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  • 22-March-2011


    Germany’s strong foreign bribery enforcement should be matched with tougher sanctions

    Germany has cracked down on the bribery of foreign public officials in recent years, prosecuting and sanctioning nearly 70 individuals and 6 companies to date. But it should do even more to prosecute companies and should apply tougher sanctions.

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  • 18-March-2011


    Bribery: United Kingdom Will soon publish guidance for the implementation of new Bribery Act

    The OECD’s Working Group on Bribery has today received assurances from the highest levels of the UK government that the guidance necessary to implement the nation’s Bribery Act 2010 will be published shortly.

  • 3-March-2011


    OECD announces new transparency and anti-corruption initiative –

    The OECD is developing a new initiative to improve coordination of anti-corruption and transparency initiatives - first within its member countries, and then with all other relevant players, including governments, international organisations, NGOs and the private sector.

  • 1-February-2011


    UK: Chair of OECD Working Group on Bribery concerned over delay of new Bribery Act

    The Chair of the OECD's Working Group on Bribery has expressed concern that the entry into force of the new Bribery Act is to be delayed.

  • 11-January-2011


    Iceland: Better coordination among authorities needed to tackle foreign bribery, says OECD

    Iceland must do more to ensure its law enforcement authorities are coordinated and adequately resourced to investigate and prosecute economic and financial crime, including foreign bribery, says the OECD in a new report.

  • 9-December-2010


    Fighting corruption: OECD launches business integrity project in Middle East and North Africa

    The OECD will carry out a three-year project to promote business integrity in the Middle East and North Africa.

  • 20-October-2010


    United States: OECD recognises anti-bribery enforcement and recommends enhancements

    Transnational bribery enforcement under the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) has increased significantly since the last OECD evaluation of the implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention by the United States, according to a new OECD report.

  • 18-October-2010


    Corruption: Finland should boost awareness among businesses of liability for foreign bribery, says OECD

    Finland needs to take urgent steps to raise awareness among Finnish companies that they are criminally liable under Finnish law if they, or their local agents or subsidiaries on their behalf, bribe public officials when doing business abroad.

  • 5-October-2010


    Corruption: New Survey of Legal Professionals on Awareness and Impact of Bribery and Corruption

    A new survey of legal professionals on awareness and impact of bribery and corruption carried out by the International Bar Association with OECD support was released on Monday, 4 October.

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  • 22-September-2010


    Anti-Corruption: Twenty-Eight Asia-Pacific Jurisdictions Adopt Anti-Bribery Recommendations

    Twenty-eight jurisdictions from the Asia-Pacific region have adopted recommendations on fighting domestic and international bribery.

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