Anti-Corruption Related Regulations, Conventions and Guidelines

Regulations & Conventions 

US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act of 1977 (FCPA) is a United States federal law known primarily for two of its main provisions, one that addresses accounting transparency requirements under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 and another concerning bribery of foreign officials. The act was amended in 1988 and in 1998. 

UK Bribery Act: The Bribery Act 2010 (c.23) is an Act of the Parliament of the United Kingdom that covers the criminal law relating to bribery. 

United Nations Convention against Corruption : The Convention introduces a comprehensive set of standards, measures and rules that all countries can apply in order to strengthen their legal and regulatory regimes to fight corruption. It calls for preventive measures and the criminalization of the most prevalent forms of corruption in both public and private sectors. And it makes a major breakthrough by requiring Member States to return assets obtained through corruption to the country from which they were stolen

OECD's Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions: 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. 

The Ten Principles of the UN Global Compact: The United Nations Global Compact is a United Nations initiative to encourage businesses worldwide to adopt sustainable and socially responsiblepolicies, and to report on their implementation. The UN Global Compact is a principle-based framework for businesses, stating ten principles in the areas of human rights, labour, the environment and anti-corruption.


FCPA Resource Guide
Good Practice Guidance on Internal Controls, Ethics, and Compliance
Anti-Corruption Ethics and Compliance Handbook for Business
ICC Anti-Corruption Third Party Due Diligence: A Guide for Small and Medium Size Enterprises
UN Global Act - Business Against Corruption – A Framework for Action