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  • 8-January-2013

    German

    Gesetze gegen Auslandsbestechung in Österreich unzureichend umgesetzt – OECD setzt auf baldige Verbesserung

    Die OECD-Arbeitsgruppe gegen Bestechung bedauert, dass in Österreich bisher noch kein Urteil wegen der Bestechung von ausländischen Amtsträgern ergangen ist, obwohl seit der Ratifizierung des entsprechenden OECD-Übereinkommens vor 13 Jahren eine Reihe von Vorwürfen vorlag.

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  • 11-December-2012

    Spanish

    Colombia se adhiere a la Convención para Combatir el Cohecho

    El 19 de enero de 2013 Colombia se convertirá en el 40º estado en formar parte en la Convención para Combatir el Cohecho.

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  • 11-December-2012

    English

    Colombia joins OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

    Colombia will become the 40th Party to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention on 19 January 2013.

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  • 25-October-2012

    English

    OECD seriously concerned by lack of foreign bribery convictions, but encouraged by recent efforts by the Australian Federal Police

    Australia’s enforcement of its foreign bribery laws has been extremely low, with just a single case leading to prosecutions out of 28 referrals in 13 years. Cases may have been closed prematurely. Australia must vigorously pursue foreign bribery allegations.

  • 23-October-2012

    English

    OECD seriously concerned at lack of foreign bribery convictions in France, but recognises recent efforts to ensure independence of prosecutors

    France should intensify its efforts to combat the bribery of foreign public officials. Only five convictions – of which one, under appeal, involves a company – have been handed down in twelve years.

  • 21-June-2012

    English

    Sweden's enforcement of foreign bribery laws far too weak

    More than twelve years after making foreign bribery a crime, Sweden needs to make much greater efforts to actively enforce its anti-bribery legislation, according to a new OECD report.

  • 20-June-2012

    English

    Slovak Republic must urgently introduce effective legislation holding companies liable for foreign bribery, says OECD

    20/06/2012 - The Slovak Republic must urgently meet its obligations under the Convention it signed 12 years ago and introduce an effective corporate liability regime so that Slovak companies are held accountable for the bribery of foreign public officials in cross-border business deals, says a new OECD report.

  • 15-June-2012

    English

    Tax: Joining forces to fight financial crime and illicit activities

    Financial crimes, including corruption, tax fraud and money laundering, are a threat to all countries, both developing and developed. The sums are vast. Estimates have put total proceeds from all illicit activities at 3.6% of global GDP.

  • 23-May-2012

    English

    Colombia and Mexico sign international tax, human rights and clean business standards

    Colombia and Mexico are a step closer to beneffiting from cross border tax co-operation and information sharing. Colombia has signed, and Mexico has deposited its instrument of ratification for the Multilateral Convention on Mutual Administrative Assistance in Tax Matters.

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  • 23-May-2012

    Spanish

    Colombia y México firmarán los estándares de tributación internacional, derechos humanos y negocios limpios

    Colombia y México están un paso más cerca de beneficiarse de la cooperación trasfronteriza y el intercambio de información. Colombia ha firmado y México ratificado la Convención sobre Asistencia Administrativa Mutua en Materia Fiscal.

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