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Appendix B: Websites Relevant to the FCPA, Anticorruption, Ethics, Transparency, and Corporate Compliance Programs
Explore further information on the FCPA, Anticorruption, Ethics, Transparency, and Corporate Compliance Programs on the following websites:
- U.S. Department of Justice, Fraud Section - Comprehensive information on the FCPA, legislative history of FCPA, 1998 amendments, opinion procedures, and international agreements (
U.S. Department of Commerce - Office of the Chief Counsel for International Commerce, Information on Legal Aspects of International Trade and Investment, The Anti-Corruption Review, the FCPA, and other anticorruption materials (www.ita.doc.gov/legal); Market Access and Compliance/Trade Compliance Center, "First Annual Report to Congress on Implementation of the OECD Bribery Convention," Trade Complaint Hotline, Trade and Related Agreements Database (TARA), Exporter's Guides, Market Access Reports, Market Monitor, and "Market Access and Compliance-Rule of Law for Business Initiatives" (www.mac.doc.gov/tcc); Country Commercial reports and guides, trade information and export related information (www.ita.doc.gov/ita_home/itacnreg.htm); trade counseling and other services in other countries (1-800-USA-TRADE).
U.S. Department of State - Information on the OECD Bribery Convention and First Global Forum on Fighting Corruption Materials - Relevant documents related to the OECD Bribery Convention (www.state.gov/www/issues/economic/bribery.html); First Global Forum on Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity, Washington, D.C., February 1999 (www.state.gov) and Second Global Forum, The Hague, The Netherlands, May 28-31 (www.gfcorruption.org). A copy of the First Global Forum Final Conference Report and "Guiding Principles for Fighting Corruption and Safeguarding Integrity Among Justice and Security Officials" can also be purchased from the U.S. Government Printing Office (ISBN 0-16-050150-4); Country Reports, Economic Practices and Trade Practices (www.state.gov).
U.S. Office of Government Ethics (OGE) - Information on ethics, latest developments in ethics, ethics programs, and informational and educational materials including OECD Public Service Management (PUMA) (www.usoge.gov/).
U.S. Department of the Treasury - Information on money laundering, customs, and international financial institutions (www.treas.gov).
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) - Information about SEC enforcement actions, Complaint Center, and further information for accountants and auditors (www.sec.gov).
U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) - Center for Democracy and Governance, USAID's Efforts on Anticorruption, Handbook on Fighting Corruption (www.info.usaid.gov/democracy/anticorruption).
U.S. Chamber of Commerce (USCOC) - Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE), an affiliate of the USCOC, information on corporate governance and anticorruption (www.cipe.org).
International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) - Rules of Conduct and Bribery, ICC Commercial Crime Services, and due diligence (www.iccwbo.org).
Transparency International (TI) - TI Corruption Index and Bribe Propensity Index; TI Source Book on anticorruption strategies and other international initiatives by governments, NGOs, and the private sector (www.transparency.de) and TI-USA (www.transparency-usa.org). 10TH IACC (www.10iacc.org).
U.S. International Council for Business - (www.uscib.org).
The Conference Board - Information on corporate ethics (www.conference-board.org).
American Bar Association (ABA) - Taskforce on International Standards on Corrupt Practices (www.abanet.org/intlaw/divisions/public/corrupt.html); ABA-Central and East European Law Initiative (CEELI) (www.abanet.org/ceeli/).
Ethics Officer Association (EOA) - (www.eoa.org)
Ethics Resource Center - (www.ethics.org).
COSO - The Committee of Sponsoring Organizations of the Treadway Commission (www.coso.org). The COSO "Treadway Commission" is a volunteer private sector organization consisting of the five major financial professional associations dedicated to improving the quality of financial reporting through business ethics, effective internal controls, and corporate governance. The five associations are the American Accounting Association (AAA) (www.AAA-edu.org); the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA)(www.aicpa.org); the Financial Executives Institute (FEI) (www.fei.org); the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) (www.theiia.org); and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) (www.imanet.org).
