The NGO Transparency International has published annually, since 1995, the Corruption Perceptions Index (“CPI”). Its main purpose is to assess the level of public sector corruption in 180 countries and territories by assigning scores on a scale of 0 to 100, with 0 being highly corrupt and 100 being highly ethical. The CPI

Samsung Heavy Industries (SHI), one of the largest companies in the world in the shipbuilding market, entered into a leniency agreement with the Office of the Comptroller General (CGU), Office of the Attorney General (AGU) and the Federal Prosecutor’s Office (MPF) on February 22, 2021, for bribery and money laundering misconducts in connection with Petrobras’

The Council for Financial Activities Control (“Coaf”) published on March 11, 2021, Resolution N. 36, of March 10, 2021. This regulation addresses the implementation of policy and procedures to prevent money laundering, terrorism financing and the financing of the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction (“AML-CFT”), by those subject to Coaf’s supervision, in accordance

A Lei nº 12.846/2013, conhecida como Lei Anticorrupção, em vigor desde janeiro de 2014, foi promulgada em resposta às obrigações internacionais do Brasil assumidas no âmbito da Convenção da OCDE sobre o Combate à Corrupção de Funcionários Públicos Estrangeiros em Transações Comerciais Internacionais, e foi inspirada em normas internacionais de combate à corrupção, como o

Em dezembro de 2020, o Governo Federal lançou o Plano Anticorrupção para o período entre 2020 e 2025. O Plano tem o objetivo estruturar e executar ações para aprimorar, no âmbito do Poder Executivo Federal, os mecanismos de prevenção, detecção e responsabilização por atos de corrupção, avançando no cumprimento e no aperfeiçoamento da legislação anticorrupção

Pró-Ética is an initiative developed by the Office of the Comptroller General (CGU) that seeks to encourage the voluntary adoption of compliance mechanisms and procedures by Brazilian and multinational companies, through public recognition of companies that are committed to implementing measures aimed at preventing, detecting and remediating corruption and fraud misconducts, as well as promoting

The Brazilian Central Bank published on August 29, 2017, Resolution N. 4,595, which establishes Compliance guidelines for financial institutions and credit unions.

The institutions subject to regulation by the Central Bank shall implement a compliance program no later than December 31 this year. Among other aspects, the Resolution establishes that:

  • )   The institutions shall assign