Supply Chain


Kara Brockmeyer

Brockmeyer at TPRM: Regulator expectations for monitoring third parties

2020-09-17T16:52:00+01:00By

Former chief of the SEC’s FCPA Unit Kara Brockmeyer shared what regulators are looking for when they assess a company’s relationship with its third parties at Compliance Week’s TPRM Virtual Summit on Thursday.

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CPE Webcast: Expert content + third-party risk = enhanced vendor due diligence

2020-09-10T14:00:00+01:00Provided by

Maintaining the status quo with your vendor risk management program is no longer acceptable in today’s ever-changing marketplace as supply chains can drastically change overnight.

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Mondelēz International latest to enhance tracing of palm oil sourcing

2020-09-04T16:58:00+01:00By

Mondelēz International has become among the latest consumer goods companies to tighten its sourcing requirements for palm oil, improving its traceability of suppliers. But recent analysis also finds the industry has a long way to go in its progress.

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Best practices KYC: What to do when your client is in the headlines

2020-09-02T15:50:00+01:00By

How do we, as AML professionals, assess negative media alerts? It should start with a conversation with the client relationship manager, but it shouldn’t end there, writes Martin Woods.

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CPE Webcast: Future-proof your global supply chain with data & analytics

2020-08-13T14:00:00+01:00Provided by

The COVID-19 pandemic has certainly changed the landscape of global risk, and many organizations are quickly adapting their third-party risk management processes as a result.

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CPE Webcast: Minimize exposure to supply chain regulatory and privacy risks

2020-07-23T14:00:00+01:00Provided by

Join Kroll for an opportunity to learn how you can help your organization better minimize risks in the post-COVID-19 world.

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Nailed It or Failed It? Disney sends anti-hate message to Facebook

2020-07-22T18:30:00+01:00By Compliance Week

In this week’s “Nailed It or Failed It?”, Disney gets kudos for throwing its weight behind the #StopHateForProfit protest, while PG&E earns criticism after being found responsible for yet another California wildfire.

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CPE Webcast: Rethinking third-party due diligence to minimize supply chain risk

2020-07-21T11:00:00+01:00Provided by

Businesses are rethinking their strategies to maintain operations, minimize supply chain disruption, and manage heightened exposure to financial, legal, regulatory, or reputational risks.

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Boohoo complaints put spotlight on supply chains and working practices

2020-07-16T13:35:00+01:00By

Recent reports of underpaid workers at suppliers for U.K. fashion retailers Boohoo and Quiz shed light on inherent weaknesses in companies’ monitoring of their supply chains.

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Nothing more important than knowing your risk exposure

2020-07-14T16:47:00+01:00By

In performing due diligence on your supply chain partners, do not be intimidated into accepting no for an answer. Being blind to potential risks is bound to get you into trouble, writes financial crime expert Martin Woods.

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When manufacturing new product lines, be aware of new compliance risks

2020-06-05T15:51:00+01:00By

As companies around the world begin to manufacture products outside their comfort zone to address dire shortages in personal protective equipment amid the pandemic, compliance practitioners are negotiating new risks and challenges.

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Imagining a utopian food supply chain

2020-06-01T14:01:00+01:00By

If the coronavirus pandemic has taught us anything, it’s that we need a more resilient food supply chain. Jaclyn Jaeger explains what that could look like and how the public and private sector could play their parts.

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Sanctions guidance: Best practices for maritime, energy, metals sectors

2020-05-15T17:27:00+01:00By

A global advisory to alert the maritime, energy, and metals sectors about common deceptive shipping practices used to evade sanctions includes seven sanctions compliance best practices to mitigate risk.

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Coronavirus has made CW2020 a (virtual) gathering like no other

2020-05-15T14:58:00+01:00By

The coronavirus pandemic has made getting together for our annual National Conference impossible, but it’s also made this virtual gathering (Monday and Tuesday) perhaps the most important one we’ve ever had.

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Driving innovation in supply-chain practices post-pandemic

2020-05-14T18:43:00+01:00By

A number of forward-thinking companies are using the coronavirus pandemic as an opportunity to drive promising innovations in their global supply chains.

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How some companies are hedging supply chain risk during pandemic

2020-05-06T20:21:00+01:00By

As financial hardships caused by the coronavirus pandemic take their toll, some forward-thinking companies have made changes to the benefit of suppliers, serving as leaders for others in their industry.

