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EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil shares track commodities lower, JBS jumps - Nasdaq;

EMERGING MARKETS-Brazil shares track commodities lower, JBS jumps - Nasdaq

NasdaqEMERGING MARKETS-Brazil shares track commodities lower, JBS jumpsNasdaq(Updates prices, adds Brazil rate cut, Mexico cenbank GDP forecast) SAO PAULO, May 31 (Reuters) - Brazilian and Mexican stocks fell on Wednesday, tracking a decline in commodities prices, while Latin American currencies gained as political tension in ...and more »

LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the Day - Fox Business

LIVESTOCK HIGHLIGHTS: Top Stories of the DayFox BusinessSÃO PAULO -- The holding company of JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, has agreed to pay the record-setting penalty ever in exchange for leniency in sweeping investigations by Brazilian prosecutors. J&F Investimentos, which controls JBS and a host ...and more »

Brazil meat-packing giant JBS to pay record $3.2bn corruption fine - BBC News;

Brazil meat-packing giant JBS to pay record $3.2bn corruption fine - BBC News

BBC NewsBrazil meat-packing giant JBS to pay record $3.2bn corruption fineBBC NewsThe controlling shareholder of the world's largest meat-packing company, JBS, has agreed to pay a record 10.3bn real ($3.2bn; £2.4bn) fine for its role in Brazil's corruption scandals. J&F Investimentos will pay under a leniency deal in two corruption ...and more »

Shakeup at JBS amid bribery scandal - Agri-Pulse

Shakeup at JBS amid bribery scandalAgri-PulseBRAZIL, May 31, 2017 - Tarek Farahat, global president of marketing and innovation at JBS SA, has been elected chairman of the Brazilian-based meat giant's board of directors. He replaces Joesley Batista, who resigned in the aftermath of a meat ...and more »

News Highlights: Top Company News of the Day - Fox Business

News Highlights: Top Company News of the DayFox BusinessTesaro is exploring a sale, according to people familiar with the matter, two months after the cancer-treatment developer won a key drug approval. J.P. Morgan, Bank of America Signal Weaker Trading Results. Executives at the two biggest U.S. banks ...and more »

IMPORTANT JBS S.A. INVESTOR ALERT: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a securities ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)

IMPORTANT JBS S.A. INVESTOR ALERT: Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a securities ...GlobeNewswire (press release)NEW YORK, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman & Herz LLP announces that a securities class action complaint has been filed on behalf of all persons or entities that purchased JBS S.A. (OTC:JBSAY) ("JBS" or the ...and more »

Brazil's J&F agrees to pay record $3.2 billion fine in leniency deal - Reuters;

Brazil's J&F agrees to pay record $3.2 billion fine in leniency deal - Reuters

ReutersBrazil's J&F agrees to pay record $3.2 billion fine in leniency dealReutersBrazilian meatpacker JBS SA in the city of Lapa, Parana state, Brazil. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino. By Ricardo Brito and Tatiana Bautzer | BRASILIA/SAO PAULO. BRASILIA/SAO PAULO J&F Investimentos, controlling shareholder of the world's largest ...and more »

JBS strikes deal with federal prosecutors - National Hog Farmer

JBS strikes deal with federal prosecutorsNational Hog FarmerJBS S.A. announces its holding company, J&F Participações, agrees to pay a R$10.3 billion ($3.18 billion U.S.) settlement for its role in Brazilian's largest meat scandal. This leniency agreement includes the payment of R$10.3 billion over 25 years ...and more »

Bastista-family group in $3bn JBS plea deal - Financial Times;

Bastista-family group in $3bn JBS plea deal - Financial Times

Financial TimesBastista-family group in $3bn JBS plea dealFinancial TimesJ & F, the holding company of the world's largest meatpacker JBS, at the heart of Brazil's latest political scandal, has agreed to pay fines of R$10.3bn ($3.16bn) over a series of corruption investigations. The group controlled by the Batista family ...and more »

J&F Investimentos Agrees to Financial Terms of Leniency Agreement - ForexTV.com

J&F Investimentos Agrees to Financial Terms of Leniency AgreementForexTV.comSÃO PAULO, Brazil, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Board of Directors of JBS S.A. (BVMF:JBSS3) was informed this morning that J&F Investimentos SA, its 42% shareholder, has reached an agreement in principle with the Brazilian Federal ...and more »

Brazilian meatpacker to pay fine of more than $3 billion - ABC News

Brazilian meatpacker to pay fine of more than $3 billionABC NewsBrazilian meatpacking giant JBS has agreed to pay a fine of more than $3 billion for its role in a corruption scheme involving pension funds. The Federal Prosecutor's Office says the agreement was reached Tuesday night and that the fine will be paid ...and more »

