Governance and Compliance

The following is a comprehensive list of anti-bribery conventions, laws and resources to assist companies in their corporate governance and compliance programs, along with their weblinks where you can download detailed information and material.

OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions – Link

United Nations Convention against Corruption – Link

Inter-American Convention against Corruption – Link

U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – Link

UK Bribery Act – Link

Canadian Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act – Link

Department of Justice – Fraud Section (FCPA) – Link

Securities and Exchange Commission – Division of Enforcement – Link

Department of Commerce – Trade Compliance Office – Link

Department of Commerce – Good Governance Program – Link

Serious Fraud Office – Link

Scotland Yard – Link

London Police – Link

Foreign Affairs and International Trade – Link

Royal Canadian Mounted Police – Anti-Corruption Unit – Link

Transparency International – Link

TRACE – Link

The FCPA Blog – Link

United Nations, Global Compact – Link

OECD – Link

OAS – Link

World Bank – Link

OECD: Good Practice Guidance on Internal Controls,
Ethics, and Compliance – Link

A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act – Link

Transparency International – Business Principles
for Countering Bribery – Link

TRACE – The High Cost of Small Bribes
TRACE – Due Diligence Guidebook: Doing Business with Intermediaries Internationally
TRACE – First to Know: Robust Internal Reporting Programs
TRACE – Global Enforcement Report

ICC Rules on Combating Corruption – Link

United Nations Global Compact – Guide for Anti-Corruption
Risk Assessment – Link

Don Zarin. Doing Business Under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. New York: Practising Law Institute (Updated Periodically).

Stuart H. Deming. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act and the New International Norms. Chicago: ABA Section of International Law, 2005.

Jeffrey P. Bialos and Gregory Husisian. The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: Coping with Corruption in Transitional Economies. New York: Oceana Publications, 1997.

Francois Vincke and Fritz Heimann (Editors). Fighting Corruption: A Corporate Practices Manual. Paris: ICC Publications, 2003.

John T. Noonan, Jr. Bribes. New York: Macmillan Publishing Company. 1984.

Download a table which provides a succinct analysis and comparison of the US, UK and Canadian anti-bribery laws.