Global Anti-Bribery and Anti-Corruption Laws

We have compiled a non-exhaustive list of major anti-bribery and anti-corruption laws that you can consult for a number of major countries. This list is intended to be used as a reference and does not include every applicable anti-bribery or corruption law in each respective nation. ETHIC Intelligence is not responsible for any changes or other laws that may apply to your organisation.

Australia

Criminal Code Act 1995

Belgium

Belgium Criminal Code

Brazil

Brazilian Anticorruption Law

Canada

Corruption of Foreign Public Officials Act

China

Anti-Unfair Competition Law of the People's Republic of China

Czech Republic

Czech Criminal Code and Code on Criminal Liability of Corporations

France

Code pénal Articles 410-1 à 450-5 and LOI n° 2016-1691 du 9 décembre 2016 relative à la transparence, à la lutte contre la corruption et à la modernisation de la vie économique

Germany

German Criminal Code

Hungary

Articles 290-300 of Act C of 2012 on the Hungarian Criminal Code

India

Prevention of Corruption Act No. 49 of 1988

Italy

Decreto Legislativo 8 giugno 2001, n. 231

Mexico

Mexico's New General Law of Administration GLARArtículo 249-64

The Netherlands

The Dutch Criminal Code

Peru

Law No. 30424

Poland

Polish Criminal Code and Polish Act on Criminal Liability of Collective Entities

Russia

Federal Law No 273-FZ

Saudi Arabia

Combatting Bribery Law

Spain

Spanish Criminal Code, Articles 286 bis to 286 quater and 419 to 431

Turkey

Turkish Criminal Code No. 5237

United Arab Emirates

Federal Law No. 3 of 1987 and No. 11 of 2008

United Kingdom

Bribery Act 2010

United States

Foreign Corrupt Practices Act