Region: Brazil

Counsel Watch: Brazilian firms guide Vale to landmark dam collapse settlement

The latest counsel watch includes the names behind significant resolutions in Brazil with Vale, Samsung and Philips.

02 March 2021

Samsung signs $149m corruption settlement with Brazil

Brazil announced the agreement 15 months after Samsung and the US Justice Department reached a DPA over the same underlying conduct.

23 February 2021

Switzerland investigating three Swiss banks in Car Wash-linked matters

23 February 2021

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

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