Lexology PRO | Brazil, USA | 4 Oct 2021
The Brazilian state oil company’s three-year non-prosecution agreement with the DOJ over FCPA violations has ended, bringing to a close a case that started in 2014.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, etc. | 7 Jul 2021
A new free trade agreement between the UK and Australia, the benefits of effective anti-corruption risk management, and tips for handling internal investigations – plus enforcement actions from around the world and other key anti-corruption updates.
Lexology PRO | Brazil, Singapore, USA | 1 Jul 2021
Keppel’s FCPA settlement ended successfully after the Singapore company met its compliance obligations.
Lexology PRO | Brazil, Monaco, United Kingdom, etc. | 28 Jun 2021
Scottish energy company Wood Group has agreed to pay $177 million in settlements with authorities in the UK, the US and Brazil over foreign bribery.
PRO Compliance | Brazil | 5 Mar 2021
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.
PRO Compliance | Brazil, USA | 23 Feb 2021
Brazil announced the agreement 15 months after Samsung and the US Justice Department reached a DPA over the same underlying conduct.
PRO Compliance | Brazil, USA | 2 Feb 2021
Brazil’s Petrobras argued that a recent appeal ruling would establish a “dangerous precedent” that allows US courts to enforce contracts obtained through bribery.
PRO Compliance | Brazil, European Union, Netherlands, etc. | 20 Jul 2020
A US appeals court has upheld an arbitration award that required Brazil’s Petrobras to pay over $700 million to an offshore drilling company for terminating a contract allegedly procured through bribery.
PRO Compliance | Brazil | 22 Jun 2020
A Houston federal court has dismissed Petrobras’s RICO lawsuit against Samsung Heavy Industries because it is time-barred.
PRO Compliance | Democratic Republic of Congo, Nigeria, Switzerland, etc. | 22 Jun 2020
Lawyers said the investigation shows Swiss authorities’ newfound zeal to investigate companies for corruption. “A few years ago we would have had little or no case law concerning companies,” one lawyer said.