All JBS articles

  • bestof-2017
    Article

    Year in review: 2017

    2018-01-02T11:00:00Z

    Compliance Week looks back at the last 12 months and offers a glimpse at some of the biggest news stories in compliance, governance, risk, and ethics.

  • Blog post

    Those pesky hot mikes and insider-trading laws

    2017-09-17T18:15:00Z

    Inside is a look at the actions of the Batista brothers, leaders of corrupt firm JBS, which highlights a part of any corruption resolution across the globe: If you hold back information from the government, you will be subject to prosecution for those crimes as well.

  • Blog post

    For leniency, confess all crimes

    2017-09-05T16:45:00Z

    The JBS meat-packing scandal is a perfect example of why companies must provide every single shred of evidence of criminal conduct, or a plea agreement might not be worth much.

  • Article

    Brazil’s largest corruption investigation in history hits new heights … and lows

    2017-07-05T11:00:00Z

    As Brazilian investigators look into massive corruption between public officials and one of the country’s biggest companies, scandal-weary Brazilians wonder when this will all end.

  • Blog post

    JBS reaches $3.2B leniency deal; makes governance changes

    2017-06-01T15:45:00Z

    J&F Investimentos, the holding company of meat-packing company JBS, has agreed to pay a record 10.3 billion reais (US$3.2bn; £2.4bn) fine for its role in a widespread corruption scandal, deepening Brazil's anti-corruption enforcement crackdown.

  • Blog post

    The case for robust FCPA enforcement

    2017-05-28T14:00:00Z

    Two recent corruption scandals emanating from Brazil highlight the direct impact corruption can have on U.S. citizens and serve as telltale examples of why a robust FCPA enforcement regime is in the interest of the United States.