French Finance Minister Introduces Bill to Prevent and Combat Transnational Corruption

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Friday, April 22, 2016
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris and Margaux Glovier
Volume: 
32
Issue: 
4
Abstract: 

On March 31, 2016, French Finance Minister Michel Sapin introduced a bill, entitled Le Projet de Loi Transparence, Lutte Contra la Corruption, et Modernisation de la Vie Economique (or Law for Transparency, Fight against Corruption, and Modernization of Economic Life) to bring France into compliance with the OECD Convention to Prevent Transnational Corruption of Public Officials. The bill would replace the existing agency, Service Central de Prévention de la Corruption (SCPC) or Central Office for Prevention of Corruption