An Analysis of the Crime of Bribery of Foreign Public Officials
December 2, 2014
This groundbreaking report is based on analysis of data emerging from all foreign bribery enforcement actions concluded since the entry into force of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention in 1999. The OECD Foreign Bribery Report will, for the first time, ‘measure’ the crime of transnational corruption. It covers issues such as who is being bribed, where, how bribes are being paid and where bribers are being punished.
- 75% of cases involved payments through intermediaries
- 53 % of cases involved corporate management or CEOs
- 1 in 3 cases were instigated by self-reporting
- 57% of cases involved bribes to obtain public procurement contracts
- 2% of cases were instigated by whistleblowers–
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