OECD Foreign Bribery Report

OECD Foreign Bribery Report

An Analysis of the Crime of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials You or your institution have access to this content

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OECD
02 Dec 2014
Pages:
48
ISBN:
9789264226616 (PDF) ;9789264226609(print)
DOI: 
10.1787/9789264226616-en

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This report endeavours to measure, and to describe, transnational corruption based on data from the 427 foreign bribery cases that have been concluded since the entry into force of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in 1999.

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Table of Contents

About the OECD Foreign Bribery Report 7
Key Findings 8
Analysis of Concluded Foreign Bribery Cases 11
-Methodology 11
-Enforcement of the foreign bribery offence 13
-How is foreign bribery detected? 15
-How is foreign bribery punished? 18
-Foreign bribery: the who, what, where, why and how 21
-Who is bribing? 21
-Who is receiving the bribe? 22
-What is the cost of a bribe? 25
-How are bribes being paid? 28
-Where are bribes being paid? 29
-Where are the bribers being punished? 31
-Why are bribes being paid? 32
Conclusions and Next Steps 33
-Preliminary conclusions 33
-Availability of information on foreign bribery cases 33
-Detection and reporting 33
-Timeframes 34
-Sanctions 34
-Settlements 34
-Compliance programmes 34
-Public procurement 35
-Next steps 36
Notes 37
Glossary of Terms 41
Bibliography 44

 
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