Deposit of instrument of ratification/acceptance: 13 October 1998
Entry into force of the Convention: 15 February 1999
Entry into force of implementing legislation: 15 February 1999
Implementation and enforcement
This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Japan.
2011 Phase 3 report
2006 Phase 2bis report
2005 Phase 2 report
2002 Phase 1 report
2016 Japan must make fighting international bribery a priority | also available in Japanese
The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention
The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.
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.
Reports relating to all signatory countries are published following peer review examinations conducted by the OECD Working Group on Bribery.
Data on enforcement
The enforcement data includes the number of criminal, administrative and civil cases of foreign bribery that have resulted in a final disposition, such as a criminal conviction or acquittal, or similar findings under an administrative or civil procedure.