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Industry News & Trends / Latin America
on March 12, 2018

Former JBS chair Joesley Batista released from custody

He had been incarcerated since September on suspicion of insider trading charges

Joesley Batista, former chairman of Brazil-based meat and poultry company JBS, was released from custody after having been incarcerated since September.

A federal court in Brazil on March 9 granted his release from jail, according to a Reuters report. He and his brother, Wesley Batista, had been…

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