Report: Global anti-bribery enforcement levels hit record low


Countries are doing too little to try to tackle bribery overseas, with enforcement at its lowest level since 2009, according to the latest report from Transparency International (TI).

The anti-corruption campaigner said only the United States and Switzerland can be considered “active enforcers” due to their efforts to investigate, charge, and impose meaningful sanctions as a deterrent.

Countries previously seen as strong enforcers—such as the United Kingdom and Israel—are now regarded as “moderate” enforcers, a group that also includes Germany, France, Norway, Latvia, and Australia.

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