Bribery in international business

United States - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

United State's Follow-up Report to Phase 3 Evaluation

2012 - This report evaluates and details the progress made by the United States to implement the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention since its Phase 3 report in 2010

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United States' accession

8 December 1999
Deposit of instrument of ratification

15 February 1999
Entry into force of the Convention

Monitoring and peer review history

2012 Follow-up on Phase 3 report

News releases

2010 OECD recognises anti-bribery enforcement and recommends enhancements 



The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

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

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OECD Working Group on Bribery 

The OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions is responsible for monitoring the implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the 2009 Recommendation and related instruments. The Working Group is made up of representatives from the States Parties to the Convention and meets regularly.

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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




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