TOWARDS A CORRUPTION-FREE WORLD
anti-bribery committee Japan
The Anti-Bribery Committee Japan (ABCJ) is an independent expert group, established by Japanese lawyers and researchers who had drafted and supervised the “Guidance on Prevention of Foreign Bribery”, which was published by the Japan Federation of Bar Associations (JFBA) in July 2016.
Since its launch in September 2016, the ABCJ has been engaging in various activities for strengthening anti-bribery measures, including the dissemination of the JFBA’s Anti-Bribery Guidance; the development of an Anti-Bribery Assessment Tool; and Tokyo Principles for Strengthening Anti-Corruption Practices.
ABCJ and GCNJ co-hosted "Anti-Corruption Annual Forum 2023" supported by METI.
October 3, 2023
ABCJ and GCNJ co-hosted its 6th "Anti-Corruption Annual Forum" with the support of Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI). This year's forum highlighted anti-corruption management practicesupon the amendment of Japanese Unfair Competition Prevention Act (UCPL) which has strengthened and expanded penalties for bribery of foreign public officials.
ABCJ was invited to give a speech at the Summit for Democracy co-hosted by U.S. and South Korean governments.
March 30, 2023
Attorney Nishigaki, an officer of ABCJ gave a speech on ABCJ's activities at the Summit for Democracy Indo-Pacific Regional Anti-Corruption Conference hosted by the U.S. and South Korean goverments.
Anti-Corruption Seminar Series II “Learning from an U.S. attorney with federal prosecution experiences―Foreign Bribery Risk Management Practices for U.S. FCPA”
January 24, 2023
ABCJ invited an U.S. attorney, Sam Amir Toossi (Akrivis Law Group Partner), who has experiences as a former U.S. federal prosecutor and is specialized in white collar defense and regulatory compliance, to speak on compliance, extraterritorial jurisdiction, and crisis-management practices, including investigative procedures and responses at the U.S. DOJ and SEC.
ABCJ and GCNJ co-hosted "Anti-Corruption Annual Forum 2022" supported by METI.
September 26, 2022
ABCJ and GCNJ co-hosted its 5th "Anti-Corruption Annual Forum 2022" with the support of Ministry of Economy, Trade, and Industry (METI). This year's forum highlighted the crisis management practices of bribery cases as well as the global operation of intenal reporting systems.