Bribery in international business

Sweden - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


‌‌Deposit of instrument of ratification/acceptance: 8 June 1999 
Entry into force of the Convention: 7 August 1999 
Entry into force of implementing legislation: 1 July 1999

Implementation and enforcement

This page contains all information relating to implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in Sweden.


Monitoring reports

2014 Follow-up on Phase 3 report






News releases




Government Offices in Sweden

Swedish implementing legislation

2004 Penal Code Amendment | also available in Swedish 

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The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.

Full text and related documents


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


Signatory countries

Reports relating to all signatory countries are published following peer review examinations conducted by the OECD Working Group on Bribery

Country reports


Data on enforcement

The enforcement data 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.

Data on enforcement

OECD Foreign Bribery Report


Related Documents