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Blog-Compendium-Roundup
June 30, 2015

A variety of anti-bribery enforcement activity occurred this month. Gold Fields Ltd. announced that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) had closed its investigation into the company and would not recommend an enforcement action for possible violations of U.S. ...

Blog-Compendium-Roundup
June 1, 2015

This month, BHP Billiton Limited agreed to pay $25 million to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) to resolve allegations that the Company violated the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (“FCPA”) by paying for government officials and employees of ...

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May 8, 2015

Last week’s decision by the Chief Justice of Singapore’s Supreme Court entitled Public Prosecutor v Syed Mostofa Romel is important for shipping companies operating in Singapore. The decision regards bribery charges against a local vessel surveyor who on three occasions solicited ...

Blog-Compendium-Roundup
April 30, 2015

Anti-bribery investigations into TeliaSonera AB, Mobile Telesystems OJSC (“MTS”) and VimpelCom Ltd. by multiple countries broadened this month. All three companies allegedly paid bribes to the daughter of the president of Uzbekistan in order to obtain licenses and frequencies for ...

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February 26, 2015

We had many new developments this month in the world of anti-bribery compliance.  Read the summaries below and then vote for which one you think is most deserving of the top spot: Canadian authorities charge SNC Lavalin with paying bribes ...

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January 30, 2015

Vote below for which story you think deserves the top spot in our monthly poll: Spain Enacts Tough New Corporate Compliance Law – Spain approved measures this month to reform its penal code (link in Spanish) which will increase penalties ...

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December 24, 2014

It’s been quite a year in the world of anti-bribery compliance.  Here at TRACE, we’ve compiled our “Top 10 List” based on your poll results over the last twelve months. Read through the list below for a look back at the most ...

Day-10-Online-Training
December 19, 2014

For the final day of our holiday promotion, TRACE is offering one company complimentary access to our online training for one year. Our system administrators will set the winner up with a branded platform to train up to 500 employees using our ...