HSE University Anti-Corruption Portal
Comparison of countries
Italy
France
Indices
Overall Score:
53 out of 100
Rank:
52 out of 180
Rank:
41 out of 133
Overall Score:
0,66 out of 1
Rank:
27 out of 128
Overall Score:
71 out of 100
Overall Score:
85 out of 150
Rank:
66 out of 134
Overall Score:
7,9 out of 10
Rank:
27 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
GRECO
OECD
G20
FATF
UN
GRECO
OECD
G20
FATF
Italy
  • The UN Convention against Corruption was ratified in 2009.
  • The review under the second cycle of the Implementation Review Mechanism is completed. The country report is available here.
  • GRECO’s member since 2007.
  • The Council of Europe’s Criminal Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2013.
  • The Council of Europe’s Civil Law Convention on Corruption was ratified in 2013.
  • The forth 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 is scheduled for 2021.
  • Member of the FATF since 1990.
  • Evaluation Report on compliance with the FATF recommendations is available here.
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
Italy
  1. Criminal Code, articles 318-322, 222bis, 346 bis, 357 and 358
    (Codice penale), (Italian);

  2. Law of July 20, 2004 No. 215 «Procedures for Managing Conflicts of Interest»
    (Legge 20 luglio 2004, n. 215 «Norme in materia di risoluzione dei conflitti di interessi»), (Italian);

  3. Law of November 6, 2012 No. 190 «On Countering Corruption and Unlawfulness in Public Administration»
    (Legge 6 novembre 2012, n. 190 «Disposizioni per la prevenzione e la repressione della corruzione e dell'illegalita' nella pubblica amministrazione»), (Italian);

  4. Decree of the President of the Italian Republic of April 16, 2013 No. 62 «Regulation on the Code of Conduct for Civil Servants»
    (Decreto Del Presidente Della Repubblica del 16 aprile 2013, n. 62 «Regolamento recante codice di comportamento dei dipendenti pubblici»), (Italian);

  5. Legislative Decree No. 165 of March 30, 2001 «General Provisions for Working Conditions in Public Administration»
    (Decreto Legislativo 30 marzo 2001, n. 165 «Norme generali sull'ordinamento del lavoro alle dipendenze delle amministrazioni pubbliche»), (Italian);

  6. Legislative Decree of June 8, 2001 No. 231 «On Administrative Liability of Legal Persons, Companies and Associations and those with no Legal Personality», Article 25
    (Decreto Legislativo 8 giugno 2001, n. 231 «Disciplina della responsabilita' amministrativa delle persone giuridiche, delle societa' e delle associazioni anche prive di personalita' giuridica»), (Italian);

  7. Legislative Decree of March 14, 2013 No. 33 «On the Reorganization of the Procedure for Providing Due Publicity, Transparency and Dissemination of Information by Public Bodies»
    (Decreto Legislativo 14 marzo 2013, n. 33 «Riordino della disciplina riguardante gli obblighi di pubblicita', trasparenza e diffusione di informazioni da parte delle pubbliche amministrazioni»), (Italian).

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
Italy
  1. National Anti-Corruption Authority
    (Autorità Nazionale Anticorruzione), (Italian).

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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