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21 Sw. J. Int'l L. 143 (2014-2015)
The World Cup in Brazil: Fighting against Money Laundering and Corruption

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                  THE WORLD CUP IN BRAZIL:

                    FIGHTING AGAINST MONEY
                                    LAUNDERING AND


                                           Roberto Delmanto Junior*


     The World Cup in Brazil was a success with regards to the compe-
tition itself and its organization. The games were fantastic; the TV
images were awesome; the United States' played well; and teams from
smaller countries like Costa Rica and Argelia proved to be big con-
tenders on the scene.
     However, spectators of the World Cup booed the Republic's
President Dilma Rousseff and FIFA's President Josseph Blatter dur-
ing the final match.' At musical concerts around the country,
thousands of audience members shouted offensive remarks about
President Rousseff2 who, nonetheless, was recently re-elected after a
much-disputed run for another four years.
     On the streets close to the Maracan5 arena, when the final game
was about to start, the police violently repressed an uprising against

    * Criminal attorney specializing in white collar crime defense. Roberto Delmanto Junior
holds a MSc and PhD in Criminal Law from USP. He is also the President of the Board of
Trustees of the S~o Paulo Bar Association School of Law - ESA/OABSP (2012/2015) and is a
visiting professor at the S~o Paulo School of Magistrates - EPM. He has authored several books,
including CoGo PFNAL COMENTAI)O [CRIMINAL CODE Rr-Viiwi1)] (8th ed. 2010) and Li is
PrNAIS ESPECIAIS COMEINTADAS [CRIMINAL LAWS RivniwVh] (2d ed. 2013), with several arti-
cles published in newspapers, such as FolhA DE S. PAULO and 0 EsrADO 13f S. PAUlo. This
article follows the author's other publications regarding White Collar Crime.
    1. Rodrigo Mattos, Dilma volta a receber vaias e xingamentos na final da Copa do Mundo
[Dilma Again Receives Boos and Insults in the Finals of the World Cup], UOL (July 15, 2014, 6:56
PM) (Braz.), http://copadomundo.uol.com.br/noticias/redacao/20t4/07/13/vaia-a-dilma-no-mara
    2. Rappa puxa vaia a Dilma e ganha contrato da Natura, de Leal [Rappa Draws Boos for
Dilma, Wins Contract from Natura, Leal], BRASh 247 (June 2, 2014, 6:46 PM), http://www.brasil
247.com/pt/247/midiatech/1421 26/Rappa-puxa-vaia-a-Dilma-e-ganha-contrato-da-Natura-de-

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