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  • 12-June-2014

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    Statement of OECD on Japan’s Efforts to Increase Foreign Bribery Enforcement

    Due to serious concerns about the extremely low level of enforcement of Japan’s offence of bribing foreign public officials – just three prosecutions since 1999 – the OECD Working Group on Bribery recommended in December 2013 that Japan establish an Action Plan to organise police and prosecution resources to be able to proactively detect, investigate and prosecute cases of foreign bribery by Japanese companies.

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  • 12-June-2014

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    Statement of OECD Working Group on Bribery on Spain’s efforts to amend its Penal Code and to enforce its foreign bribery offence

    The OECD Working Group on Bribery supports Spain’s efforts to further reform its Penal Code to bring its anti-bribery law into line with its international obligations under the OECD Convention on Combatting Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions.

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  • 12-June-2014

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    Slovenia must urgently prioritise the fight against foreign bribery, says OECD

    Serious steps must be taken by Slovenia to ensure that it effectively detects, investigates and prosecutes allegations of transnational bribery.

  • 12-June-2014

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    Estonia needs to promptly address rising foreign bribery risks, says OECD

    Estonia’s framework for combating foreign bribery may be inadequate to efficiently tackle rising foreign bribery risks resulting from its increasingly export-intensive economy.

  • 27-May-2014

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    Mongolia should persist with systematic anti-corruption reforms

    Mongolia should persist with systematic reforms in its struggle against corruption, says a new report by the Istanbul Anti-Corruption Action Plan (IAP).

  • 27-May-2014

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    Tajikistan should step up its fight against corruption

    Tajikistan needs to step up its fight against corruption and turn political declarations of commitment into action, says a new OECD report.

  • 7-April-2014

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    Latvia to join OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

    Latvia has taken an important step on the road to OECD membership by completing the process to become a member of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. Latvia will become the 41st Party to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention on 30 May 2014.

  • 26-March-2014

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    Armenia press release - 26 March 2014

    Armenian government and private sector representatives met with international experts today in Yerevan as part of an OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme project on enhancing the competitiveness of key sectors of the Armenian economy.

  • 26-March-2014

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    Armenia Project press release - March 2014

    Armenian government and private sector representatives met with international experts in Yerevan as part of an OECD Eurasia Competitiveness Programme project on enhancing the competitiveness of key sectors of the Armenian economy.

  • 21-March-2014

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    Proposed EU responsible trading strategy for minerals from conflict zones

    The European Commission has proposed an integrated EU approach to stop profits from trading minerals being used to fund armed conflicts. The package of measures aims to make it more difficult for armed groups in conflict-affected and high-risk areas to finance their activities through the mining of and trade in minerals.

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