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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Bill Steinman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Priscila Akemi Beltrame: More Brazil agencies require mandatory compliance programs

It is no longer true to say that only regulated institutions of the financial sector in Brazil are obliged to adopt a compliance program. Now state authorities are adopting regulations requiring companies, foundations or foreign entities that execute public construction or sell products or services to the government, to adopt a complete compliance program.… Continue Reading

Brazil investigates big banks for exchange rate manipulation

Brazil’s antitrust agency opened an investigation into fifteen foreign banks and thirty individuals for allegedly forming a cartel to manipulate exchange rates of local Brazilian reals and foreign currency.

Among the banks under investigation are affiliates of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, Barclays, Citibank, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, JPMorgan Chase, Merrill Lynch, Morgan Stanley, Nomura, Royal Bank of Canada, Royal Bank of Scotland, Standard Chartered, UBS, and Standard Bank (South Africa), according to the release from the agency.… Continue Reading