In this special podcast series, I visit with lawyers from Azevedo Sette in Sao Paulo. The lawyers and topics include: Isabel Franco on a CarWash changed a culture, Lucas Bianchinni on environmental regulation in Brazil, Glaucia Ferreira on the Clean Companies Act, Luiz Salles on recent Brazilian corruption enforcement actions and Ingrid Santos on the hottest topic in Brazil: Me Too and sexual/moral harassment. In this first episode, I chat with Isabel Franco about how CarWash changed the entire perception and culture of compliance in Brazil.

  1. What was CarWash and how did it change perceptions about compliance in Brazil?
  2. Why was an investigation of corruption of Petrobras so critical to Brazil?
  3. Who were some of the key political figures brought down by Lava Jato?
  4. Why was this change so critical to the compliance profession in Brazil?
  5. What other corruption investigations did CarWash lead to?
  6. How did Lava Jato expand out to the entire continent?
  7. Having practiced in both the US and Brazil, how would you assess the current state of the compliance profession in Brazil?
  8. What is the legacy of Lava Jato?

This podcast is sponsored by the law firm of Azevdo Sette. To learn more about this firm, visit its website, for resources, expert guidance and support.