J&F Investimentos Announces Leniency Agreement with the Brazilian Federal Prosecutor's Office - satPRnews (press release)

J&F Investimentos Announces Leniency Agreement with the Brazilian Federal Prosecutor's OfficesatPRnews (press release)JBS Operations UnaffectedThe following statement was released by J&F Investimentos in Portuguese earlier today.SÃO PAULO, Brazil, May 31, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — J&F Investimentos (J&F) today announced that it has reached a leniency ...and more »

Brazilian company fined record $3.2B for bribes - TRT World;

Brazilian company fined record $3.2B for bribes - TRT World

TRT WorldBrazilian company fined record $3.2B for bribesTRT WorldJ&F group, parent company of the world's biggest meat supplier JBS, agreed to pay the fine over a corruption scandal threatening to unseat President Michel Temer. It's said to have spent around $185 million to bribe nearly 1900 politicians in Brazil ...and more »

JBS agrees €3bn settlement after Brazilian meat scandal - Irish Farmers Journal;

JBS agrees €3bn settlement after Brazilian meat scandal - Irish Farmers Journal

Irish Farmers JournalJBS agrees €3bn settlement after Brazilian meat scandalIrish Farmers JournalMeat processor JBS has accepted Brazil's federal prosecution office's offer of a multi-billion euro fine to be paid back over more than two decades. The office of Brazil's federal prosecutor had offered J&F Group – the holding company holding a ...and more »

JBS holding company reaches leniency deal with federal prosecutors - Meat & Poultry (registration)

JBS holding company reaches leniency deal with federal prosecutorsMeat & Poultry (registration)J&F Participações has agreed to pay a hefty fine for its role in corruption scandals. SÃO PAULO, Brazil – The latest development in the JBS SA bribery scandal involves holding company J&F Participações (J&F) and the Brazilian Federal Prosecutor's ...and more »

JBS confirms J&F "leniency" fine over scandal - just-food.com (subscription)

JBS confirms J&F "leniency" fine over scandaljust-food.com (subscription)Brazil-based meat giant JBS today (31 May) confirmed that its controlling shareholder, J&F Participacoes, will pay a BRL10.3bn (US$3.1bn) fine under a "leniency agreement" arising out of a national corruption probe. The announcement followed reports J ...and more »

JBS Parent to Pay $3.2 Billion to Settle Corruption Probes in Brazil - Wall Street Journal (subscription);

JBS Parent to Pay $3.2 Billion to Settle Corruption Probes in Brazil - Wall Street Journal (subscription)

Wall Street Journal (subscription)JBS Parent to Pay $3.2 Billion to Settle Corruption Probes in BrazilWall Street Journal (subscription)SÃO PAULO—The holding company of JBS SA, the world's largest meatpacker, has agreed to pay what could be a record-setting penalty in exchange for leniency in sweeping corruption investigations by Brazilian prosecutors. J&F Investimentos, which ...and more »

JBS owners to sign a 10-billion BRL leniency deal with federal prosecutors - plus55 (blog);

JBS owners to sign a 10-billion BRL leniency deal with federal prosecutors - plus55 (blog)

plus55 (blog)JBS owners to sign a 10-billion BRL leniency deal with federal prosecutorsplus55 (blog)J&F, the parent company of JBS – the world's leading meatpacking company – has agreed to a leniency deal with Federal Prosecutors. J&F will pay a 10.3 billion BRL fine in compensation for taking part in criminal activities ranging from financial fraud ...and more »

JBS in Brazil Ordered to Pay Fine of R$10.3 Billion for Corruption - The Rio Times;

JBS in Brazil Ordered to Pay Fine of R$10.3 Billion for Corruption - The Rio Times

The Rio TimesJBS in Brazil Ordered to Pay Fine of R$10.3 Billion for CorruptionThe Rio TimesThe fine, said to be the world's largest for corruption, is part of a plea-dealing agreement by the JBS controller, J&F. By. Lise Alves. -. May 31, 2017. Share on Facebook · Tweet on Twitter. - Advertisement -. By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter.and more »

J&F agrees $3bn fine with Brazilian prosecutors - Financial Times

J&F agrees $3bn fine with Brazilian prosecutorsFinancial TimesJ&F, the holding company of the world's largest meatpacker JBS at the heart of Brazil's latest political scandal, agreed with prosecutors late on Tuesday to pay fines of R$10.3bn ($3.16bn) over a series of corruption allegations. The amount is to be ...and more »