ETHIC Intelligence hosts its third annual international conference
on corruption prevention Standards and Guidelines

OECD Conference Centre, Paris - Monday, September 10, 2018

ETHIC Intelligence is very pleased to host its third annual international conference on Standards and Guidelines in corruption prevention on September 10, 2018 at the OECD Conference Centre in Paris. Click below to view photos and videos from last year’s event where experts from business, civil society and government exchanged and debated issues related to the fight against corruption.

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National legislation

This section provides the international, regional and selected national anti-corruption and anti-money laundering instruments which constitute the main anti-corruption and anti-money laundering regulatory frameworks worldwide. The national anti-corruption legal texts included in this section are important to consider due to their extraterritorial reach. Conventions are not legal texts but their articles are transposed into the national laws of each state party.   Anti-Corruption texts and international legal instruments Anti-money laundering texts and international legal instruments

Anti-Corruption texts and international legal instruments

Important national legal instruments with extra-territorial reach

Selected national legal instruments


  • Brazil

Decree No. 8.420 of March 18, 2015 Regulating Law No. 12.846 of August 1, 2013 (in Portuguese)

  • Canada

An Act to amend the Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act June 19, 2013

  • China

Interpretations of the Supreme People’s Court and the Supreme People’s Procuratorate on Several Issues Concerning Application of Law for Handling Criminal Cases of Bribe Offering

  • France

Lignes directrices françaises visant à renforcer la lutte contre la corruption dans les transactions commerciales
LOI n° 2016-1691 du 9 décembre 2016 relative à la transparence, à la lutte contre la corruption et à la modernisation de la vie économique dite “SAPIN II” a été publiée JO du 10 décembre 2016   
LOI n° 2017-399 du 27 mars 2017 relative au devoir de vigilance des sociétés mères et des entreprises donneuses d’ordre

  • Ireland

Ireland Protected Disclosures Bill 2013 (Whistleblower protection)  

  • Italy

Italian Legislative Decree n. 231/2001 Italian Law 231 summary (English)  

  • Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

The National Strategy for Maintaining Integrity and Combating Corruption -The Royal Order to establish the National Anti-Corruption Commission The Statute of the National Anti-Corruption Commission

International legal instruments

Regional legal instruments

Anti-money laundering texts and international legal instruments

Universal legal instruments

Regional texts and conventions

Voluntary Initiatives on Anti Money-laundering (Wolfsberg Principles)

Tags : UN Convention Against Corruption, combating bribery, extra-territorial reach, OECD Convention, anti-money laundering laws

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