Information for companies

SECO has published a brochure on corruption in international business transactions. Its aim is for companies to become familiar with the applicable regulations of the Swiss criminal law. Useful legal concepts are specified with the help of specific scenarios.

The brochure highlights the effects of corruption on businesses and proposes tools that can be used to prevent and combat corrupt conduct.

Preventing corruption – Information for Swiss businesses operating abroad


The brochure provides Swiss companies operating abroad advice on the active prevention of corruption. The subject has become topical given the backdrop of stricter legal provisions that entered into force.

The brochure provides concrete answers to the following questions

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Last modification 17.04.2020

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