HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Germany
Uruguay
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:
71 out of 100
Rank:
21 out of 180
Overall Score:
0,71 out of 1
Rank:
22 out of 128
Overall Score:
92 out of 150
Rank:
56 out of 128
Overall Score:
7,95 out of 10
Rank:
26 out of 117
International Cooperation
UN
GRECO
OECD
G20
FATF
UN
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.
Uruguay
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2007.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The executive summary is available here.
  • The Inter-American Convention against Corruption was ratified in 1998.
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).

Uruguay
  1. Criminal Law, Book II, Part 4 «Crimes against Public Administration»
    (Código Penal N° 9155, Libro II, Titulo IV Delitos contra la administracion publica), (Spanish); 

  2. Law of December 23, 1998 No. 17.060 «On Regulations Regarding Misuse of Public Office (Corruption)»
    (Ley 17.060 de 1998 Dictanse normas referidas al uso indebido del poder público (Corrupción)), (Spanish);

  3. Law of June 22, 2012 No. 18.914 «On Money-Laundering»
    (Ley 18.914 de 2012 Lavado de activos), (Spanish);

  4. Law of August 25, 2015 No. 19.340 «On the Council for Transparency and Public Ethics»
    (Ley 19.340 de 2015 Junta de Transparencia y Ética Pública JUTEP), (Spanish);

  5. Law of September 25, 2019 No. 19.823 «Code of Ethics for Public Administration»
    (Ley 19.823 de 2019 Código de Ética en la Función Pública), (Spanish).

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

Uruguay
  1. Council for Transparency and Public Ethics
    (Junta de Transparencia y Etica Publica), (Spanish). 

 

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