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Publication 10.03.2016

Suspension & Debarment: Strengthening integrity in international defence contracting

How can governments protect themselves from corruption in the contracting process, without becoming overburdened by long and detailed legal processes? This report offers a new option: suspension and debarment systems. Suspension and debarment systems protect governments from engaging doing business with contractors who pose a business risk by preventing them from participating in government contracts and subcontracts. It explains how they function, both in theory and practice, and it identifies certain “best practices” that characterize a well-functioning suspension and debarment system.

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