Bribery in international business

France - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

France's Follow-up Report to Phase 3 Evaluation

2014 - This report evaluates and details the progress made by France to implement the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention since its Phase 3 report in 2012

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France's accession

31 July 2000
Deposit of instrument of ratification

29 September 2000
Entry into force of the Convention

29 September 2000
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2014 Follow-up on Phase 3 report

2012 Phase 3 report

2006 Follow-up on Phase 2 report

2004 Phase 2 report

2000 Phase 1 report

News releases

2014  Statement of the OECD Working Group on Bribery on France’s implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention

2012 OECD seriously concerned at lack of foreign bribery convictions in France, but recognises recent efforts to ensure independence of prosecutors



The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

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

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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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