Unified Metrics Library - Convictions and fines for violation of anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws

Helper question

How many convictions and fines for violations of anticorruption and anti-bribery laws did the company encounter, during the period?


The objective of this indicator is to provide transparency on the incidents relating to corruption or bribery during the reporting period and the related outcomes.


Convictions or fines


Bribery is the act of giving or receiving something of value in exchange for influence or action, usually for personal gain. Corruption, on the other hand, is a broader term that refers to the abuse of power or position for personal gain, whether through bribery or other means.

Regulatory Definition

Numbers of convictions and amount of fines for violations of anti-corruption and anti-bribery laws. by investee companies



An example of such cases would be bribing a public official to win a contract or trading internal information from a company. The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) investigates the company’s misconduct and finds evidence of corruption. The company is now persecuted and has to pay a large fine as a penalty.