Annual TRACE Forum
THE PREMIER ANTI-BRIBERY COMPLIANCE BENCHMARKING AND BEST PRACTICES SHARING EVENT
Designed specifically for TRACE Member companies, this exclusive event, held annually in Washington, DC, offers practical compliance advice and an opportunity for companies to benchmark with their peers in an interactive environment. The program utilizes anonymous polling to facilitate benchmarking among attendees and features top-level speakers from a wide variety of industry sectors who share new compliance strategies.
TASA candidates may earn up to 7 credits for attending the TRACE Forum and pre-conference working group.
The 13th Annual TRACE Forum will be hosted March 29-30, 2017 in Washington, D.C. More details on this event will become available later this year. Please check back later or write to workshop@TRACEinternational.org for more information.
View the 12th Annual TRACE Forum agenda here.
Forum Registration Details
Registrations for the 13th Annual TRACE Forum in Washington, D.C. are not yet being accepted. For more information, please write to workshop@TRACEinternational.org.
Representatives of TRACE Member companies attend the TRACE Forum at no charge. Representatives from non-member companies may attend the TRACE Forum for a $1000.00 registration fee. Pre-registration is required. This interactive program is limited to one representative per company. Additional representatives will be added to our waiting list.
Regional Anti-Bribery Workshops
TRACE hosts practical, informative anti-bribery training workshops internationally throughout the year. Workshops feature senior compliance and business executives from local and international companies, TRACE Partner Firm representatives and TRACE speakers.
Workshops are attended by members of the business and compliance community for whom such training is either unavailable locally or prohibitively expensive. Employees and intermediaries of TRACE member companies attend at no charge. TRACE workshops are supplemented with online training materials.
TASA candidates may earn up to 3 credits for attending a TRACE workshop.
January 21, 2016 / Accra, Ghana
March 24, 2016 / Bucharest, Romania
March 29, 2016 / Vilnius, Lithuania
April 19, 2016 / Shanghai, China
April 25, 2016 / Bangalore, India
- September 19, 2016 / Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Presentations from these events are available in the Training / Workshop Presentation section of the members-only Resource Center.
- What constitutes bribery under international conventions and local law
- How companies are handling the difficult issue of gifts and hospitality for government officials
- Responding to requests for inappropriate payments
- Challenges posed by the proliferation of international anti-bribery conventions
- The cost of ignoring local and international anti-bribery laws: criminal penalties and business costs
13 February 2017
17 March 2017
FCPA Year-in-Review 2016
Date: 14 December 2016
Time: 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST;
5:00pm - 6:00pm GMT
Faculty: Lucinda A. Low, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP; Tom Best, Partner, Steptoe & Johnson LLP
Anti-Bribery Enforcement in the Pharma Industry
Date: 25 January 2017
Time: 9:30am - 10:30am EST;
1:30pm - 2:30pm GMT
Faculty: Charles (Chuck) Duross, Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Webinars are offered to TRACE Members through the TASA: TRACE Anti-Bribery Specialist Accreditation® program which includes over 100 online courses taught by a world-renowned faculty. Learn more about TASA by visiting the TASA website at www.traceinternational.org/accreditation.
The Global Anti-Bribery In-House Network (GAIN)
The Global Anti-Bribery In-House Network (GAIN) conference provides an in-depth analysis of the latest international anti-bribery regulatory and enforcement developments. During this 2-day, high-level event, in-house compliance professionals have the opportunity to share best practices and learn first-hand from TRACE Partner Firms about corruption risks and enforcement trends around the world.
GAIN Registration Details
TRACE Partner Law Firms and TRACE member companies are invited to participate in this event free of charge. Due to limited space, registration is initially limited to one representative per company or partner law firm.
Advanced Roundtable DiscussionsThroughout the year, TRACE hosts complimentary senior-level roundtable discussions on compliance with anti-bribery regulations in multiple cities in the U.S. and worldwide. Roundtables offer TRACE members the opportunity to participate in a lively dialogue with a senior attorney of TRACE and their peers. These small-group, advanced discussions facilitate peer-to-peer interactions that focus on the priorities and concerns of each participant.
Space is limited and is first come, first served. Roundtables are open to in-house counsel, compliance officers and international marketing managers. Attendance is by invitation-only.
To request an invitation to one of these senior-level discussions, please write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Topics for Open Discussions
Attendees are invited to submit discussion topics and questions in advance of the roundtable by writing to email@example.com.
U.S. and non-U.S. enforcement priorities, targets and trends
- Takeaways from recent anti-bribery investigations and enforcement actions
Compliance program enhancements and peer-led benchmarking
Sustainable due diligence and supply chain compliance strategies
Other discussion topics include risk assessments, training, gifts and hospitality, internal investigations, employee communications and internal audit.
20 February 2017
21 February 2017
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