26/11/2021 - The OECD Council adopted the 2021 OECD Anti-Bribery Recommendation which supersedes the 2009 Recommendation
About the 2009 Recommendation
The Recommendation for Further Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials 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 Good Practice Guidance on Internal Controls, Ethics and Compliance.
For more information about the Recommendation:
Full text of the 2009 Anti-Bribery Recommendation and the Good Practice Guidance (pdf)
Annex II of the 2009 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
Overview of the 2009 Anti-Bribery Recommendation (pdf)
Public consultation on the 2009 review of OECD anti-bribery instruments
Text and implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention