Distinguishing between misconduct infractions and competition violations in the Car Wash Operation


The importance of the Car Wash operation in fighting corruption is unquestionable, and its investigative ramifications, fostered by plea bargain agreements, are expanding to a wide range of public construction projects in the country (e.g., stadiums for the World Cup, urbanization of communities, highways and railways, water and irrigation infrastructure, among others). This importance, however, should not exempt it from constructive criticism, notably related to the lack of experience of some public authorities, and at times, the Judiciary itself, which results in breaches of constitutional procedural guarantees.

Read the full version wrote by Leonor Cordovil and Daniel Tobias Athias: Distinguishing between misconduct infractions and competition violations in the Car Wash Operation