Leo Torresan

About Leo Torresan

Léo Torresan is President of AMARRIBO BRASIL, Transparency International’s partner organisation in Brazil.
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Finally, companies in Brazil can be prosecuted for corruption

Companies in Brazil have been able to escape punishment for corruption, but that has all changed now as Leo Torresan of Amarribo Brasil, Transparency International’s partner explains. It may be that lawmakers are feeling the heat of the popular movement against corruption. This week, after stalling for more than three years, Congress finally passed a law making […]

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A watershed in Brazil

**UPDATE** After a wait of just over one month, Brazilians found out last week that their judicial system is serious about sending a message that those in power can be held to account. On November 13 the Supreme Court in Brazil sentenced one of the leading politicians in the country, José Dirceu former chief of […]

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