Sunday July 5, 2020

OECD concern over Irish international bribery laws

The OECD has said it is ‘‘deeply concerned’’ about gaps in Irish legislation governing international bribery in business, writes Samantha McCaughren.

29th May, 2010

A recent report by the think tank’s working group on bribery said that, while there were improvements in Ireland’s position, more changes were needed.

The report said Ireland had yet to enact recommendations to protect whistleblowers in the public and private sectors who reported suspicions about foreign bribery.

Legislation has been drawn up to cover this issue, but it has yet to be enacted. Government bodies are waiting for the legislation...

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