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The Never-Ending Tentacles of the Odebrecht Bribery Scheme

The Never-Ending Tentacles of the Odebrecht Bribery Scheme

The web of fraudulent schemes that transpired across Latin America with Odebrecht at the center has been particularly intriguing to our investigations team at Gryphon. In our line of work, we often find that cases of fraud or bribery are isolated to a firm, executive or a politician, but the Odebrecht case involves dozens of politicians, government ministers and corporations spread across 12 nations. It’s another reminder of when doing business in emerging and frontier markets, it’s a must to conduct in depth due diligence to identify operational, reputational or political risks associated with an investment or partnership.

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Betting on Brazil: Bolsonaro Optimism Fading

Betting on Brazil: Bolsonaro Optimism Fading

While Bolsonaro’s government struggles to deliver economic growth, Brazil’s complex political scenario and volatile regulatory environment require investors to conduct a robust political risk assessment.  

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