Bribery in international business

Finland - OECD Anti-Bribery Convention



Monitoring and evaluation

‌Finland's Phase 4 Monitoring Report

23/03/2017 - This report details Finland's achievements and challenges in respect to implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, as well as progress made since the Phase 3 evaluation in 2010.  

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Finland's accession

10 December 1998
Deposit of instrument of ratification

15 February 1999
Entry into force of the Convention

1 January 1999
Entry into force of implementing legislation

Monitoring and peer review history

2023 Additional follow-up report

2020 Additional follow-up report

2019 Follow-up to Phase 4 report

2017 Phase 4 report l Extracts available in Finnish

2013 Follow-up to Phase 3 Report

2010 Phase 3 report

2006 Follow-up to Phase 2 report

2002 Phase 2 report

1999 Phase 1 report


News releases

2022 Finland should urgently step up its efforts to enforce its foreign bribery offence, including by addressing concerns about the definition of the offence

2020 OECD Working Group on Bribery recognises Finland’s commitment to combat corruption, but is concerned about lack of foreign bribery enforcement

2017  l Also available in Finnish

2016 Statement of the OECD Working Group on Bribery on Finland's lack of implementation of the Anti-Bribery Convention and its difficulties enforcing its laws against foreign bribery

2010 Finland should boost awareness among businesses of liability for foreign bribery                


The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions.

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OECD Working Group on Bribery 

The OECD Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions is responsible for monitoring the implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention, the 2021 Recommendation and related instruments. The Working Group is made up of representatives from the States Parties to the Convention and meets regularly.

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Monitoring and evaluation

Monitoring of implementation and enforcement of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention takes places in successive phases through a rigorous peer-review monitoring system. 

Description of each phase of evaluation


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