Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs

In focus

  • Conference on gender equality in business

    8 March 2018, Paris - On the occasion of International Woman's Day, this event addresses how to close gender gaps in the private sector.

    Read more
  • OECD Business and Finance Outlook

    The 2017 edition addresses some forces influencing economic developments that have contributed to recent surprises in elections and referendums. A common theme of these surprises has been voter discontent with globalisation and immigration that are perceived to be causes of unemployment and falling living standards for substantial segments of society in a number of OECD countries.

    Read more
  • 2018 OECD Global Anti-Corruption and Integrity Forum

    27-28 March 2018, Paris - This event is the world's foremost public multi-stakeholder platform for shaping the anti-corruption and integrity dialogue between governments, policy communities, private sector, civil society and academia. Registration is now open for the 2018 Forum.

    Read more

‌The Directorate for Financial and Enterprise Affairs helps governments to improve the domestic and global policies that affect business and markets. We identify policies and best practices designed to keep markets open, competitive and sustainable while combating market abuses and economic crime through international co-operation. 


Bribery in international business
Corporate affairs
Financial consumer protection
Financial education and consumer protection
Financial markets
Pensions and retirement savings
Public debt management
Responsible business conduct


Anti-Bribery Convention
Competition assessment toolkit
Corporate governance principles
Due diligence guidance in minerals and mining
G20 financial consumer protection principles
Guidelines for corporate governance of state-owned enterprises
Guidelines for fighting bid rigging
Guidelines for multinational enterprises
Policy framework for investment


Business and finance scoreboard
Foreign direct investment
FDI regulatory restrictiveness index
Insurance markets
Pension markets