OECD Articles

New Zealand needs increased efforts to fight foreign bribery

5 October 2018

Just released report shows that New Zealand has made little progress since its 2015 ranking of “limited enforcement.”

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New Zealand needs increased efforts to fight foreign bribery

27 September 2018

Just released report shows that New Zealand has made little progress since its 2015 ranking of “limited enforcement.”

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Exporting Corruption: progress report 2018

11 February 2018

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, adopted in 1997, requires each signatory country to make foreign bribery a crime for which individuals and enterprises are responsible. The Convention is a key instrument for curbing the export of corruption globally because the 41 signatory countries are responsible for approximately two-thirds of world exports and almost 90 per cent of total foreign direct investment outflows.

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OECD Anti-Bribery Convention 20th Anniversary

20 December 2017

What have been the achievements and challenges of the Anti-Bribery Convention? What are possible future goals and directions of the Working Group on Bribery to further implement the Convention? How has the Convention helped reduce the influx of bribes in major emerging economies? How is the absence of effective criminalisation of foreign bribery in certain countries still an impediment to effective international cooperation in foreign bribery cases?

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Exporting Corruption 2015

27 August 2015

20 August 2015 – Transparency International released it’s annual Exporting Corruption report monitoring enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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OECD Progress Report 2014

23 October 2014

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Corruption Report 2014 finds some positive developments for New Zealand, but more still to be done

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Exporting Corruption Report 2014

24 September 2014

Corruption Report 2014
Positive developments for New Zealand, but more still to be done

On 23 October 2014, Transparency International released a report on OECD Anti-Bribery Convention enforcement and called for New Zealand to implement draft legislation to ratify the United Nations Convention against Corruption.

The report improved New Zealand’s country placement in 2013 of “Little or No Enforcement”

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The Organised Crime and Anti Corruption Legislation Bill Introduced

25 June 2014

The Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill Introduced

Transparency International New Zealand notes the introduction of the Organised Crime and Anti-Corruption Legislation Bill into Parliament on 25 June.

This bill is long awaited. One of its purposes is to make the legislative changes necessary to enable New Zealand to finally ratify the United Nations Convention against Corruption and to more fully comply with other international conventions such as the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention.

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