This data has been collected from the Parties to the Anti-Bribery Convention Decisions on Foreign Bribery Cases from 1999 to December 2011:
2011 Comparative Table of Enforcement Data
2010 Comparative Table of Enforcement Data
About the enforcement data
The enforcement data, published for the first time in June 2010 and updated regularly by the Working Group on Bribery, 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. It is published as a complement to the Annual Report of the OECD Working Group on Bribery.
Highlights from the enforcement data collected as of December 2011 include:
- 210 individuals and 90 entities have been sanctioned under criminal proceedings for foreign bribery in 14 States Parties between the time the convention entered into force in 1999 and the end of 2011.
- At least 66 of the sanctioned individuals were sentenced to prison for foreign bribery.
- At least 43 individuals and 92 entities have been sanctioned in criminal, administrative and civil cases for other offences related to foreign bribery, such as money-laundering or accounting in four States Parties.
- Approximately 300 investigations are ongoing in 26 States Parties to the Anti-Bribery Convention.
- Criminal charges have been laid against 158 individuals and 13 entities in 13 Parties.