HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Germany
Costa Rica
Indices
Overall Score:
80 out of 100
Rank:
9 out of 180
Rank:
14 out of 133
Overall Score:
8,62 out of 10
Rank:
14 out of 117
Overall Score:
0,84 out of 1
Rank:
6 out of 128
Overall Score:
54 out of 150
Rank:
120 out of 128
Overall Score:
69 out of 100
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Rank:
42 out of 180
Rank:
83 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,68 out of 1
Rank:
25 out of 128
Overall Score:
57 out of 100
Overall Score:
8,04 out of 10
Rank:
25 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
G20
FATF
UN
OECD
OAS
Germany
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2014.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The report is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 1999.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2017.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption is not ratified.
  • The 5 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 1998.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 4 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • G20 Presidency in 2017.
  • The documents adopted under Germany’s Presidency are available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
Costa Rica
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the first cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • The OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions was ratified in 2017.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 2 evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The report is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1997.
Main Legislation
Germany
  1. Criminal Code, Sections 299-301 and 331-338
    (Strafgesetzbuch, § 299-301, § 331-338), (German), (English);

  2. Act on Regulatory Offences, Section 30
    (Ordnungswidrigkeitengesetz), (German), (English);

  3. Act on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions
    (Gesetz zu dem Übereinkommen vom 17. Dezember 1997 über die Bekämpfung der Bestechung ausländischer Amtsträger im internationalen Geschäftsverkehr), (German), (English);

  4. Law on Civil Servants in the Federal States​
    (Gesetz zur Regelung des Statusrechts der Beamtinnen und Beamten in den Ländern)(German);

  5. Law on Federal Civil Service
    (Bundesbeamtengesetz), (German);

  6. Law on Countering Corruption
    (Gesetz zur Bekämpfung der Korruption), (German).

Costa Rica
  1. Criminal Code, Part XIV Crimes against the Administration of Justice, Section I
    (Ley 4573, Código Penal, Titulo XIV Delitos contra la Administración de Justicia, Sección I), (Spanish);

  2. Law No. 8422 «On Countering Corruption and Illicit Enrichment in Civil Service»
    (Ley 8422 contra la corrupción y el enriquecimeinto ilícito en la función pública), (Spanish);

  3. Law No. 9699 «On Liability of Legal Persons for Bribery, Transnational Bribery and other Crimes»
    (Ley 9699 Responsabilidad de las personas jurídicas sobre cohechos domésticos, soborno transnacional y otros delitos), (Spanish).

Anti-Corruption Bodies
Germany
  1. Federal Criminal Police Office
    (Bundeskriminalamt), (German).

Costa Rica
  1. General Prosecutor’s Office of Costa Rica
    (Procuraduría General de la República de Costa Rica), (Spanish).

 

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