Companies and enforcement agencies have named Brazil 36 times in disclosures about ongoing FCPA-related investigations, according to the latest data from FCPA Tracker.
China is named 17 times.
Ten of the investigations involving Brazil were first disclosed in 2017.
Among the industries involved in the Brazil investigations are power generation, waste management, oil and gas services, food production, steel manufacturing and telecommunications.
As of today, FCPA Tracker is showing 138 active FCPA-related investigations.
More than 40 countries are mentioned in the disclosures.
But 44 of the investigations haven’t been tied to any specific country.
Among other countries mentioned are Peru (four), Russia (three), Colombia (three), Turkey (two), Ukraine (two), Poland (two), and so on.
In the nine new investigations announced in 2018, two involve Israel. Other countries mentioned in the newest FCPA-related investigations are Algeria, Mongolia, Guatemala, and Kenya.
Richard L. Cassin is the publisher and editor of the FCPA Blog.