Nicola Bonucci is a Partner in the Global Trade and Investigations & White Collar Defense practices at Paul Hastings, based in the Paris office. Previously, Mr. Bonucci served as the Director for Legal Affairs for the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He has been one of the most prominent international voices in anti-corruption and anti-bribery, having led the OECD’s efforts in this area for more than two decades. Nicola Bonucci is the representative of the organization in the G20 anti-corruption working group, he chaired for two years the anti-corruption committee of the International Bar Association (IBA), in which he is still involved. In advising clients, Mr. Bonucci draws on his international experience with compliance programs, investigations, and anti-corruption issues across various legal systems, as well as his deep knowledge of intergovernmental and multilateral processes.
Towards Plural Governance: Functional Equivalence in the Fight Against Transnational Corruption
1. A method of “soft-enforcement” through peer evaluation Astrid Mignon Colombet: The Preamble of the OECD Convention sets out the ambitious objective of ensuring that each State Party adopts “equivalent” measures to combat the bribery of foreign public officials in an essentially penal framework: “Recognising that achieving equivalence among the measures to be taken by … ContinuedRead the article
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