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UK

8 commitments


COMPLETE 62.5% ONGOING 0% UNDERWAY 0% NO DATA 0% INACTIVE 12.5% OVERDUE 25% DROPPED 0%

Corrupt Bidders

The UK will introduce a conviction check process to prevent corrupt bidders with relevant convictions from winning public contracts, and is committed to exploring ways of sharing such information across borders.

Country: UK

Status: overdue

Themes: Public procurement

Last updated: April 2018

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Global Asset Recovery Forum

The UK will work with others to establish a Global Forum for Asset Recovery and will provide resources to support it. We will co-host the inaugural meeting of the Global Forum with the United States of America in 2017, focusing on Nigeria, Ukraine, Tunisia and Sri Lanka.

Country: UK

Status: complete

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: April 2018

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International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre

The UK will work with others to establish an International Anti-Corruption Coordination Centre and will provide people and resources to support it.

Country: UK

Status: complete

Themes: Law enforcement

Last updated: April 2018

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Legislation

The UK is consulting on stronger asset recovery legislation, including non-conviction based confiscation powers and the introduction of unexplained wealth orders.

Country: UK

Status: complete

Themes: Asset recovery

Last updated: April 2018

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Open Contracting Data Standard

The UK Crown Commercial Service will implement the Open Contracting Data Standard by October 2016. The UK is trialling the principles of this Standard in High Speed Two (HS2). The UK will join the new Contracting 5 group to promote open contracting globally.

Country: UK

Status: complete

Themes: Public procurement

Last updated: April 2018

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Property & Public Contracting

The UK will also establish a public register of company beneficial ownership information for foreign companies who already own or buy property in the UK, or who bid on UK central government contracts.

Country: UK

Status: overdue

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: June 2018

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Protecting Whistleblowers

The UK is committed to providing effective protections for whistleblowers and made recent legislative changes to make the system more transparent. The UK will review the effectiveness of these changes

Country: UK

Status: inactive

Themes: Whistleblower/civil society space protection

Last updated: April 2018

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Public Register

The UK’s public central register of company beneficial ownership information for all companies incorporated in the UK will be launched in June 2016.

Country: UK

Status: complete

Themes: Beneficial ownership

Last updated: July 2018

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