Bribery and corruption

Brazil - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention


Monitoring and evaluation

‌‌‌Brazil's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

19/10/2023 - This report details Brazil's achievements and challenges in respect to implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, as well as progress made since the Phase 3 evaluation in 2014.

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Brazil's accession

24 August 2000 
Deposit of instrument of ratification

23 October 2000
Entry into force of the Convention

11 June 2002
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2023 Phase 4 report

2017 Follow-up to Phase 3 report

2014 Phase 3 report

2010 Follow-up to Phase 2 report

2007 Phase 2 report

2004 Phase 1 report

News releases

2023 Brazil must make urgent key reforms to build on its recent progress in the fight against foreign bribery

2019 Brazil must immediately end threats to independence and capacity of law enforcement to fight corruption l also available in Portuguese

2019 Law enforcement capacity in Brazil to investigate and prosecute foreign bribery seriously threatened, says OECD Working Group on Bribery | also available in Portuguese

2019 Abuse of authority provisions adopted by the Senate raise concerns over Brazil’s capacity to ensure independence of prosecutors and judges in fighting corruption

2014 Brazil closes legal loophole on foreign bribery: OECD hopes this will now translate into stepped up enforcement | also available in 

2007 Brazil should strengthen corporate liability laws on foreign bribery, says OECD



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 2021 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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