Here are some notable items from January through March this year in Brazil in connection with corruption, enforcement, and compliance.
Protests. According to military police, on March 15 about 2 million people took to the streets, in all Brazilian states, protesting against the federal government and corruption.… Continue Reading
The BOTA Foundation explained (Part Five): The roles of the U.S., Switzerland, and the World Bank in BOTA’s creation
In the case of BOTA, it took four to tango: the governments of Kazakhstan, the United States, Switzerland and the World Bank. For Kazakhstan, as explained in the previous post, BOTA provided a face-saving “out” for President Nazerbayev.… Continue Reading
An awakening for the Commonwealth of Virginia occurred when the U.S. Justice Department indicted the state’s former governor for public corruption. Bob McDonnell was ultimately convicted on 11 counts of conspiracy, bribery, and extortion.… Continue Reading