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  • 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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  • 30-March-2012

    English

    Hungary has improved legal framework for fighting foreign bribery, but must do more to detect and prosecute

    Hungary’s law banning bribery of foreign public officials is relatively good on paper but lacks effective application, according to a new OECD report. Hungary must strengthen detection and prosecution of individuals and companies involved in foreign bribery.

  • 30-March-2012

    English

    UK increases enforcement of foreign bribery, but concerns remain about transparency and resources

    The United Kingdom has significantly boosted its foreign bribery enforcement efforts but needs to be more transparent when resolving cases.

  • 12-March-2012

    English

    Uzbekistan should strengthen fight against corruption

    Uzbekistan should step up its fight against corruption by bringing its laws into line with international standards and boosting integrity in the public sector, according to a new report by the Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan (IAP).

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  • 12-March-2012

    Russian

    Узбекистану необходимо усилить борьбу против коррупции

    Узбекистану следует принять более активные меры против коррупции, привести национальное законодательство в соответствие с международными стандартами и усилить меры по обеспечению неподкупности в государственных органах, говориться в новом докладе Стамбульского плана действий против коррупции.

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  • 12-March-2012

    English

    Kyrgyz Republic should build on popular support to stamp out corruption

    The new Kyrgyz government should meet popular demand to stamp out corruption by improving its laws, reinforcing monitoring and working more closely with civil society, according to a new report by the Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan (IAP).

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