazil law leaves questions unanswered

February 13, 2014, GIR

Thousands of prosecutors and authorities can enforce Brazil’s new anti-corruption law, causing concerns about how it will be enforced. The Clean Companies Act could be a major development in the fight against corruption but what it means for companies is still unclear.