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Anti-Bribery Policy and Compliance Guidance for African Companies
Anti-Bribery Policy and Compliance Guidance for African Companies
October 2016

Many African companies have yet to establish effective internal control mechanisms to ensure compliance with the law and prevent bribery in their business transactions. This practical, concise guidance put together by the African Development Bank and the OECD can help African companies of all sizes set up measures to prevent bribery and improve the quality of corporate compliance and anti-bribery policies. It also provides insights and ideas on how to put them into practice.

Anti-Bribery Policy and Compliance Guidance for African Companies
Key findings
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The African Development Bank estimates that USD 148 billion is lost to corruption in Africa every year
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Business has a key role to play in improving corporate integrity and accountability, while promoting growth through an environment conducive to attracting foreign investment
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Taking a proactive approach to compliance and making it integral to a company’s corporate ethos and culture is the best way to protect your company from bribery risks