Brazil’s Corruption Tipping Point

Law360, New York (July 17, 2017, 11:19 AM EDT) -- Recent weeks saw two significant events rock Brazil’s political landscape: the release of a voice recording of current President Michel Temer allegedly tying him directly to a bribery scheme; and the admission of JBS, the world’s largest meat-processing company, to bribery charges topping the previous and recent alleged meat scandal.

What we are seeing is a tipping point in Brazil. What began as a small money-laundering investigation at a Brasilia gas station, the Lava Jato operation, has spread to corporations around the world and to the...
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