In 2017, Brazil played a big role in global anti-corruption enforcement. During the year, the largest leniency agreement in Brazil’s history was signed, and the second largest was ratified by the Brazilian courts.… Continue Reading
On Monday (June 26), the Head Prosecutor of Brazil’s Federal Public Prosecution Service, Rodrigo Janot, formally accused President Michel Temer of “passive corruption” (i.e., the receipt of bribes) based on the testimony of executives from J&F Group, which controls meatpacking giant JBS.… Continue Reading
Brazil’s chief prosecutor formally accused President Michel Temer of taking $11.5 million in bribes from a meatpacker in exchange for help resolving tax disputes and securing bank loans.
In a statement sent Monday to Brazil’s Supreme Court, Prosecutor-General Rodrigo Janot charged Temer with agreeing to take money from JBS SA.… Continue Reading
The parent company of Brazil meatpacking giant JBS SA will pay a fine of about $3.2 billion spread over 25 years for bribing 1,900 local politicians.
Brazil prosecutors announced the leniency agreement Wednesday with J&F Investimentos.… Continue Reading