OECD highlights uneven enforcement of bribery laws

Many G-20 nations failing to prosecute foreign corruption


Only 17 of the 41 member countries of the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) – and only eight of the G-20 leading economies – have successfully penalised foreign bribery schemes, with more than half of all successful investigations occurring in the US.

Of 207 schemes successfully investigated and penalised worldwide since 1999, 128 were in the US, says the OECD's Foreign Bribery Report. And according to Leslie Caldwell, assistant attorney-general at the US Department

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