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Entries in Trace International (19)

Thursday
May242018

Illya Antonenko: Some good news today about the GDPR and anti-bribery due diligence

We at TRACE have written extensively about our concern that Article 10 of the new EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) presents an obstacle to anti-bribery due diligence of third parties, which is a necessary component of any corporate compliance program under the FCPA and other transnational anti-corruption laws (here, here, here, and here).

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Wednesday
Apr182018

Pia Vining on due diligence: Automation is useful but human judgment is indispensable

Brad Gates (“Is third party due diligence a commodity?”) and Scott Shaffer (“Due diligence will always be a human skill”) make interesting points and both are right.  While automation can be useful, human judgment is indispensable. 

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Wednesday
Apr042018

Selva Ozelli: Why are heads of state facing more enforcement actions?

During the first calendar quarter of 2018, there was a dramatic increase in enforcement actions globally involving allegations of bribery against heads of state. What's behind the increase?

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Tuesday
Feb062018

Anne-Marie Zell: Ban the boring and host a compliance event

We hear a lot about training fatigue. Communicating in an engaging way across a range of compliance topics can clutter employees’ inboxes and become a check-the-box exercise. How can companies keep employees engaged?

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Wednesday
Nov012017

Resource Alert: TRACE launches ‘Bribe, Swindle or Steal’ podcast

Compliance professionals -- broadly defined -- are a generous and collaborative group. Most recognize that the world is large, financial crime is rampant, and we’re better at our jobs when we share information about schemes and benchmark solutions.

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Tuesday
Apr042017

Alexandra Wrage: Compliance and Enforcement Trends from the 2017 TRACE Forum

Last week, TRACE held its 13th Forum at the St. Regis Hotel in Washington, D.C. Over 100 member companies contributed to a lively and extended exchange of best practices across the two-day event.

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Tuesday
Apr122016

Bill Steinman: Let's talk about per diems, without the shouting

Per diems. We in the FCPA bar love to hate them, and with good reason. Who likes the idea of giving cash to foreign officials? If there’s anything that should rankle the anti-corruption specialist, this is it. 

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Tuesday
Apr122016

Alexandra Wrage on Unaoil: The importance -- and limitations -- of due diligence

The Unaoil story first published by The Age and Huffington Post on March 30, and supplemented yesterday with another chapter, has it all. There are code names, huge dollar amounts and intrigue. 

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Tuesday
Jan152013

Announcing TRAC + ethiXbase

Dear Friends,

We're very excited to share some big news with you: TRAC and ethiXbase have teamed up to provide the world’s most advanced vendor compliance solution.

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Friday
Nov232012

ethiXbase launches employee certification system

Our team has analyzed every known FCPA investigation and enforcement action to create a market-leading automated system built to meet or exceed all government compliance standards and requirements. 

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Wednesday
Dec212011

With Compliance, More Isn't Always Better

Alexandra Wrage is the founder and president of TRACE International, a non-profit anti-corruption organization.

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Friday
Feb042011

The Compliance Professionals

TRACE said this week it's starting a certification program for antibribery speacialists.

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