In the 2016 Transparency International Corruption Perceptions Index released last week, Nordic countries again received the most favorable rankings. Yet, for the second year in a row, Transparency International’s website draws a negative example from the Nordics, citing a scandal involving members of the Danish parliament to illustrate corruption in European countries.
Entries in OECD Working Group (15)
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.
While many people don’t know it, a bribery scandal in Japan in 1976 was part of the motivation for the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, which was signed into law in the United States on December 19, 1977.
The threat of a possible Phase 3bis evaluation, leading to a public statement of non-compliance, is a sure sign that the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Working Group has encountered a brick wall.
On December 4, 2013, The George Washington University Law School will host a tribute to Mark Pieth for his 25 years serving as Chairman of the OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions.
Transparency International’s Annual Progress Report 2013: Assessing Country Enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention
Transparency International (TI) released its ninth annual progress report on the enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention Tuesday.
Two former executives of French engineering and construction giant Technip S.A. were handed light fines by a Paris court Wednesday for their role in the multi-million dollar bribery scheme to win contracts for development of the Bonny Island gas facility.
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Vacancy announcement for the position of Working Group on Bribery Chair
The criminal liability of corporations is an essential part of the fight against foreign bribery. Yet not every legal system views this area of law in the same way, and not everyone agrees on the best approach.