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abr

18

2017

Amid scandal, Brazilians must find balance between justice and recovery

Last week’s release of the videotaped depositions in Brazil’s expansive “Car Wash” corruption scandal implicated much of the country’s political elite, leaving few parties or national politicians unscathed.  Executives from several more companies as well as officials already convicted are expected to cop pleas soon. Operation Car Wash is three-years-old with no end in sight. Brazilians are asking themselves how do they make a much-needed...

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abr

12

2017

Brazil Corruption Probe an Inflection Point for Politicians and Society

It finally happened. The Supreme Court Justice heading up the largest corruption case Brazil, and possibly the world has ever seen, has released the names of 98 elected officials under formal investigation. This marks an inflection point in the three-year-old “Operation Car Wash” due to the extraordinary legal protections enjoyed by nearly 20,000 Brazilian politicians.  This so-called “privileged forum”, is a quirk of the 1988...

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jun

10

2016

Hiring a Consultant in Recife, PE

COMPANY: CONCORDIA CONSULTORIA ESTRATÉGICA LTDA Consultant to provide support to the implementation of a six month project in Pernambuco, executed by Concordia Public Affairs Strategy in cooperation with a European Government’s Embassy in Brazil. The contract will run for 6 months from contract signing, with a possibility of extension.  The candidate will be based in Recife and will be hired as an independent contractor. LOCATION:  RECIFE, PE BACKGROUND In close...

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fev

29

2016

We are hiring consultants in SP & BSB

2 VAGAS DE CONSULTOR PLENO  EMPRESA: CONCORDIA CONSULTORIA ESTRATÉGICA LTDA A Concordia é uma consultoria boutique que oferece serviços de public affairs, isto é, soluções estratégicas para lidar com qualquer assunto junto ao poder público brasileiro. Acreditamos que as empresas privadas têm o direito de defender seus interesses e o dever de compartilhar suas visões com o governo e a sociedade civil, de forma transparente e...

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abr

08

2015
Brazilian scandals strain the bonds between business and government

Brazilian scandals strain the bonds between business and government

Brazil’s expansive corruption and bribery scandal is nearing the end of its first act.  With any tangible resolution months if not years away, it is difficult to assess the net impact this painful process will have on Brazilian politics and society.  However, the immediate consequences signal a profound shift in the relationship between the government and business. Corruption is not a Brazilian problem, but rather...

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mar

13

2015

CURRENTLY HIRING – TRAINEE, BRASILIA

Descrição do cargo Responsável por Monitoramento (desk research e in loco) da formulação de políticas públicas pelos poderes legislativo e executivo federal. Auxiliar na análise da conjuntura política e seus impactos nos negócios dos clientes. Mapeamento de interlocutores e tomadores de decisão, e preparação de briefings a respeito desses stakeholders Por auxiliar em pesquisas e preparação de relatórios a serem enviados aos clientes ou utilizados...

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mar

13

2015

REFLECTIONS ON PRESIDENTIAL IMPEACHMENT

Likelihood of an impeachment process The Brazilian press, social media and business elite have been raising the prospect of presidential impeachment in recent weeks. However, it can be said that the majority of these observers are approaching the subject from an emotional perspective rather than taking a more realistic and balanced approach. We believe there is little likelihood that Congress would initiate an impeachment process...

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out

18

2014
Concordia Public Affairs Strategies begins operations in Brazil

Concordia Public Affairs Strategies begins operations in Brazil

Providing Brazil-focused public affairs consulting services to international businesses. Sao Paulo, Brazil, September 3, 2014:  Concordia Public Affairs Strategies (Concordia) announced today the formal launch of its flagship São Paulo Office.  The Company currently provides Brazil-focused public affairs consulting services to international businesses investing or expanding in the country, government agencies, trade associations, as well as Brazilian and foreign firms already established in the Brazilian...

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