TRACE International and TRACE Incorporated are two distinct entities with a common mission to advance commercial transparency worldwide. TRACE International pools resources to provide members with anti-bribery compliance support while TRACE Incorporated offers customizable risk-based due diligence, anti-bribery training and advisory services. Working alongside one another, TRACE International and TRACE Incorporated offer an end-to-end, cost-effective and innovative solution for anti-bribery and third party compliance.



FIFA president Gianni Infantino's controversial proposal for a 48-team tournament will come under the microscope when the decision makers at soccer’s governing body discuss the bidding process for the 2026 World Cup this week.
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The U.S. election is drawing near and pundits are turning their attention to the positions candidates might take on less-discussed topics. This includes international corruption and the candidates have, over time, championed very different positions.
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Audits can play a large role in ensuring supply chain compliance. A common safeguard against compliance risks, they are a key element of third-party due diligence. However, audits tend to compete with other business needs, leading to internal debate about the conduct,...
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INCONSISTENCIES in the enforcement of legal penalties for businesses engaged in corrupt practices around the world could be one of the main reasons why foreign bribery may be perceived as an attractive investment by some countries,writes Thelma Etim.
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Some GCs say that, in the year since the infamous Yates Memo took effect last September, it has turned in-house counsel into investigators for the DOJ and damaged their credibility with employees.
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1. What is the current state of corruption in Mexico and what risks does this pose to foreign companies?
Mexico is ranked 88th out of 197 countries on the TRACE Matrix, which measures business bribery risk by country. With an overall risk score of 54, Mexico represents...
Recent News Feed 9/2/2016 Read More
RECENT studies on how bribery undermines business performance highlight the benefits of logistics industry executives taking a strong stance on compliance, warns Russian lawyer Katya Lysova (pictured, below right), an associate at Annapolis-based anti-corruption business...
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The Panama Papers have already resulted in fallout for a variety of organizations and high-ranking politicians. As investigators and prosecutors delve further into the cache of leaked documents and governments begin instituting financial reforms, the maritime industry will...
Recent News Feed 8/29/2016 Read More
Anonymous shell companies are impressively flexible tools. They can be used to launder money, evade taxation, covertly channel the payment of bribes, stash away a nation’s stolen wealth, and facilitate trafficking in drugs, weapons, and human beings. It’s a...
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A strange thing occurred this month in the American political universe when a business organization wrote a letter to several key Congressmen advocating on behalf of a bill that would increase government oversight over companies. Yes, you read that right: companies are...
Recent News Feed 8/26/2016 Read More
Shipowners that ‘consciously disregarded’ red flags with respect to their third-party activities can be just as liable for bribery, writes Katya Lysova, associate of member services and advocacy at Trace.
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Recent News Feed 8/26/2016 Read More
TRACE International, the globally renowned anti-bribery organization, yesterday announced The Organized Crime and Corruption Reporting Project (OCCRP) in conjunction with Swedish Television's Uppdrag Granskning (Mission Investigate) and Sweden's TT News Agency, and The Wall...
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TRACE International, a global anti-bribery organization, awarded the OCCRP a prize for investigative journalism on Wednesday for reporting that exposed a billion dollar corruption scandal involving Azerbaijan’s ruling family and Nordic telecommunications giant...
Recent News Feed 7/21/2016 Read More
We all know how important it is to conduct meaningful due diligence on third-party intermediaries. While these parties can perform crucial functions for companies seeking to expand their worldwide presence - opening up new markets, providing access to decision-makers,...
Recent News Feed 7/1/2016 Read More
Maurice Gilbert: How long has TRACEpublic been in the works? Recent headlines make the need for it apparent, but this is clearly something that takes time to develop.
Alexandra Wrage:For 15 years, TRACE has been collecting information about true beneficial ownership of...
Recent News Feed 7/1/2016 Read More