We may be witnessing a sea change in global anti-corruption enforcement. Recent corruption investigations in Brazil have led to the arrests and convictions of several high-profile executives. These investigations and Brazil’s new anti-corruption laws are raising serious questions about the compliance and enforcement risks facing companies doing business in Brazil and elsewhere.

Please join us in Mayer Brown’s Houston office as our speakers cover the following topics:

The Brazilian Clean Companies Act and Perspectives on Enforcement

  • Overview of the Brazilian Clean Companies Act, which imposes strict liability on companies for corrupt conduct
  • Update on emerging anti-corruption enforcement efforts by Brazilian authorities
  • Implications of Brazil’s new enforcement initiatives on multi-national companies

FCPA Implications for Companies Doing Business in Brazil and Angola

  • Overview of the FCPA enforcement environment in Brazil and Angola
  • The increasing potential for multi-jurisdictional enforcement actions
  • Thoughts on how businesses in Brazil and Angola can comply with global and local anti-corruption laws

Conducting Anticorruption Investigations in Brazil and Angola

  • Cultural and legal peculiarities for conducting investigations in Brazil and Angola
  • Practical tips on conducting internal investigations under the FCPA and local law