Yesterday, in London (United Kingdom), Žydrūnas Bartkus, Director of the Special Investigation Service of the Republic of Lithuania and Mark Thompson, Director of the Serious Fraud Office of the United Kingdom (SFO) signed A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to promote and assist cooperation and coordination between two institutions.
The purpose of the study visit – strengthening capacities to combat corruption through the appropriate use of special investigative techniques, methods and equipment.
Klaipėda Regional Court has issued a decision in foreign bribery case and found guilty two persons: former Director of infrastructure of Klaipėda State Seaport Authority G. Z. and Latvian citizen G. K., a former Latvian construction company's board Chairman.
Yesterday, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Working Group on Bribery in International Business Transactions (Working Group) officially assessed Lithuania as ready to become a member of the OECD and adopted a formal opinion forwarded to the OECD Committee of Ministers. This is the eighteen positive and one of the hardest-to-do favourable conclusion that Lithuania needs to get to become a member of the OECD.