05.04.2017 – Schellenberg Wittmer has been featured in a contribution by "Rundschau", broadcasted by Swiss television channel SRF on 5 April 2017. The contribution highlighted the firm's role in the negotiation of a settlement for Odebrecht in the context of the Brazilian Petrobras matter, known as operation "car wash". It particularly highlighted Dispute Resolution Co-Head Peter Burckhardt, who led the effort on the Swiss side.
Odebrecht is a Brazillian family business and Latin America's largest construction company. At the end of last year, Odebrecht settled with the United States, Brazil and Switzerland in what has been labeled the largest anti-bribery deal in history.