Bribery in international business

Spain - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

Spain's Follow-up Report to Phase 3 Evaluation

2015 - This report evaluates and details the progress made by Spain to implement the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention since its Phase 3 report in 2012

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Spain's accession

4 January 2000
Deposit of instrument of ratification

4 March 2000
Entry into force of the Convention

2 February 2000
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2015 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2012 Phase 3 report

2008 Follow-up on Phase 2 report

2006 Phase 2 report 

2000 Phase 1 report

News releases

2014 Statement of OECD Working Group on Bribery on Spain's efforts to amend its Penal Code and to enforce its foreign bribery offence | also available in Spanish

2013 OECD seriously concerned by absence of foreign bribery convictions in Spain

2006 Spain should introduce full corporate liability and fines to better combat bribery of foreign public officials 



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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