Region: Brazil

Former Rio de Janeiro governor sentenced to 11 years for bribery

14 January 2021

Panama to launch legal proceedings over Odebrecht's failure to pay corruption fine

06 January 2021

Brazilian businessmen plead guilty in US over Petrobras payments

A consultant and his son are the latest to admit to their roles in a corrupt scheme to secure business for Sargeant Marine.

15 December 2020

Philips resolves Brazilian medical device bribery probe

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Dutch multinational Philips has agreed to pay $11.6 million to resolve a bribery investigation related to the inflation of the costs of medical device contracts.

10 December 2020

Operation Car Wash granted further extensions

08 December 2020

Sérgio Moro: Brazilian government resisted anti-corruption reforms

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Brazil’s former justice minister spoke to GIR about his time in government, the landmark Operation Car Wash probe and the country’s anti-corruption efforts.

04 December 2020

Vitol bribery settlement to aid Brazilian scrutiny of oil trading sector

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Brazilian authorities say that evidence supplied by commodities trader Vitol as part of its recent bribery settlement will advance ongoing probes targeting other companies in the sector.

04 December 2020

People News: former SDNY chief moves to Fried Frank

In the latest people news roundup, Manhattan’s former top federal prosecutor Geoffrey Berman has moved into private practice, while Australian casino chain Crown Resorts has hired a new compliance department head amid a money laundering investigation.

02 December 2020

Brazil sues Trafigura and top executives over Petrobras bribes

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Brazil

Brazilian prosecutors allege that two current Trafigura executives, including its chief operating officer, helped bribe Petrobras officials for lower prices on foreign oil trades.

01 December 2020

Former Operation Car Wash judge moves to private practice

Alvarez & Marsal has hired Sérgio Moro, who rose to prominence for presiding over Brazil’s blockbuster Operation Car Wash bribery investigation, to its disputes and investigations group.

30 November 2020

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