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OECD hails Brazil’s anti-bribery progress, but “problems” remain

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The Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) is more confident about Brazil’s ability to continue fighting corruption. However, the good impression left by Brazilian authorities after a meeting in Brasília was not enough to diminish all of the anti-bribery committee’s concerns. For the group’s president, in spite of the readiness demonstrated by the Executive, the ball is now in the Supreme Court’s hands.

The OECD’s Working Group on Bribery made an emergency trip to Brasília on November 12–13. As we explained in our October 23 story, the trip was to address concerns sparked by Supreme Court decisions to...

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