Operation Car Wash is transforming the legal landscape in Brazil. The aggressive response by Brazilian prosecutors to locate evidence of corruption is cascading through Latin America and has prompted numerous investigations into corruption by other countries outside Brazil.
We have summarized the results of the compliance studies of the past 12 months and summarized the results in this post. Find out how you measure up against the benchmark.
We are very pleased to present you the latest edition of our Global Overview of Anti-Bribery Laws Handbook, updated with detailed information about key legislative and enforcement activity in the anti-bribery and corruption sphere.
On March 23rd, Latin Lawyer honored Trench Rossi Watanabe's partner Esther Flesch during the 11th Annual Charity Awards, in São Paulo. Esther was awarded in the category "Deal of the Year - Regulatory" for her work with client Embraer.
Unlike in the U.S., corporations are not liable for criminal penalties: criminal charges are reserved for individuals and employees only. However, civil and administrative penalties can be lethal for the reputation and financial viability of companies.
The State of São Paulo EPA provides new procedures for protection of the soil and groundwater and establishes guidelines for the management of contaminated areas during licensing proceedings of potentially pollutant facilities.
Our seminar could help your business identify opportunities and challenges brought about by the changes in international trade and mitigate future risks through strategic decision-making in Latin America and globally.
Transparency International has launched its latest 2016 Corruption Perception Index. China’s ranking continues to improve, moving up by four places from last year’s rank of 83 to a rank this year of 79. Find out more about the other highlights.
Baker McKenzie has created a one of its kind Anti-Corruption Risk-Map. The risk maps provide information on primary anti-corruption legislation and enforcement agencies, offences, defences and penalties in 55 countries.
Argentina: Benefits For Whistleblowers Extended To Investigations Related To Corruption, Customs Crimes And Economic...
The National Congress has extended the benefits for whistle-blowers to crimes against the public administration (corruption and fraud against public administration), customs criminal offenses and economic and financial crimes.