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Harry Cassin
Publisher and Editor

Andy Spalding
Senior Editor

Jessica Tillipman
Senior Editor

Richard L. Cassin
Editor at Large

Elizabeth K. Spahn
Editor Emeritus

Cody Worthington
Contributing Editor

Julie DiMauro
Contributing Editor

Thomas Fox
Contributing Editor

Marc Alain Bohn
Contributing Editor

Bill Waite
Contributing Editor

Shruti J. Shah
Contributing Editor

Russell A. Stamets
Contributing Editor

Richard Bistrong
Contributing Editor

Eric Carlson
Contributing Editor

Bill Steinman
Contributing Editor

How to read the 2019 TRACE Risk Matrix

We see it every year: A new edition of a corruption ranking is released, and the first thing people ask is which countries have moved up or down in ranking. It is common knowledge among compliance officers that a country’s position on such an index is just a starting point for a thorough corruption risk assessment, but there is still a danger that nuances will get lost in the high-level presentation of the data.… Continue Reading

TRACE releases 2018 Bribery Risk Matrix

Compliance professionals have many factors to consider when assessing the bribery risk of their companies’ proposed investments or engagements globally. Industries have different dynamics, companies have different business models, and business partners and intermediaries have different relationships and backgrounds.… Continue Reading

Job: Training Systems Specialist

Job Title: Training Systems Specialist

Employer: TRACE International

Location: Annapolis, Maryland USA

Job Description: Reporting to the Director, Compliance Training & Accreditation, the Training Systems Specialist provides support to both Online Training and Accreditation.… Continue Reading

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?

A report from TRACE International last month showed that 30 countries conducted 266 bribery investigations of foreign officials, while 82 countries conducted 218 bribery investigations of domestic officials.… Continue Reading

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.

TRAC (TRACE Reviewed Access Code) is the first global platform that captures, assesses and shares baseline due diligence information across the supply chain, and assigns a universal ID number (TRAC Number) to all approved applicants.… Continue Reading