Region: Dominican Republic

Counsel Watch: the lawyers behind the Goldman Sachs settlement

In the latest counsel watch, the lawyers who ushered Goldman Sachs to its historic 1MDB settlement and an ex-head of FARA enforcement at the DOJ registers as a foreign agent.

23 October 2020

Odebrecht loses attempt to freeze Dominican Republic bribery fine

A Brazilian court has ruled that Odebrecht must continue paying a bribery fine to the Dominican Republic that the construction company had tried to list as a debt to be restructured in its reorganisation proceedings.

21 October 2020

Dominican Republic politician claims US sanctions based on “misinformation and rumors”

Dominican Republic senator Felix Bautista-Rosario is attempting to remove US sanctions placed on him for alleged corruption linked to the reconstruction of Haiti, as he seeks re-election in his home country.

02 October 2020

Dominican Republic chief justice refuses to step down from Odebrecht case

19 September 2019

Italy anti-corruption organisation to demand cooperation from Dominican Republic AG

17 September 2019

Former Dominican Republic officials to stand trial over Odebrecht bribes

10 September 2019

President of Dominican Republic stock exchange resigns over Odebrecht bribery allegations

04 July 2019

The slow progress of anti-corruption reforms in Mexico and Central America

Featured in Investigator's Guide to Mexico

Holland & Knight partner Emil Infante and associate Manuel Miranda consider the anti-corruption strategies of Mexico and several Central American countries and make a case for why the countries should establish independent bodies with investigative and prosecutorial powers.

18 July 2018

The Odebrecht Fact Sheet

Despite reaching a settlement with US, Brazilian and Swiss authorities over a year ago, the fallout from Odebrecht’s bribery scheme continues with the company agreeing two additional settlements and Latin American prosecutors charging more public officials.

13 February 2018

Odebrecht to pay US$184m in compensation to the Dominican Republic

24 January 2017

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