OECD Harshly Criticizes Turkey’s Enforcement of Anti-Bribery Convention

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Saturday, March 1, 2008
Author: 
Bruce Zagaris
Volume: 
24
Issue: 
3
Abstract: 
On January 8, 2008, the OECD Working Group on Bribery issued a report harshly criticizing Turkey’s implementation of the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. According to the OECD Group, Turkey, a signatory to the Convention since 2000, has not implemented key elements of the Convention. The Phase 2 Report concludes that some serious weaknesses exist in Turkey’s implementation of the Convention, and hence recommends that Turkey undergo a Phase 2bis examination within one year of adoption of the Phase 2 Report...[more]