Brazil Continues To Ramp Up Anti-Corruption Enforcement

Law360, New York (March 30, 2015, 10:19 AM EDT) -- A recently disclosed bribery scandal related to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, along with other Brazilian anti-corruption enforcement and regulatory developments, has reinforced the importance to companies doing business in Brazil of implementing effective compliance policies and procedures.

On March 22, 2015, Bilfinger released a statement that it was conducting an internal investigation into allegations that employees of Mauell, its Brazilian subsidiary, paid bribes to public officials and employees of state companies in Brazil. Mauell supplied monitor walls and software for security control centers which oversaw the flow of traffic at the World Cup. In total, the orders were...

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