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  • 28-March-2017

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    One in five mobile phones shipped abroad is fake

    Nearly one in five mobile phones and one in four video game consoles shipped internationally is fake, as a growing trade in counterfeit IT and communications hardware weighs on consumers, manufacturers and public finances, according to a new OECD report.

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  • 24-March-2017

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  • 23-March-2017

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    High acquittal rate jeopardises Finland's efforts to combat foreign bribery

    Finland has proactively investigated seven allegations of Finnish individuals or companies paying bribes to foreign public officials since 1999 but needs to address its discouragingly high acquittal rate.

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  • 23-March-2017

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    UK has made strong progress fighting foreign bribery, but uncertainty over Serious Fraud Office role remains

    Foreign bribery enforcement in the UK has increased significantly since 2012 notably thanks to the pragmatic and effective approach taken by the Serious Fraud Office (SFO) to investigate and resolve foreign bribery cases.

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  • 22-March-2017

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    OECD Working Group on Bribery report on Argentina launches Friday, 24 March 2017

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery will release a review of Argentina’s efforts to fight foreign bribery on Friday, 24 March 2017 at 11.00 CET/07.00 Buenos Aires time.

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  • 21-March-2017

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    OECD Working Group on Bribery reports on Finland and the United Kingdom launch Thursday, 23 March 2017

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery will release reviews of Finland and the UK’s efforts to fight foreign bribery on Thursday 23 March 2017 at 11.00 CET/10.00 GMT.

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  • 21-March-2017

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    Statement of the OECD Working Group on Bribery on Italy's implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery commends Italy for the adoption of a Bill on 15 March, by the Italian Senate, which, if adopted by the Chamber of Deputies, would significantly extend the statute of limitations to allow more time to prosecute and sanction foreign bribery cases.

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  • 8-March-2017

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    OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum 30-31 March 2017, OECD Conference Centre

    Corruption and abuse of public office are a blight on democracies and a drain on public finances. With trust in government flagging in many countries and voter disillusionment on the rise, raising standards of integrity is more important than ever.

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  • 14-December-2016

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    OECD and IBA join forces to develop practice guidance to equip lawyers in fight against corruption

    Following on from the London Anti-Corruption Summit which took place in May 2016, the OECD and the International Bar Association (IBA) have agreed to form a task force to develop professional conduct standards and practice guidance for lawyers involved in establishing and advising on international commercial structures and recommended actions for governments.

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  • 9-December-2016

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    New OECD guidance aims to reduce corruption in aid sector

    New international guidance on fighting corruption in the development sector goes into effect today, backed by more than 40 countries, with progress on agreed recommendations to be monitored by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.

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