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A Comparison Of Anti-Corruption Laws In US, UK, Brazil

Law360, New York (April 3, 2015, 9:15 AM EDT) -- The long-awaited regulations to Brazil's Anti-Corruption Law (Lei no. 12,846/2013) were finally enacted by President Dilma Rousseff on March 18, 2015, putting an end to over a year of speculation. With the regulations now in force, compliance officers and others should take note that Decree 8,420 creates specific rules for compliance programs and establishes fines and other procedures. The Brazilian anti-corruption law, which imposes civil and administrative penalties and is commonly referred to as the “Clean Company Act,” has been in force since January 2014 and...
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