Bribery in international business

OECD Recommendation for Further Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions

 

The Recommendation for Further Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials was released on 9 December 2009, when the OECD marked the tenth anniversary of the entry into force of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

 

The Recommendation was adopted by the OECD in order to enhance the ability of the States Parties to the Anti-Bribery Convention to prevent, detect and investigate allegations of foreign bribery and includes the Good Practice Guidance on Internal Controls, Ethics and Compliance.

 

For more information about the Recommendation:

Full text of the 2009 Anti-Bribery Recommendation and the Good Practice Guidance (pdf)

 

Annex II of the Recommendation: Good Practice Guidance on Internal Controls, Ethics and Compliance (pdf)

 

March 2010 news release: OECD calls on businesses to step up their fight with the Good Practice Guidance

 

December 2009 news release: Governments agree to step up fight against bribery

 

Overview of the 2009 Anti-Bribery Recommendation (pdf)

 
 

 

 

DOCUMENTS AND LINKS

Text and implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

 

Public consultation on the 2009 review of OECD anti-bribery instruments