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  • 6-April-2011

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    Development: Aid increases, but with worrying trends

    Aid flows from OECD Development Assistance Committee (DAC) donor countries totalled USD 129 billion in 2010, the highest level ever, and an increase of 6.5% over 2009. This represents about 0.32% of the combined gross national income (GNI) of DAC member countries.

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  • 31-March-2011

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    2011 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition

    The OECD and the International Law Students Association (ILSA) joined together to develop the compromis for the 2011 Philip C. Jessup International Law Moot Court Competition. TheOECD Anti-Bribery Convention and the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises formed part of the dispute.

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  • 30-March-2011

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    OECD statement on UK Guidance for the Bribery Act

    We recently received assurances from the highest levels of the UK government that they would issue guidance which would allow the UK’s Bribery Act 2010 to enter into force,” said OECD Secretary-General Angel Gurría.

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  • 18-March-2011

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    Bribery: United Kingdom Will soon publish guidance for the implementation of new Bribery Act

    The OECD’s Working Group on Bribery has today received assurances from the highest levels of the UK government that the guidance necessary to implement the nation’s Bribery Act 2010 will be published shortly.

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  • 1-February-2011

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    UK: Chair of OECD Working Group on Bribery concerned over delay of new Bribery Act

    The Chair of the OECD's Working Group on Bribery has expressed concern that the entry into force of the new Bribery Act is to be delayed.

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  • 11-January-2011

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    Iceland: Better coordination among authorities needed to tackle foreign bribery, says OECD

    Iceland must do more to ensure its law enforcement authorities are coordinated and adequately resourced to investigate and prosecute economic and financial crime, including foreign bribery, says the OECD in a new report.

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  • 13-December-2010

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    OECD-GRI partnership to help multinational companies operate responsibly

    Companies worldwide will be given greater guidance and support on how to conduct their business responsibly and report on their sustainability performance thanks to a partnership between the Global Reporting Initiative and OECD.

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  • 18-October-2010

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    Corruption: Finland should boost awareness among businesses of liability for foreign bribery, says OECD

    Finland needs to take urgent steps to raise awareness among Finnish companies that they are criminally liable under Finnish law if they, or their local agents or subsidiaries on their behalf, bribe public officials when doing business abroad.

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  • 5-October-2010

    English

    Corruption: New Survey of Legal Professionals on Awareness and Impact of Bribery and Corruption

    A new survey of legal professionals on awareness and impact of bribery and corruption carried out by the International Bar Association with OECD support was released on Monday, 4 October.

  • 4-October-2010

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    OECD standards taken up in fight against conflict minerals

    The OECD Guidance for Responsible Supply Chain Management of Minerals from Conflict-Affected and High-Risk Areas was endorsed by the ICGLR on 30 September 2010 and will be put forward for adoption at the ICGLR’s Special Summit of Heads of States on 19 November 2010 as part of a package of tools designed to improve transparency and accountability in the minerals sector.

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