The B20 stands for “Business 20.” It is the voice of global business in the political discussions held by the Governments of the twenty, economically strongest developing and developed, countries, the “G20
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The Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) charged the head of a commercial aircraft company with conspiring to bribe military officials in Thailand. The alleged conspiracy is connected to a deal involving aircraft from the Thailand national airline.
Last week 1,300 government ministers, civil society representatives and business leaders from OECD countries gathered in Paris to discuss the profound integrity and trust challenges facing the world today.
Argentina is experiencing a political and economic renaissance that’s drastically changing its business landscape. There’s a new focus on open markets, transparency and accountability in both the public and private sectors.
The OECD Working Group on Bribery has been setting global standards for fighting foreign bribery since the adoption of the Anti-Bribery Convention in 1997. Among these standards, the Convention requires Parties to establish systems of liability of legal persons and to provide that firms found guilty of foreign bribery are subject to “effective, proportionate and dissuasive” sanctions.
Monday marked the beginning of a new phase in Israel's fight against overseas graft. For the first time, a charging sheet was filed by the Tel Aviv District Prosecutor's office against an Israeli company for violating Israel's Bribery of Foreign Public Officials statutes.
The OECD Working Group on Bribery has launched an on-line consultation on liability of legal persons/corporate liability.