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This ground breaking report seeks to quantify the who, what, when, why and how of transnational bribery. Scheduled for release on 2 December 2014, the OECD Foreign Bribery Report is based on analysis of data emerging from all foreign bribery enforcement actions concluded since the entry into force of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and for the first time ‘measures’ the crime of corruption.
This Network provides a forum for regional dialogue and co-operation. It mainly covers the member economies of the Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) to support regional and national reformers in their efforts to improve the performance of SOEs.
Long-term capital is in short supply and has become increasingly so since the 2008 financial crisis. This has profound implications for growth and financial stability. The OECD is exploring these issues in depth.
Good competition laws require well-designed institutions to apply them. Given recent trends in changes in institutional design of competition authorities, the Competition Committee will be holding a roundtable in December 2014 to learn more from countries experiences.
Following previous work on concessions and procurement, this hearing that we will have in December 2014 will focus on auction and tender design and implementation to ensure an efficient outcome, including the appropriate incentives for concession holders to provide high quality and cost-efficient services and to invest in the assets. Read more
Intellectual Property and Standard Setting can raise particular competition challenges. The Competition Committee gathered experts to debate the issue in December 2014. See all materials available.
The OECD has launched a review of the OECD Principles of Corporate Governance to ensure the continuing high quality, relevance and usefulness of the Principles taking into account recent developments in the corporate sector and capital markets.
ASEAN-OECD Investment Programme fosters dialogue and experience sharing between OECD members and ASEAN member states to enhance the investment climate in the region.
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A collapse in international investment flows in Europe may be a canary in the coal mine for the region's economy: Guest commentary by Michael Gestrin of the OECD in the US and European editions of Bloomberg Brief on 11 November 2014.
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Global FDI flows collapsed with the global financial crisis in 2008 and remain 40% below pre-crisis levels. A major reason for this is the EU. While FDI flows in the rest of the world recovered by 2010, the EU continues to struggle due to structural factors that are undermining the quality of the EU’s investment environment. The paper analyses why and puts forward policy options. It is part of the Investment Insights series.