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Data on enforcement of the Anti-Bribery Convention

 

18 December 2019 - The 2018 enforcement data has been collected from the Parties to the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Decisions on Foreign Bribery Cases from 1999 to December 2018. 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. Published for the first time in 2010, the enforcement data is updated annually by the OECD Working Group on Bribery (WGB). 

 

Highlights from the 2018 data 
  • 615 individuals and 203 entities have received criminal sanctions for foreign bribery between the time the Convention entered into force in 1999 and the end of 2018.
  • 86 individuals and 108 entities have received sanctions for foreign bribery through administrative or civil proceedings.
  • 53 individuals and 96 entities have been convicted or criminally sanctioned for related offences (false accounting or money laundering).
  • 70 individuals and 165 entities have received sanctions for related offences (false accounting or money laundering) through administrative or civil proceedings.
  • 528 investigations are ongoing in 28 Parties.
  • Criminal proceedings (against 157 individuals and 5 entities) for foreign bribery are ongoing in 12 Parties.
  • Administrative or civil proceedings (against 6 entities) for foreign bribery are ongoing in 2 Parties. 

 

 

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FIGHTING THE CRIME OF FOREIGN BRIBERY: A SNAPSHOT OF IMPLEMENTATION AND ENFORCEMENT

December 2018 - The fight against foreign bribery is a core shared value that unites all 44 Parties to the Anti-Bribery Convention. This brochure provides a snapshot of 20 years of implementation and enforcement of the Anti-Bribery Convention.

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THE OECD FOREIGN BRIBERY REPORT

December 2014 - this report endeavours to measure and describe transnational corruption based on data from the 427 foreign bribery cases that had been concluded since the entry into force of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in 1999 and mid-2014.

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