Deposit of instrument of ratification/acceptance: 17 April 2012
Entry into force of the Convention: 17 February 2012
Entry into force of implementing legislation: 25 May 2011
Implementation and enforcement
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Russia.
2013 Phase 2 report
2012 Phase 1 report
The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention
The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.
Monitoring and evaluation
Monitoring of implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention takes places in successive phases through a rigorous peer-review monitoring system.
Reports relating to all signatory countries are published following peer review examinations conducted by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.
Data on enforcement
The enforcement data includes the number of criminal, administrative and civil cases of foreign bribery that have resulted in a final disposition, such as a criminal conviction or acquittal, or similar findings under an administrative or civil procedure.
17/02/2012 - Russia today took a major step toward upholding international anti-bribery standards by depositing its instrument of accession to the OECD Convention at a ceremony at the OECD in Paris.
OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría received Russia’s instrument of accession from First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs Denisov and First Deputy Minister of Justice Fedorov.
Russia became the 39th Party to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention on 17 April 2012, 60 days after the ceremony.
25/05/2011 - On the occasion of the 50th Anniversary Ministerial Meeting, the OECD invited the Russian Federation to join the OECD’s Working Group on Bribery and to accede to the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention. Secretary-General Angel Gurría signed an exchange of letters with First Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Andrey Denisov, and Russia’s Minister for Economic Development, Elvira Nabiullina, at a ceremony with US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton during the OECD Ministerial Council Meeting.
Andrey Denisov, First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, explains what the OECD's Anti-Bribery Convention means for Russia | also available in Russian
Andrey Denisov, First Deputy Foreign Minister of the Russian Federation, discusses anti-corruption and Russia's accession to the OECD