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TRACE Forum

THE PREMIER ANTI-BRIBERY BENCHMARKING AND BEST PRACTICES SHARING EVENT

Now in its 13th year, the TRACE Forum brings member companies together annually to exchange ideas, best practices and compliance resources. Held in Washington, D.C., the TRACE Forum provides senior compliance professionals with the opportunity to reconnect with peers, build new relationships and learn from one another. Key enforcement officials from the U.S. Department of Justice and Securities and Exchange Commission, leading compliance representatives, anti-bribery practitioners and TRACE experts convene at the TRACE Forum to discuss the latest compliance challenges and how to effectively respond.

View a 90-second video to learn more about membership and the TRACE Forum

TASA candidates may earn up to 7 credits for attending the TRACE Forum and pre-conference working group.


Forum Registration Details - Save the Date for the 2018 TRACE Forum, 8 - 9 March 2018 

Dates: 8 - 9 March 2018
Location: Washington, D.C. 
Venue: Four Seasons 
Complimentary for TRACE Members*


*Representatives of TRACE Member companies attend the TRACE Forum free of charge. Pre-registration is required and is limited to one representative per company. Additional representatives will be added to our waiting list.

If you are interested in speaking or would like to propose a topic, please write to Virna Di Palma at dipalma@TRACEinternational.org.

Check back in the fall for updates on the 2018 TRACE Forum agenda.


TRACE European Forum

EFFECTIVELY RESPOND TO THE CHANGING EUROPEAN REGULATORY LANDSCAPE

We are pleased to announce the TRACE European Forum, developed to better accommodate our growing community of European Member Companies and in response to the increased focus on corporate compliance programs in Europe. Like the TRACE Forum, held annually in Washington, D.C., the European Forum will provide our member companies in the region with a yearly platform to share best practices, address new compliance challenges and hear from regulators. 

Dates: 2-3 November 2017 
Location: London, England 
Venue: The Berkeley 
Complimentary for TRACE Members*
Register now 
View the agenda-at-a-glance 

TASA candidates may earn up to 5 credits for attending the TRACE European Forum. 

Registration is now open. Register early to guarantee your place.  

Representatives of TRACE Member companies attend the TRACE European Forum free of charge. Pre-registration is required and is limited to one representative per company. Additional representatives will be added to our waiting list.

 

Anti-Bribery Workshops

IN-PERSON TRAINING FOR YOUR EMPLOYEES AND THIRD PARTIES WORLDWIDE

TRACE workshops are held internationally throughout the year and provide member companies with the opportunity to train local employees and third parties on anti-bribery fundamentals and best practices. Speakers include senior compliance and business executives from multinational companies, as well as small and medium-sized enterprises, TRACE Partner Firms and TRACE experts. 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 free of charge.


TASA candidates may earn up to 3 credits for attending a TRACE workshop.

Registration is initially limited to 2 representatives per company. Additional representatives may attend if space allows.

2017 Workshops

  • 13 February 2017 / Johannesburg, South Africa
  • 22 May 2017 / Beijing, China

2016 Workshops

  • 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.

Upcoming Workshops:

Sao Paulo, Brazil
Tivoli Mofarrej São Paulo Hotel

 

 

Member Webinars 

Journey to the Center of Anti-Corruption Compliance: Past to Present and How This Context Influences Current Thinking

Date: 21 September 2017
Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm EST
Faculty: Scott Sullivan, Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Flowserve Corporation & James Tillen, Member & Vice Chair, International Department, Miller & Chevalier  

This webinar will review compliance and enforcement milestones since inception of the FCPA in order to understand the development of best practices and provide context for recent developments, such as the FCPA Pilot Program and ISO 37001. The webinar will also provide analyses and capsule summaries of U.S. and international standards for compliance that can be used in educating board members and other key stakeholders. 


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)

STAY AHEAD OF REGULATORY AND ENFORCEMENT DEVELOPMENTS WORLDWIDE 

Held every other year in a different location worldwide, the Global Anti-Bribery In-House Network brings together TRACE Member Companies and Partner Firms to discuss the latest anti-bribery regulatory and enforcement developments globally. Previous event locations have included Dubai, London and Washington, D.C.

The next GAIN conference will be held in 2018. Check back for updates.


GAIN Registration Details

TRACE Partner Law Firms and TRACE member companies attend free of charge. Registration is initially limited to one representative per company or partner law firm. 

 

Roundtables

ADVANCED DISCUSSIONS ON COMPLIANCE BEST PRACTICES

Throughout the year, TRACE hosts complimentary senior-level roundtables in the U.S. and worldwide. Roundtables are led by a senior TRACE representative and offer TRACE members the opportunity to discuss compliance challenges and solutions with their peers in a small group setting.

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 a roundtable please write to workshop@traceinternational.org.

Roundtable Topics

Attendees are invited to submit discussion topics and questions in advance of roundtables by writing to workshop@traceinternational.org.

  • Anti-bribery regulatory and enforcement developments

  • Risk-based third party due diligence – global standards and best practices
  • Compliance program enhancements – how to keep up with evolving standards

  • Other discussion topics include training and communications, gifts and hospitality, risk assessments, sponsorship and donations, and effective internal controls 

Upcoming Roundtables:


Singapore
Fullerton

Hong Kong, China
JW Marriott

 

TRACE Compliance Chapters 

EXCHANGE BEST PRACTICES AND BUILD COMMUNITY

 TRACE Compliance Chapters offer an opportunity for compliance professionals in TRACE member companies to share insights, exchange best practices and build community. Compliance Chapter meetings offer timely and informative content on anti-bribery compliance developments and can be attended at no cost. Meetings are held quarterly in the same locations and hosted by a local Chapter Chair who is a senior compliance professional in that community, as well as a representative of a TRACE member company. In between meetings, TRACE’s Compliance Chapter Liaison facilitates an ongoing dialogue and exchange of ideas among members of the group.

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