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  • 15-October-2019

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    The OECD Working Group on Bribery is concerned about potential political interference by the legislative branch in the independence of the judiciary in Slovenia

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery is concerned by a request, issued by the National Council of the Republic of Slovenia, to open a parliamentary inquiry into corruption prosecutions of a current member of the National Council. The National Assembly, the upper chamber of the Slovenian Parliament, launched the inquiry to investigate what have been alleged to be political motives of the prosecutors and judges involved in these cases.

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  • 26-September-2019

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    OECD Latin America and Caribbean Anti-Corruption Initiative

    The OECD-Latin America Anti-Corruption Programme strengthens implementation and enforcement of international and regional anti-corruption conventions and promotes integrity in the Latin American region.

  • 3-September-2019

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    Second meeting of the Latin America and Caribbean Anti-Corruption Law Enforcement Network

    The second meeting of the Latin America & Caribbean Anti-Corruption Law Enforcement Network (“LAC LEN”), took place on 3-4 September 2019 in Brasília, Brazil and focused on the importance of corporate liability in the fight against corruption.

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  • 3-September-2019

    Spanish

    Segunda reunión de la Red de Oficiales encargados de hacer cumplir la ley anticorrupción en América Latina y el Caribe

    Los países de América Latina y el Caribe resaltaron la importancia de la responsabilidad de las personas jurídicas en la lucha contra la corrupción y se comprometieron a trabajar con mayor profundidad el tema para fortalecer la aplicación de las leyes anticorrupción en América Latina

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  • 1-August-2019

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    Hungary must enforce its foreign bribery offence against companies, including foreign subsidiaries

    The Working Group is concerned that Hungary has not commenced any foreign bribery investigations or prosecutions in over nine years since the Phase 3 evaluation of implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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  • 10-July-2019

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    OECD very concerned that active bribery is no longer a felony in Greece

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery has serious concerns that recent steps taken by Greece may leave the country in breach of the OECD’s Anti-Bribery Convention. On 11 June 2019, Greece amended the Criminal and Criminal Procedure Codes. As a result, the main active bribery offence was converted from felony to a misdemeanour, which is a less serious offence.

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  • 3-July-2019

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    Japan must urgently address long-standing concerns over foreign bribery enforcement

    Japan must step up enforcement of its foreign bribery laws and strengthen the capacities of its law enforcement agencies to proactively detect, investigate and prosecute the foreign bribery offence, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.

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  • 1-July-2019

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    Abuse of authority provisions adopted by the Senate raise concerns over Brazil’s capacity to ensure independence of prosecutors and judges in fighting corruption

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery reaffirms the importance of the independence of prosecutors and judges and is concerned that Brazil’s achievements in fighting corruption may be seriously jeopardised by recent legislative developments.

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  • 12-June-2019

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    Sweden must urgently implement reforms to boost fight against foreign bribery

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery has since 2012 repeatedly urged Sweden to reform its laws to ensure the investigation and prosecution of companies that bribe foreign public officials to obtain advantages in international business.

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  • 6-May-2019

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    Public Consultation: Review of the 2009 OECD Anti-Bribery Recommendation

    The OECD Anti-Bribery is the first and only international anti-corruption instrument focused on the ‘supply side’ of the bribery transaction. To ensure that it continues to respond to the challenges of fighting foreign bribery, the OECD has launched a review of the 2009 OECD Recommendation for Further Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.

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