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Entries in OECD (131)

Thursday
Jun222017

Robert Barrington: Yes, not-for-profits have a big role in compliance

Some would argue that not-for-profits have done their job after campaigning for the UK Bribery Act and France's Loi Sapin II, and indeed for the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, and should now leave compliance to others. 

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Wednesday
May312017

Selva Ozelli: IRS joins fight against corruption in offset trade deals

Bill Steinman recently wrote a post for the FCPA Blog about compliance risks in offset obligations. I'd like to continue that discussion, this time with some information about international cooperation to clean up offset transactions, and how the U.S. Internal Revenue Service is playing a role.

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Monday
May222017

These 77 countries have extractive industries disclosure rules

The U.S. Senate voted in February to repeal an SEC rule that would have required oil and gas and mining companies to disclose each year all of their payments to foreign governments for exploration and production rights, permits, taxes, and other things.

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Wednesday
May102017

Elisabeth Danon on the globalization of deferred prosecution agreements

Driven by the complexity and international dimension of investigations, countries increasingly resort to settlements, rather than traditional justice, to solve foreign bribery allegations.

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Monday
Apr242017

Dr. Klaus Moosmayer: News from the B20 / G20 Process

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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Wednesday
Apr122017

Canada charges businessman with overseas bribery conspiracy 

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.

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Friday
Apr072017

Alison Taylor at the OECD Integrity Forum: Embracing ethics beyond compliance

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.

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Friday
Mar312017

Bill Waite: The SFO ain’t broke, so don’t fix it…

During parliamentary questions in December 2016, Amber Rudd, the Home Secretary, announced that “The Cabinet Office will look at the UK’s response to economic crime more broadly” including the role and effectiveness of the Serious Fraud Office.

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Tuesday
Jan242017

Manny Alas: Argentina pivots… to transparency and compliance

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.

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Tuesday
Dec272016

Soenens and Michels: Are we hardwired for corruption or for integrity?

While one corruption scandal follows another, committed integrity defenders are relying more and more on behavioral sciences to design compliance systems and anti-corruption policy measures.

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Monday
Dec192016

OECD call for papers: New approaches to integrity, anti-corruption, and inclusive growth

Image courtesy of the OECD via Flicker photo streamThe OECD invites proposals for papers that feature new approaches, evidence and insights on topics related to integrity, anti-corruption and inclusive growth.

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Monday
Dec122016

OECD Working Group releases report on liability of legal persons for foreign bribery

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.

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