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Double Jeopardy and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention

The Instituto de Cooperação Jurídica Internacional (ICJI) – Institute for International Legal Cooperation – based in Lisbon and Brasília, a non-profit organization founded to promote dialogue between the public and private sectors on transnational legal problems, is hosting a series of online debates on the theme:Double Jeopardy and the OECD Anti-Bribery Convention. 

The latest events include an interview with Regional Circuit Prosecutor, Anamara Osorio (full material available here) and a special debate with Federal Judge, Marcelo Cavali (click here to view webinar), mediated by ICJI´s vice-president, Antenor Madruga. These seminars have explored the enforcement of Article 4(3) of the OECD Convention on Combating Bribery of Foreign Public Officials in International Business Transactions (OECD Anti-Bribery Convention) and related topics:

When more than one Party has jurisdiction over an alleged offence described in this Convention, the Parties involved shall, at the request of one of them, consult with a view to determining the most appropriate jurisdiction for prosecution. 

These online events are part of ICJI’s initiative to inspire a common understanding among government, international organizations, the academy and private sector.