Labour Ministry issues anti-corruption rules for business
The Labour Ministry has prepared detailed recommendations on how to combat corruption within companies. The documents, which has been well received by the Russian Union of Industrialists and Entrepreneurs, the Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Delovaya Rossiy and Opora Rossii, has already been distributed among companies. Its objective is to help businesses meet the requirements of Article 13.3 of Federal Law No. 273 On Countering Corruption.
Alexei Konov, department head of the Public Service Development Centre at NRU HSE IPAMM, who was involved in drafting the recommendations, remarks that it was first planned to create a standard set of rules, which every company would sign up to. Then, however, this idea was rejected in favour of a more democratic collection of all effective practices.