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Eight Tips for Performing Effective Corruption Investigations in Brazil

Anti-Corruption Report

In this article, Leah Moushey and co-author Eloy Rizzo of KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados discuss eight key considerations for overcoming challenges that can arise during corruption-related investigations in Brazil. "Since it began in March 2014, Operation Car Wash – Brazil’s largest corruption investigation in history – has led to increased scrutiny of corporate conduct by both Brazilian authorities and their foreign counterparts," Moushey and Rizzo wrote. Although investigation strategies should be tailored to the specific facts at issue, the article provides general tips to help companies and outside counsel navigate the Brazil investigation context.