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KLA Alert – Anti-Corruption & Compliance – March, 2015

GUIDELINES FOR THE ANTI-CORRUPTION LAW RELEASED TODAY

Published today in the Federal Official Gazette Decree 8,420/15 of March 18, 2015 (“Decree 8,420/15”) regulates Law 12,846/13 (“Anti-Corruption Law”) and provides for the administrative liability of legal entities for acts against the direct or indirect Public Administration, Brazilian or foreign.

Decree 8,420/15 specifies the general parameters for the application of administrative sanctions, the so-called procedure for the Administrative Liability Process (“PAR”), provides rules for leniency agreements and establishes that the Comptroller General of the Union (“CGU”) has exclusive competence for the execution of leniency agreements in the Federal Executive Branch. The norm also provides rules for the public lists of companies that have been debarred (“CEIS”) and punished by corruption (“CNEP”). More…

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KLA Compliance & Anti-Corruption team is recognised by Latin Lawyer

The article “Who’s Investigating”, published by Latin Lawyer in 2014, points out the anti-corruption investigations and who are the compliance lawyers in key economies. Latin Laywer puts KLA as a recognised name in the field and details the work developed by Anti-Corruption partners Isabel Franco and Paulo Prado, as well as the firm’s compliance team.

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Isabel franco participates in Special Report of Financier Worldwide magazine

n the Special Report on Corporate Fraud & Corruption “Anti-corruption and bribery developments in Latin America”, published by Financier Worldwide for their February issue, the magazine moderated a discussion among Isabel Franco from KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados, Roberto Hernández-García from COMAD, S.C., Mauricio Almar from Halliburton,  Ivan E. Velez from KPMG LLP, and Patrick Henz from Primetals Technologies. In the report, Isabel Franco said: “Most lawyers are sceptical of the value of these leniency agreements, but only time will tell how they will actually work.”

The complete Q&A Forum is available on the Financier Worldwide’s website:http://www.financierworldwide.com/forum-anti-corruption-and-bribery-developments-in-latin-america

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KLA strengthens its Intellectual Property team with new hire

MARIA MARTA DIAS HERINGER SALES joined KLA’s Intellectual Property team as of January of this year, focusing on issues related to Marketing Law, Entertainment, Advertising and Promotions,  including consulting and litigation involving Conar, CENP, CEPCO, SEAE and other self-regulatory agencies.

Mrs. Heringer has coordinated for many years the Marketing Law practice of important law firms in São Paulo and was a corporate lawyer at Grupo Abril, a major communication conglomerate in Latin America. More…

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International Lawyers Network Welcomes New Member in Brazil, KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados

New York (October 10, 2014) – On Friday, the International Lawyers Network announced that they welcomed KLA-Koury Lopes Advogados as a representative for Brazil, joining long-time ILN member, Nehring e Associados.

KLA is a young and dynamic full-service law firm, established in 2002 by a select group of talented and highly qualified former partners and associates from some of the most prominent law firms in Brazil, who decided to join efforts and combine their expertise in an innovative endeavor and fresh philosophy on rendering legal services. More…

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