29 March 2019

Recommendation of the OECD Council on fighting Bid rigging in Public procurement

Written by OECD
29 March 2019

On 17 July 2012, the OECD Council adopted a Recommendation on Fighting Bid Rigging in Public Procurement that calls for governments to assess their public procurement laws and practices at all levels of government in order to promote more effective procurement and reduce the risk of bid rigging in public tenders.  

The Recommendation is a step forward in the fight against collusion in public procurement that the OECD has been leading for a long time especially through the 2009 Guidelines for Fighting bid rigging in Public Procurement and the work related to its dissemination worldwide. In 2016, the OECD issued a report to show how competition and procurement authorities have been implementing the 2012 Recommendation, enhancing the usefulness of this tool.

Publication Date: 2012

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