HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
France
Iran
Indices
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Rank:
22 out of 180
Rank:
30 out of 141
Overall Score:
0,72 out of 1
Rank:
23 out of 139
Overall Score:
72 out of 100
Overall Score:
64 out of 150
Rank:
111 out of 136
Overall Score:
8,53 out of 10
Rank:
10 out of 114
Score:
25 out of 100
Rank:
150 out of 180
Score:
0,42 out of 1
Rank:
119 out of 139
Score:
69 out of 150
Rank:
95 out of 128
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
G20
FATF
UN
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 4 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.
Iran
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2009.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
Main Legislation
France
  1. Penal Code: Article 121-2 Liability of Legal Persons, Articles 432-11 – 432-16, 433-1 – 433-2, 433-4, 435-1 – 435-4, 435-10, 445-1 – 445-4
    (Code Pénal: Article 121-2 – Responsabilité des personnes morales, Articles 432-11 – 432-16, 433-1 – 433-2, 433-4, 435-1 – 435-4, 435-10, 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).

Iran
  1. Penal Code: Articles 20, 143 – Corporate criminal responsibility
    (قانون مجازات اسلامی: المادتان 20 ، 143 - مسئولية الكيانات الاعتبارية), (Persian);
  2. Book Five of the Criminal Code: Articles 91-97
    (الكتاب الخامس من قانون العقوبات الإسلامي (العقوبات والعقوبات الرادعة): المواد 91-97), (Persian);
  3. Law «On Increasing Penalties for the Convicted of Bribery, Embezzlement and Fraud»
    (اصلاح و تأیید موادی از لایحه تشدید مجازات مرتکبین ارتشاء اختلاس و کلاهبرداری), (Persian);
  4. Law «On Public Service»
    (قانون مدیریت خدمات کشوری), (Persian);
  5. The Punishment of Unjust and Illicit Exercise of Influence Law
    (قانون مجازات اعمال نفوذ برخلاف حق و مقررات قانونی), (Persian);
  6. The Penalizing the Disruption of the State’s Economic System Law
    (قانون مجازات اخلالگران در نظام اقتصادی کشور), (Persian);
  7. Law on Improving Administrative Discipline and Combating Corruption​
    (قانون ارتقاء سلامت نظام اداری و مقابله با فساد), (Persian);
  8. Law on Prohibition of Receiving Commission in Foreign Transactions
    (قانون ممنوعیت اخذ پورسانت در معاملات خارجی), (Persian);
  9. Law on Prohibition of the Intervention of Ministers and the Members of the Parliament and State Employees in State and National Transactions
    (قانون راجع به منع مداخله وزراء و نمایندگان مجلسین و کارمندان در معاملات دولتی و کشوری), (Persian);
  10. Executive Regulation on Preventing and Combating Corruption
    (آیین نامه پیشگیری و مبارزه با رشوه در دستگاههای اجرایی), (Persian).
Anti-Corruption Bodies
France
  1. French Anti-Corruption Agency
    (Agence française anticorruption), (French);

  2. 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);

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

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

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

Iran
  1. Ministry of Justice of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    (وزارت دادگستری), (Persian/English);
  2. Financial Intelligence Unit, Ministry of Economic Affairs and Finance of the Islamic Republic of Iran
    (واحد اطلاعات مالی وزارت امور اقتصادی و دارایی), (Persian/English)

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