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Driving Bribery Off the Books in Russia
January 23 2009

“Richard Dean, of Baker & McKenzie, TRACE's partner firm in Russia, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan warns that a little learning can be a dangerous thing in the field of compliance. Many of us have occasionally had the uncomfortable feeling that our...

Questioning Competitors' Conduct
January 22 2009

“Many companies are reluctant to act when they suspect bribery by a competitor because the allegation is so serious and, short of actually observing the pay-off, the company can't be certain of the facts. Often, the most a company will have is a...

Compliance "Wish List" for the Obama Administration
January 21 2009

“The reviewing stands are still being dismantled along Pennsylvania Avenue and the new President and First Lady have just finished up their rounds of inaugural balls, but one could hear in the sharp cadence of his inaugural speech that Barack Obama...

President-Elect Obama's 2006 Speech at the University of Nairobi
January 19 2009

“On the eve of the presidential inauguration in the United States, many in the compliance community are speculating about what a new administration will mean for FCPA enforcement in the United States and anti-bribery efforts internationally. ...

Benchmarking Staffing Levels
January 18 2009

“How many full-time employees (or the part-time equivalent) does your company have working on anti-bribery?
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What works?
January 17 2009

“What works?
This forum is for anyone interested in reducing bribery in international commercial transactions.  The U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and similar laws worldwide have increased the cost of getting this issue...