Compliance Programs Mandatory For Companies Cooperating With Public Administration

Author:Mr Alessandro Da Cruz
Profession:Baker & McKenzie
 
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The new law determines the mandatory implementation of a compliance program for companies that enter into contract, partnerships, agreements, concessions, or public-private partnerships with the public administration of the Federal District.

On February 6, 2018, District Law No. 6,112/2018 was published in the Federal District Official Gazette.

The law determines the mandatory implementation of a compliance program for companies that enter into contract, partnerships, agreements, concessions, or public-private partnerships with the public administration of the Federal District, in amounts equal to or greater than the bid price, estimated between BRL 80,000 and BRL 650,000. The requirement applies only to contracts with a term equal to or greater than 180 days.

Article 6 sets the parameters by which the compliance programs will be evaluated, these parameters are practically the same as those provided in Federal Decree No. 8,420/2015, with the exception of the last subsection that innovates in determining the promotion of a set of actions in order to promote an ethical and...

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