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Posts Tagged: OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials

KPMG survey: Compliance programs aren’t reaching third-party risks

KPMG International recently released the results of its global anti-bribery and corruption survey in the report, Anti-Bribery and Corruption: Rising to the challenge in the age of globalization.

The report (available here in pdf) amplifies the growing bribery and corruption risks that third parties present and the challenges companies face in monitoring these intermediaries.… Continue Reading

Olympics update: Beijing in, Boston out (Part One)

We learned Friday that Beijing will host the 2022 Winter Olympics, and that Boston withdrew from the 2024 race. From a corruption standpoint, there’s a lot going on here.

China’s selection completes a fascinating ten-year stretch:  2014 (Russia), 2016 (Brazil), 2018 (South Korea), 2020 (Japan), 2022 (China).… Continue Reading

Frozen: Iceland’s cold shoulder steams OECD anti-graft group

The OECD Working Group on Bribery said last week it has “serious concerns” about Iceland’s lack of progress fighting bribery of foreign public officials and implementing the OECD anti-bribery convention.

“In 2010, the Working Group made 17 recommendations to Iceland for improving its fight against foreign bribery.… Continue Reading