Case story

  • United Kingdom

OECD NCP UK - Corner House vs. Rolls Royce

UK 2005

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Story

The Corner House’s complaint alleged that the companies had violated the Guidelines’ bribery provision, by refusing to provide details of their agents and their commissions to the UK Government’s Export Credit Guarantee Department.

Outcome

In May 2005, the UK NCP accepted the complaint and forwarded it to the companies for comment. Airbus was referred to the French NCP but other action has been suspended, reportedly because the Export Credits Guarantee Department (ECGD) engaged in consultation about payments through agents.

References

OECD Watch case story page: http://oecdwatch.org/cases/Case_77

  

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