Price Fixing Alleged in Sao Paolo Subway Project

Price Fixing Alleged in Sao Paolo Subway Project

Post on March 31, 2014, 5:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Innocent until proven guilty is the saying in the States when hearing of “alleged” criminal activity.  However, when it comes to corruption crimes purportedly perform in Brazil, that mantra might be reversed:  Guilty until “proven” innocent.  In the FCPA era, it is still hard to believe that international company executives are still brazenly conspiring to Continue Reading…

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Brazil 2014 Tickets Hard to Come By

Brazil 2014 Tickets Hard to Come By

Post on March 18, 2014, 2:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 1 Comments

Thinking of traveling to Brazil this summer to take in a few World Cup matches? You better hope you already have your tickets in hand. Despite the slew of bad news coming out of Brazil: the unfinished infrastructure, the unrelenting crime, and the general malaise about the Brazilian’s ability to host an event of this Continue Reading…

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Garrincha’s Memory in Pele’s Shadow

Garrincha’s Memory in Pele’s Shadow

Post on March 12, 2014, 1:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Everybody who is not a Brazilian counts Brazil as their second favorite soccer team. If the Dutch gave us “Total Football” the Brazilians gave us “The Beautiful Game”. And one player symbolizes that for true aficionados more than any other, and it’s not Pele, or any of the other Brazilian household names. The single player Continue Reading…

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Manaus Stadium Good to Go

Manaus Stadium Good to Go

Post on March 11, 2014, 4:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

If you’re a fan of the U.S. Soccer Team – and admittedly, it’s sometimes difficult these days – you know that we’ll be traveling to the heart of the Amazon to play Portugal in the World Cup. Let’s set aside that Portugal has the reigning best player in the World on their team in Ronaldo, Continue Reading…

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World Cup About Business, Not Fun and Games

World Cup About Business, Not Fun and Games

Post on March 9, 2014, 3:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Lest you forget the real purpose of the international commercial goliath known as the World Cup is commerce, along comes a cheeky little story about the war off the pitch.  The war of international corporate giants.  In the latest indication that American international commercial dominance doesn’t seem to be as bad off as some of Continue Reading…

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Ronaldo, Zico, Carnival, World Cup, Brazil!

Ronaldo, Zico, Carnival, World Cup, Brazil!

Post on March 4, 2014, 4:00 pm by the-victoria-law-group 0 Comments

Many people think of Brazil as the country of “Carnival” and “football” – soccer for us Yanks. As the country prepares to host the World Cup this year, they are doing their level best to remind people of what they are famous for.  Floats paying homage to two of its biggest soccer stars will parade Continue Reading…

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