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White Collar Crime

15 April 2019
Thiago Jabor Pinheiro Anti-corruption: legislative changes and enforcement

Brazil - Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Brazil has seen extensive legal changes and enforcement efforts against corruption over the past few years. As a result, local and multinational companies active in the region have increased their anti-corruption compliance efforts, particularly by introducing more frequent and comprehensive anti-corruption risk assessments and touchpoints with government entities and officials, as well as strengthening their anti-corruption compliance programmes.

Author: Thiago Jabor Pinheiro
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Enhanced regulation of illegal payment and settlement business and FX trading

China - Jingtian & Gongcheng

Criminal activities such as illegal payment and settlement business and FX trading have become increasingly rampant in recent years. Although these activities have been classified as business crimes in various laws and regulations, the applicable penalties have been unclear. However, new interpretations of the Supreme People's Court and the Supreme People's Procuratorate set out the applicable convictions and penalties for illegal business operations involving FX trading and payment and settlement business.

Author: Wu Jiejiang
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Peter S Spivack Justice Manual and FCPA enforcement

USA - Hogan Lovells

Authors: Peter S Spivack, Lillian S Hardy
Renato Tastardi Portella New government measures to tackle corruption: does the buck stop here?

Brazil - Mattos Filho, Veiga Filho, Marrey Jr e Quiroga Advogados

Author: Renato Tastardi Portella

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