The Association of Government Accountants (AGA) - (www.agacgfm.org); Sites Directory for U.S. and International Accounting Associations and State CPA Societies (taxsites.com/associations2.html).
International Organization of Supreme Audit Organizations (INTOSAI) - (www.intosai.org).
Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) - Anti-Corruption - OECD Bribery Convention, country compliance assessment reports (www.oecd.org/daf/nocorruption); ANCORRSEB, the OECD Anticorruption ring online, a collection of materials on effective policies and practices (http://www.oecd.org/daf/nocorruptionweb/index.htm).
Financial Action Task Force on Money Laundering (FATF) - (www.oecd.org/fatf/).
International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL) - (www.interpol.int)
Council of Europe (COE) - COE Anticorruption Convention, related programs, and resources (www.coe.fr).
Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) - Charter for European Security, Rule of Law and Fight Against Corruption (www.osce.org).
Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe - Special Coordinator of the Stability Pact for South Eastern Europe, Anticorruption Initiative and Compact of the Stability Pact (http://www.stabilitypact.org).
Organization of American States (OAS) - The Fight Against Corruption in the Americas; Inter-American Convention Against Corruption; Resolutions of the General Assembly; studies and supporting documents (www.oas.org).
Middle East and North Africa (MENA) - The World Bank Group (www.worldbank.org/mna/mena.nsf); UN Development Program (UNDP) - Management Development and Governance Division (www.magnet.undp.org).
Global Coalition for Africa (GCA) - Principles to Combat Corruption in Africa Countries; Collaborative Frameworks to Address Corruption (www.gca-cma.org/ecorrtion.htm).
Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) - (www.aseansec.org).
South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation - (www.saarc.org).
Pacific Basin Economic Council (PBEC) - PBEC is an association of senior business leaders, which represents more than 1,200 businesses in 20 economies in the Pacific Basin region (www.pbec.org).
United Nations - Centre for International Crime Prevention (CICP), Global Program Against Corruption (www.UNCJIN.org/CICP/cicp.html); UN Development Program (UNDP) - Management Development and Governance Division (www.magnet.undp.org).
World Trade Organization (WTO) - Working Group on Transparency in Government Procurement Practices (www.wto.org).
The World Bank - Public Sector Group, World Bank Anticorruption Strategy, information on preventing corruption in WB projects, helping countries reduce corruption, and supporting international efforts (www.worldbank.org/publicsector/anticorrupt/); Economic Development Institute (EDI), World Bank Anticorruption Diagnostic Surveys (www.worldbank.org/wbi/governance).
The Global Corporate Governance Forum - An OECD and World Bank Initiative to help countries improve corporate governance standards and corporate ethics (www.worldbank.org or www.worldbank.org/html/fpd/privatesector/cg/index.htm); OECD Principles of Corporate Governance (www.oecd.org/daf/governance/principles.htm)
International Monetary Fund (IMF) - Codes of Good Practices in Monetary and Financial Policies (www.imf.org/external/np/mae/mft/index.htm).
World Customs Organization (WCO) - (www.wcoomd.org).
Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) - (www.iadb.org).
Asian Development Bank (ADB) - (www.adb.org).
African Development Bank (AfDB) - (www.afdb.org).
European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) - (www.ebrd.com).
Americas' Accountability/Anti-Corruption (AAA) Project - (www.respondanet.com)
Anti-Corruption Network for Transition Economies - (www.nobribes.org).
Inter-Parliamentary Union - (www.ipu.org).
World Forum on Democracy - (www.fordemocracy.net).
National Democratic Institute for International Affairs (NDI) - (www.ndi.org).
The International Republican Institute (IRI) - (www.iri.org).
International Center for Journalists - (www.icfj.org); World Association of Newspapers - (www.fiej.org).
The Carter Center - (www.cartercenter.org).
The Asia Foundation - (www.asiafoundation.com).
The National Endowment for Democracy (NED) - (www.ned.org)
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