Merrill Brink International Releases English Translation of Brazil's Integrity Program in accordance with Law No. 12,846/2013

New York, New York, UNITED STATES

ST. PAUL, MINN., Oct. 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Merrill Brink® International (, a leading provider of language solutions for global corporations and law firms, today announced that it has translated, Brazil's concept of the Integrity Program in accordance with Law No. 12,846/2013.

The compliance guidance attempts to clarify the concept of the Integrity Program, in accordance with the Law No. 12,846/2013 and its regulation by Decree No. 8,420/2015, of March 18, 2015 decree regulating the Clean Company Act, which took effect on January 28, 2014. The Integrity Program focuses on anti-corruption measures adopted by the company, especially those aimed at the prevention, detection and remediation of harmful acts against national and foreign public administrations provided in Law No. 12,846/2013.

"In the first half of 2015, we've seen an incredible demand for information on Brazil and the Clean Company Act. With Brazil being a key focal point of anti-corruption inquiries, Merrill Brink has translated the latest Brazil Integrity Program guidance on this law, and as a courtesy we are making it available to the global FCPA, ethics and compliance community. Hopefully this guidance will assist consultants and in-house practitioners to formulate an effective Code of Conduct and anti-corruption compliance program for their Brazilian operations," says Jim Moore, executive vice president of Merrill Brink.

Download Merrill Brink's translation of the Integrity Program and find out the Comptroller General's Office of the Union (Contoladoria-Geral Da União or CGU) expectations for compliance programs under the Clean Companies Act.

For more information, contact Merrill Brink International at or in the U.S., call 888-601-9814, in Europe, call 44-(0)207-562-3300 and in Asia, call + 852 2536 2266.

About Merrill Brink International

Merrill Brink International ( is a leading provider of complete translation and language solutions for global companies and law firms, with special expertise in serving the legal, financial, life sciences, software, heavy machinery and corporate markets. A proven leader with more than 30 years of experience, Merrill Brink offers a wide range of language solutions including translation, localization, desktop publishing and globalization services.

Merrill Brink is recognized in the industry for its commitment to quality and its pioneering approach of leveraging technology to reduce costs, eliminate redundant processes and accelerate translation life cycles. Merrill Brink is certified to ISO 9001:2008; ISO/IEC 27001:2005 and ISO 13485:2003, and compliant to EN 15038:2006 and ISO 14971:2007.Together, these standards provide assurance that the most stringent process and quality standards for translation are followed. Merrill Brink International is a wholly owned subsidiary of Merrill Corporation.

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