International trade is a motor of the global economy and represents increasingly large volumes of exchanged goods, services, and financial flows. Yet, corruption in the trade chain hampers economic activity and entails important health and safety risks for societies.The 2016 OECD Integrity Forum will put the spotlight on this hidden tariff.
16 March 2016, Paris: The OECD will host a Ministerial Meeting on the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. The meeting will provide a unique platform to discuss measures to strengthen implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention and to exchange ideas on combating foreign bribery and emerging issues.
This flagship publication looks at the way in which companies, banks, institutional investors and shadow banking intermediaries are operating in the low growth and low interest rate environment and the build-up of risks in the financial system.
OECD Integrity Week is held annually. On this occasion, the OECD hosts multiple public events relating to anti-corruption and integrity.
Paris, 8-9 December 2015: The first meeting of the Global Network will focus on the investigation and prosecution of corruption cases involving corporations, touching upon the practical application of corporate liability for corruption and role of international co-operation in such cases.
The 15th meeting of the Anti-Corruption Network for Eastern Europe and Central Asia (ACN) will take place at the OECD on 7-9 October. The meeting will bring together 25 countries from Eastern Europe and Central Asia.
Financial crime is one of the greatest threats to the economic and social well‑being of people living in all countries. Illicit financial activities such as tax evasion, corruption, terrorist financing, computer fraud, money laundering and other financial crimes are a global problem demanding a global response.
Fighting Illicit Financial Flows: Are Partnerships and Policy Coherence the keys to success?
Forum 2015, entitled Investing in the Future: People, Planet, Prosperity, was organised around the five cross-cutting themes of the OECD Week: investment; inclusive growth; innovation, climate, Carbon, COP21 and the Sustainable Development Goals and took place at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris on 2-3 June 2015.
At the second international Forum on Tax and Crime in Rome, the OECD Capacity Building Programme for Tax Crime Investigators was launched to help countries develop the skills of criminal investigators through intensive training courses on the latest investigative techniques.