HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Mexico
France
Indices
Overall Score:
31 out of 100
Rank:
124 out of 180
Rank:
80 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,44 out of 1
Rank:
104 out of 128
Overall Score:
82 out of 100
Overall Score:
136 out of 150
Rank:
2 out of 134
Overall Score:
6,77 out of 10
Rank:
48 out of 114
Overall Score:
69 out of 100
Rank:
23 out of 180
Rank:
33 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,73 out of 1
Rank:
20 out of 128
Overall Score:
74 out of 100
Overall Score:
64 out of 150
Rank:
110 out of 134
Overall Score:
8,59 out of 10
Rank:
16 out of 114
International Cooperation
UN
OECD
G20
APEC
FATF
OAS
IACA
UN
GRECO
OECD
G20
FATF
Mexico
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2004.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 1999.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.

  • G20 Presidency in 2012.
  • The documents adopted under Mexico’s Presidency are available here.
  • APEC’s member since 1993.
  • Member of the FATF since 2000.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
France
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2005.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2008.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2008.
  • The fifth evaluation round is completed. The evaluation report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2000.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • G20 Presidency in 2011.
  • The documents adopted under France’s Presidency are available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Main Legislation
Mexico
  1. Federal Criminal Code, Part X «Corruption Offences»
    (Código Penal Federal, Título Décimo. Delitos por hechos de corrupción), (Spanish);

  2. General Law «On Administrative Liability»
    (Ley General de Responsabilidades Administrativas), (Spanish);

  3. General Law «On National Anticorruption System»
    (Ley General del Sistema Anticorrupción), (Spanish);

  4. Law «On Confiscation of Illegally Acquired Assets»
    (Ley de Extinción de Dominio), (Spanish);

  5. Decree of May 27, 2015 amending, adding and repealing certain provisions of the Constitution of the United Mexican States in the area of combating corruption
    (Decreto por el que se reforman, adicionan y derogan diversas disposiciones de la Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos, en materia de combate a la corrupción), (Spanish);

  6. Agreement aimed at establishing a Code of ethics for public officials, rules of integrity for fulfilling public functions and general guiding principles for promoting integrity of civil servants and their ethical behaviour through the Committees on Ethics and on the Prevention of Conflicts of Interest
    (Acuerdo que tiene por objeto emitir el Código de Ética de los servidores públicos del Gobierno Federal, las Reglas de Integridad para el ejercicio de la función pública, y los Lineamientos generales para propiciar la integridad de los servidores públicos y para implementar acciones permanentes que favorezcan su comportamiento ético, a través de los Comités de Ética y de Prevención de Conflictos de Interés), (Spanish).

France
  1. Penal Code, articles 121.1, 432.11 – 432.14, 433.1 – 433.2, 435.1 – 435.4, 445.1 – 445.4
    (Code pénal: art. 121.1, 432.11 – 432.14, 433.1 – 433.2, 435.1 – 435.4, 445.1 – 445.4), (French);

  2. Law of October 11, 2013 No. 2013-907 «On Transparency of Public Life»
    (Loi n° 2013-907 du 11 octobre 2013 relative à la transparence de la vie publique), (French);

  3. Law of April 20, 2016 No. 2016-483 «On Ethics, Rights and Obligations of Civil Servants»
    (Loi n° 2016-483 du 20 avril 2016 relative à la déontologie et aux droits et obligations des fonctionnaires), (French);

  4. Law of December 9, 2016 No. 2016-1691 «On Transparency, Fight against Corruption and Modernization of Economic Life»
    (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), (French);

  5. Notice on the French Anti-Corruption Agency Guidelines to help Public and Private Sector Entities to Prevent and Detect Bribery, Influence Peddling, Extortion by Public Officials, Illegal Taking of Interest, Misappropriation of Public Funds and Favouritism
    (Recommandations destinées à aider les personnes morales de droit public et de droit privé à prévenir et à détecter les faits de corruption, de trafic d'influence, de concussion, de prise illégale d'intérêts, de détournement de fonds publics et de favoritisme), (French), (English).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Mexico
  1. National Anti-Corruption System of Mexico
    (Sistema nacional anticorrupción), (Spanish);

  2. Superior Audit Office of the Federation
    (Auditoría Superior de la Federación), (Spanish);

  3. Unit for Transparency and International Cooperation Policies
    Unidad de Políticas de Transparencia y Cooperación Internacional), (Spanish);

  4. National Institute for Transparency, Access to Information and Protection of Personal Data
    (Instituto Nacional de Transparencia, Acceso a la Información y Protección de Datos Personales), (Spanish).

France
  1. French Anti-Corruption Agency
    (Agence française anticorruption), (French);

  2. National Financial Prosecutor’s Office
    (Parquet national financier), (French);

  3. Central Office for the Fight against Corruption and Financial and Tax Offences
    (Office central de lutte contre la corruption et les infractions financières et fiscales), (French);

  4. High Authority for Transparency in Public Life
    (Haute Autorité pour la transparence de la vie publique), (French/English);

  5. Paris Prosecutor’s Office
    (Parquet de Paris), (French).

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