Bribery in international business

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


The  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 .


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








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





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