Bribery in international business

Austria - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

Austria's Phase 3 Additional Written Follow-up Report

2017 - This report evaluates and details the progress made by Austria to implement the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention since its Phase 3 Follow-up Report in 2015

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Austria's accession

20 May 1999
Deposit of instrument of ratification

19 July 1999
Entry into force of the Convention

1 October 1999
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2017 Phase 3 follow-up: Additional written report

2015 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2012 Phase 3 report 

News releases

2013 Austria's enforcement of foreign bribery laws far too weak, but could pick up soon says OECD


The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.

Full text and related documents

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OECD Working Group on Bribery 

The OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions is responsible for monitoring the implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the 2009 Recommendation and related instruments. The Working Group is made up of representatives from the States Parties to the Convention and meets regularly.

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Monitoring and evaluation

Monitoring of implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention takes places in successive phases through a rigorous peer-review monitoring system. 

Description of each phase of evaluation




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