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Intermediaries fulfil a key role in international business transactions. While many of them perform lawful tasks, many also engage in bribery of foreign public officials. This study, initiated in 2007, focuses on the use of intermediaries in cases of bribery of foreign public officials. It provides a definition of intermediaries and reasons for their use before examining several modus operandi, legal and practical issues, and
The purpose of this handbook is to raise the awareness level of tax examiners and auditors on money laundering. It provides guidance in identifying money laundering during the conduct of normal tax audits.
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This handbook aims to raise the awareness level of tax examiners and auditors on money laundering. It provides guidance in identifying money laundering during the conduct of normal tax audits. It also describes the resources and tools that are available for effective detection and deterrence. &l
For most regional anti-corruption activities with non-members, the OECD and its project partners have established specialised Internet websites. These websites provide access to an extensive database on relevant literature, in many cases directly downloadable, on key stakeholders actively involved in the fight against corruption in the given region, and on-going and planned anti-corruption projects on local, national and regional level.
One of the agenda items at the G8 Summit in L’Aquila this week is expected to be a discussion of a proposed new “Global Standard” for international business dealings.
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On 18 June 2009, the OECD Working Group on Bribery approved the Phase 2bis monitoring report for Turkey.
The 38-country OECD Working Group on Bribery welcomed recent progress by Turkey in its efforts to comply with the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.
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On 19 June 2009, the 38 countries party to the Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public officials in International Business Transactions adopted a Policy Statement on Bribery in International Business Transactions, reaffirming the importance of the Convention and its implementation.
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The OECD Council adopted on 25 May 2009 a new Recommendation to strengthen the role of tax authorities in the combat against bribery that succeeds to the 1996 Recommendation.