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Legal Models of Petroleum and Natural Gas Ownership in Brazilian Law

Yanko Marcius de Alencar Xavier

in Property and the Law in Energy and Natural Resources

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199579853
eISBN:
9780191722745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199579853.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The exploration and production of oil and gas in Brazil have been government monopolies for a considerable time. Under this model, these mineral resources belong to the government, and are to be used ... More


Latin America and the Caribbean

Kathryn C. Lavelle

in The Politics of Equity Finance in Emerging Markets

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
April 2005
ISBN:
9780195174090
eISBN:
9780199835287
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195174097.003.0006
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

This chapter examines Latin America, where the earliest and largest volume of divestitures occurred on a case-by-case basis. These listings resulted from complex negotiations where organized labor ... More


New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Ben Ross Schneider (ed.)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This book takes a deep, long look at the political economy of Brazil. The distinctive perspectives of the 11 chapters is historical, comparative, and theoretical. The main substantive chapters are ... More


Introduction

Mark Pieth

in Confronting Corruption: Past Concerns, Present Challenges, and Future Strategies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780190458331
eISBN:
9780190458379
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190458331.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Private International Law, Public International Law

The last two years have brought unprecedented movement into the world of anticorruption. The growing concern about corruption has come to a head in particular with a series of huge scandals. This ... More


Natural Resources and Economic Development in Brazil

Sarah M. Brooks and Marcus J. Kurtz

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

Brazil stands out as an emblematic exception to the "curse" of natural resources (especially oil)-in both its political and economic variants. Despite a history of abundance of, and reliance upon, ... More


Petrobras in the History of Offshore Oil

Tyler Priest

in New Order and Progress: Development and Democracy in Brazil

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190462888
eISBN:
9780190492885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190462888.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics, Political Economy

This essay analyzes the evolution the Brazilian oil industry during the second half of the 20th century and focuses on the aggressive push offshore by the state-owned oil company (or national oil ... More


Brazil

Andrew Boutros

in From Baksheesh to Bribery: Understanding the Global Fight Against Corruption and Graft

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9780190232399
eISBN:
9780190232412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232399.003.0003
Subject:
Law, Criminal Law and Criminology, Company and Commercial Law

In recent years, Brazil has become a major player in anti-corruption investigations and enforcement worldwide. The adoption of the Clean Company Act in 2013 signified a new chapter in corporate ... More


Corruption and the Competition for Power

Alexandra Gillies

in Crude Intentions: How Oil Corruption Contaminates the World

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780190940706
eISBN:
9780190940737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190940706.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Political Economy

In several democratic countries, public officials sought oil money in part to finance their election campaigns. In Brazil and Nigeria, landslides of corruption followed, and billions of dollars in ... More


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