News Release

  • 25-March-2010


    Turkey - OECD welcomes efforts to tackle bribery in international business deals

    Turkey has made significant progress in its efforts to combat bribery in international business deals by fully implementing all but one of the recommendations made by the OECD Working Group on Bribery since 2007.

  • 3-March-2010


    OECD calls on businesses to step up their fight against bribery

    Companies should put in place strict internal controls and establish ethics and compliance programmes as part of a strategy to combat bribery in international business deals, according to a new guidance agreed by the 38 countries that are party to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

  • 18-January-2010


    OECD Demands the Slovak Republic establish corporate liability for foreign bribery

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery sharply criticised the Slovak Republic’s failure to bring its anti-bribery law on corporate liability into line with its international obligations under the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

  • 16-December-2009


    Israel should ensure that remaining concerns do not undermine its progress on foreign bribery, says OECD

    Israel should be more proactive in detecting, investigating and prosecuting foreign bribery cases, notably those involving the defence industry, according to a new report by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.

  • 9-December-2009


    Governments agree to step up fight against bribery

    OECD countries and the eight others who have signed the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention have committed to stepping up their fight against bribery and corruption, putting in place new measures that will reinforce their efforts to prevent, detect and investigate foreign bribery.

  • 1-December-2009


    OECD roundtable on fight against bribery and corruption, 9 December 2009, Paris

    The OECD will host a high-level roundtable debate entitled “Foreign Bribery: Who Pays the Price?” on Wednesday 9 December 2009, International Anti-Corruption Day.

  • 26-November-2009


    OECD and EIB sign agreement to work together on global challenges

    The OECD and the European Investment Bank have agreed to share their expertise in support of economic co-operation and sustainable development. OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría and EIB President Philippe Maystadt signed a co-operation agreement to that effect today in Paris.

  • 23-November-2009


    OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría welcomed the introduction into the UK Parliament of a new Bribery Bill

    The OECD is pleased to see the commitment being made by the UK government to the fight against foreign bribery,” Mr Gurría said.

  • 23-November-2009


    OECD Global Forum on Investment, Paris, 7-8 December 2009

    The global economy is recovering faster than expected but remains fragile. How quickly will global trade and investment bounce back after the sharp falls of the past year? What role can international investment play in building a stronger, cleaner, fairer global economy?

  • 6-July-2009


    G8 Summit to discuss principles and standards for global business dealings

    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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