All TRACE International articles

  • Bribe

    TRACE: U.S. bribery enforcement continued decline in 2021


    The number of U.S. foreign bribery enforcement actions slowed notably in 2021, while the overall pace of transnational anti-bribery enforcement actions and investigations lagged worldwide, according to TRACE International’s latest enforcement report.

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    2021 TRACE Bribery Matrix: Post-Trump U.S. still outside top 20


    A negative trend in the U.S. business bribery risk environment that began under the Trump administration has yet to reverse, according to TRACE International’s 2021 Bribery Risk Matrix.

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    TRACE: U.S. bribery enforcement declined in 2020


    Despite a banner year for resolutions under the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act in 2020, U.S. enforcement of the anti-bribery law dropped 29 percent when compared to 2019, according to the latest Global Enforcement Report by TRACE International.

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    2020 TRACE Bribery Matrix: U.S. falls from top 20; China on the rise


    TRACE International’s 2020 Bribery Risk Matrix has the United States trending downward in multiple areas of business-related bribery risk.

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    TRACE: Bribery enforcement down in 2019


    Risks in the extractives and aerospace industries are still prevalent, but the number of overall global and U.S. enforcement cases involving bribery dropped in 2019, according to the latest report from TRACE International.

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    U.S. trending up in new TRACE matrix bribery report


    The latest edition of TRACE International’s annual Bribery Risk Matrix shows many of the same countries named in last year’s report are still struggling with business-related bribery risk. One country on the rise: the United States.

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    New index assesses Latin America’s anti-corruption efforts


    Chief compliance officers and chief risk officers will want to check out a new index that assesses Latin American countries’ ability to uncover, punish, and deter corruption.

  • Globalbribery

    A global look at anti-bribery enforcement activity


    TRACE International’s 2018 Global Enforcement Report serves as an insightful resource for companies seeking information on which countries are enforcing anti-bribery laws and which countries are beleaguered by bribery and corruption issues.

  • Article

    A look at corruption risk in Latin America


    Two new corruption reports, assessed together, provide compliance officers and risk officers a comprehensive look at bribery risk in the Latin America and Caribbean region.

  • Article

    Global anti-bribery enforcement on the rise


    Sharing information and expanding enforcement pipelines are fueling a global crackdown on corruption in general, but especially in the extractive industry.

  • Article

    A country-by-country assessment of bribery risk


    The 2016 TRACE Matrix is out, but is its data on international bribery hotspots better than Transparency International’s data? Jaclyn Jaeger explores.

  • Blog

    Trace International launches first global beneficial ownership registry


    TRACE International, a non-profit business association that pools resources to provide members with anti-bribery compliance support, today launched TRACEpublic, the first global registry of beneficial ownership, developed in direct response to the risks inherent in secret company ownership, highlighted by the Panama Papers.

  • Blog

    Report: Europe makes up majority of U.S. bribery investigations


    The majority of U.S. investigations and enforcement actions concerning alleged bribery of foreign officials conducted against non-U.S. companies and individuals involved companies or individuals from Europe, according to a new report issued by anti-bribery group TRACE International. Companies or individuals from Europe made up approximately 71 percent of U.S. bribery ...