Region: Brazil

Avianca owners invoke Lula decision in money laundering case

29 March 2021

Brazil’s Supreme Court rules Moro was biased in Lula bribery trial

Local experts say that the ruling, while historic, is unlikely to lead to the collapse of other Operation Car Wash-related convictions.

24 March 2021

Counsel Watch: Malaysian corporate criminal liability law swings into action

In the latest counsel watch, the white-collar lawyers hired for the impeachment investigation into New York governor Andrew Cuomo over allegations of sexual harassment, and the lawyers acting on Malaysia’s first corporate bribery prosecution.

23 March 2021

Satellite communications company settles Commerce Department banned exports probe

The violations stem from incorrect advice that compliance officers gave to staff about exporting sensitive technology to Russia, the UAE and Brazil.

19 March 2021

Wood Group resolves Scottish Unaoil case

The resolution was announced on the same day that the Aberdeen-based company announced it added $151 million in legal provisions to end bribery probes in the US, the UK, Brazil and Scotland.

16 March 2021

Brazil files appeal against annulment of Lula conviction

12 March 2021

MPF charges Eike Batista with market manipulation

10 March 2021

Brazilian judge overturns Lula’s bribery conviction

A judge at the Federal District Court of Brasília will reexamine the case against Lula after a justice of the Supreme Court voided his conviction.

09 March 2021

People News: new Novartis and Goldman general counsel, HSBC to replace CCO and more

In the latest people news roundup, Novartis and Goldman Sachs bring in new GCs and a seasoned government lawyer takes charge of the DC attorney’s office in an acting capacity for the third time.

08 March 2021

Philips appoints compliance reviewer in Brazil

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Brazilian prosecutors have appointed a Big Four accounting firm to oversee the compliance programme of Dutch multinational Philips following an $11.6 million bribery settlement.

05 March 2021

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