Brazil’s Odebrecht sues Colombia for $1.3 billion over asset seizure

The corporate logo of the Odebrecht SA construction conglomerate is pictured at its headquarters in Sao Paulo, Brazil April 9, 2018. REUTERS/Nacho Doce

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Brazilian construction company Odebrecht is suing the Colombian government for $1.3 billion (998 million pounds) alleging the nation illegally expropriated assets during a bribery probe, a government official said on Thursday. Luis Guillermo Velez, director of the State Legal Agency, which defends the government in any lawsuits, told Reuters that Odebrecht has […]

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