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Fewer countries enforcing anti-bribery laws

Global enforcement data reveals a downward trend

Transparency International recently reviewed data about the 40 countries that signed the Organization for Economic Cooperation’s 1997 Anti-Bribery Convention agreement, and the results are disheartening. 

According to the annual review, only eight of the 40 countries are considered “steady enforcers” of bribery laws. Of these, four (10 percent) were considered “moderate enforcers” and four “active enforcers.” The number in the active category dropped from the seven countries in the category in 2012.

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Rich Steeves

Richard P. Steeves is Senior Editor and Community Manager of InsideCounsel magazine, where he covers the intellectual property and compliance beats. Rich earned a B.A....

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