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Bribery in international business

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  • Sweden must urgently implement reforms to boost fight against foreign bribery

    12/06/2019: The OECD Working Group on Bribery has since 2012 repeatedly urged Sweden to reform its laws to ensure the investigation and prosecution of companies that bribe foreign public officials to obtain advantages in international business. Sweden’s legal provisions to hold companies liable for foreign bribery do not fully meet the requirements of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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  • Call for Contributions: Implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention in Austria

    01/04/2019: The OECD Working Group on Bribery has launched its fourth phase of monitoring of Austria’s implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. To assist this evaluation process, the OECD calls for interested parties to provide written submissions on the evaluated country and/or submit expressions on interest to participate in the on-site visit to Austria.

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  • Resolving Foreign Bribery Cases with Non-Trial Resolutions

    20/03/2019: This Study is the first cross-country examination of the different types of resolutions that can be used to resolve foreign bribery cases. Covering 27 of the 44 Parties to the Anti-Bribery Convention, the Study documents the non-trial resolution mechanisms available to resolve foreign bribery cases.

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The OECD fights bribery in international business to strengthen development, reduce poverty and bolster confidence in markets. The keystone to its efforts is the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention and the Convention's 2009 Anti-Bribery Recommendation.

 

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