On 12 May 2016, the Anti-Corruption Summit was held in London. The aim of the summit was to step up global action to expose, punish and drive out corruption in all walks of life.
The Criminal Finances Act (2017) gives law enforcement agencies and partners, further capabilities and powers to recover the proceeds of crime, tackle money laundering, tax evasion and corruption, and combat the financing of terrorism.
The OECD Anti-Bribery Convention establishes legally binding standards to criminalise bribery of foreign public officials in international business transactions and provides for a host of related measures that make this effective. It is the first and only international anti-corruption instrument focused on the ‘supply side’ of the bribery transaction.
Annual progress updates on the implementation of the anti-corruption strategy and anti-corruption newsletters will be published on this page.