HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Germany
Ireland
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 129
Overall Score:
69 out of 100
Overall Score:
72 out of 100
Rank:
20 out of 180
Rank:
29 out of 133
Overall Score:
95 out of 150
Rank:
49 out of 129
Overall Score:
8,53 out of 10
Rank:
17 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
G20
FATF
UN
GRECO
OECD
FATF
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.
Ireland
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2011.
  • 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 2003.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was not ratified.
  • The fourth 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 2003.
  • The country is undergoing Phase 3 and Phase 1bis evaluation of the implementation of the Convention. The reports are available here.
  • Member of the FATF since 1991.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
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).

Ireland
  1. Ethics in Public Office Act, 1995, (eng.);
  2. Standards in Public Office Act, 2001, (eng.);
  3. Protected Disclosures Act, 2014, (eng.);
  4. Criminal Justice (Corruption Offences) Act, 2018, (eng.).
Anti-Corruption Bodies
Germany
  1. Federal Criminal Police Office
    (Bundeskriminalamt), (German).

Ireland
  1. Department of Justice and Equality
    (An Roinn Dlí agus Cirt agus Comhionannais), (English);

  2. Ireland’s National Police and Security Service
    (Biúró Náisiúnta an Gharda Síochána um Choireacht Eacnamaíoch), (English);

  3. Tackling Bribery and Corruption - A Cross-Departmental Approach by the Irish Government to Raise Awareness of Bribery and Corruption, (English).

 

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