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"The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and the European Union have heavily criticised France since 2012 for its unsatisfactory level of enforcement of the 1997 OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention) and, more generally, for not effectively combating corruption..."
"In the past year, the investigation and prosecution of corruption offences has continued intensively, with particular emphasis on corporate entities and their officers and their alleged involvement in the corruption of foreign public officials..."
"On 1 July 2016 the new articles 322-octies and 322-novies of the Swiss Criminal Code (SCC) entered into force, thereby making bribery in the private sector (commercial bribery) an ex officio crime in Switzerland..."
"One of the most prominent cases under Turkish law regarding corruption in the pharma sector, the Roche case, was finally resolved in 2016, with imprisonment sentences for both former Roche executives and certain public officials..."
with Nick Benwell, Stephen Gentle, Stephen Moses and Alexander Brown
"The most important developments in the past year have been the completion of the first two Deferred Prosecution Agreements, both in relation to corruption investigations, and the first conviction of a company for the offence of failing to prevent corruption under the UK Bribery Act..."
"The United States remains far and away the most active country in enforcing its laws prohibiting foreign bribery against both corporations and individuals, primarily through the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)..."