Region: Brazil

Criminal proceedings cast shadow over Vale following landmark settlement

Vale is facing criminal charges and some of its former executives are battling murder charges following the $7 billion settlement that arose from one of Brazil’s worst disasters.

22 February 2021

Brazilian regulator to probe appointment of new Petrobras head

22 February 2021

Vale agrees to pay $7 billion in compensation for mine collapse

04 February 2021

Brazil shuts down Operation Car Wash task force

The team of prosecutors investigating Brazil’s largest-ever corruption case has officially dissolved after almost seven years of operation.

04 February 2021

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

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