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Brazilian agency targets Keppel subsidiaries in Petrobras bribery case

Brazilian agency targets Keppel subsidiaries in Petrobras bribery case

11 June 2020

Brazil’s CGU has formalised an investigation into five subsidiaries of Singaporean shipping company Keppel in a matter linked to a global bribery settlement.

Brazilian lawyers decry short reporting period for companies targeted under Clean Companies Act

Brazilian lawyers decry short reporting period for companies targeted under Clean Companies Act

06 April 2020

Lawyers in Brazil say a recent change to the country’s flagship anti-corruption law requiring local and multinational companies accused of corruption to submit three sets of detailed documents within 30 days is too burdensome.

Wood Group expects to settle Unaoil-linked investigations

Wood Group expects to settle Unaoil-linked investigations

10 March 2020

The Scottish oil company said on Tuesday that it expects to reach a $46 million settlement with US, Brazilian and Scottish authorities over bribery allegations related to Monaco-based energy consultant Unaoil.

Further delays in CGU’s Rolls-Royce investigation

Further delays in CGU’s Rolls-Royce investigation

24 February 2020

Brazil’s CGU has extended its deadline on whether to impose penalties on UK engineering company Rolls-Royce as part of a long-running bribery investigation by another 180 days.

CGU boosts international profile amid MPF controversy

CGU boosts international profile amid MPF controversy

21 November 2019

With its active enforcement and untarnished reputation, Brazil’s CGU may now be the first port of call for foreign authorities investigating Brazilian companies.

Brazil signs second Operation Car Wash leniency agreement in a week

Brazil signs second Operation Car Wash leniency agreement in a week

14 November 2019

Brazil’s CGU and AGU have agreed an almost 2 billion reais settlement with construction company OAS to resolve bribery allegations tied to the sprawling Operation Car Wash investigation.

Engevix Group signs $124 million leniency agreement in Brazil

Engevix Group signs $124 million leniency agreement in Brazil

13 November 2019

Brazilian construction company Engevix Group has agreed a settlement with the CGU and AGU - the tenth of its kind - over bribery allegations linked to Operation Car Wash.

Camargo Corrêa signs bribery settlement in Brazil

Camargo Corrêa signs bribery settlement in Brazil

01 August 2019

Engineering company Camargo Corrêa has become the latest company to sign a leniency agreement with two main Brazilian authorities as part of the wide-reaching Operation Car Wash investigation.

Brazilian prosecutors highlight coordination in fractured TechnipFMC settlement

Brazilian prosecutors highlight coordination in fractured TechnipFMC settlement

26 June 2019

Brazil’s three major enforcement agencies have achieved a long-awaited coordinated resolution with US prosecutors on TechnipFMC’s $301 million foreign bribery settlement.

Recidivist TechnipFMC avoids monitor, pays $300 million to settle FCPA charges

Recidivist TechnipFMC avoids monitor, pays $300 million to settle FCPA charges

25 June 2019

Oil and gas company TechnipFMC has settled bribery charges in the US and Brazil. The company, however, was unable to simultaneously resolve an investigation by French authorities.

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