Japan Urged to Toughen Punishment for International Bribery

  • Japan only second country after Argentina to receive mission
  • Nation has failed to legislate on proceeds of bribery: OECD

Japan has serious gaps in its legislation on international bribery, the head of an Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development working group said Thursday after a mission to the country he described as a "last resort" to pressure the government into stepping up its efforts to stamp out corruption.

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