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The seven worst compliance fails of the coronavirus pandemic

2020-05-05T16:40:00+01:00By

Compliance and ethics fails during the coronavirus pandemic have done more than hurt companies’ images. They’ve cost lives.

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CPE Webcast: 2020 Anti-bribery and corruption emerging trends

2020-04-30T14:00:00+01:00Provided by

Compliance professionals are all too aware that the third parties they depend on to achieve success pose a significant threat to their organizations for bribery, fraud, and corruption.

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M&A due diligence landscape forever altered by coronavirus pandemic

2020-04-29T19:45:00+01:00By

The coronavirus pandemic has affected both the risk landscape and the diligence protocols for merger and acquisition transactions at every stage of the game. But while deal terms may be negotiable, what should be non-negotiable is the compliance function’s role in M&A transactions.

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Third parties & coronavirus: Advice for traversing web of interconnected risks

2020-04-24T17:53:00+01:00By

The coronavirus pandemic has created a sea of red flags in every company’s supply chain. When each alert indicates a possible disruption, which ones do you act on?

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Preparing for post-pandemic turbulence, Boeing combines legal, compliance

2020-04-23T19:15:00+01:00By

Boeing announced several leadership and organizational changes, to take effect May 1, as the airline industry braces for post-pandemic turbulence.

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CPE Webcast: COVID-19: Responding to cascading risk

2020-04-23T14:07:00+01:00Provided by

Pandemics represent a unique disaster risk scenario as a result of “cascading risk,” which poses an immense challenge to risk leaders due to progressive failures that will result in the deterioration of the health of third parties and supply chains.

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CPE Webcast: Supply chain risk in a post-virus world

2020-04-21T13:56:00+01:00Provided by

As the COVID-19 coronavirus brings convulsive exposure to supply chain risks to the surface, many companies will be unable to see how the companies that their first-tier suppliers depend on are affected.

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New index shows sharp decline in manufacturing imports from China

2020-04-17T18:04:00+01:00By

Compliance officers will want to check out a new index revealing a sharp decline in manufacturing imports from China and other dramatic shifts in the supply-chain risk landscape, a trend that will only continue due to the coronavirus.

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8 compliance challenges facing European companies in coronavirus crisis

2020-03-26T18:13:00+00:00By

Due diligence, data, solvency, and supply chain management risks are just some of the issues Europe’s employers are struggling with as normal business has come to a standstill during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Oil and natural gas industry seeks compliance break amid pandemic

2020-03-24T15:59:00+00:00By

The American Petroleum Institute in a letter to President Trump requested that the administration temporarily waive non-essential compliance obligations and provide timely guidance to critical infrastructure personnel amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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PwC survey: Finance leaders worried about global recession

2020-03-16T20:10:00+00:00By

The potential for the coronavirus outbreak to lead to a global recession topped the list of concerns among finance leaders based in the United States and Mexico, according to a new survey released by PwC.

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Advice for European compliance officers dealing with coronavirus

2020-03-16T17:49:00+00:00By

Although the coronavirus situation is constantly changing, lawyers say there are several areas of corporate life that are going to test compliance officers and which management will need greater assurance on.

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‘Force majeure’ in spotlight with coronavirus; what’s next?

2020-03-13T21:00:00+00:00By

The coronavirus pandemic has elevated “force majeure”—a rarely-used, relatively obscure contract provision—to a top-of-mind issue for companies scrambling to figure out where gaps are forming in their supply chain.

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Coronavirus: Tips for risk management

2020-03-13T14:01:00+00:00By

As the coronavirus worldwide pandemic spreads, the ramifications for any business has gone from temporary disruption to a serious impediment. Here are 10 steps your company can take to mitigate its risks.

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Compliance best practices for ever-evolving Iran sanctions

2020-03-10T16:11:00+00:00By

A new executive order issued in January places additional sanctions on a much broader portion of Iran’s economy and, from a compliance and risk management standpoint, puts a broader range of companies in the crosshairs of U.S. enforcement.

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Coronavirus’ negative effect on global shipping could last weeks, or months

2020-03-09T19:38:00+00:00By

Companies wondering how to handle risks the worldwide coronavirus outbreak will have on global supply chains should look for clues to the Great Recession of 2008-09, the last time so much capacity stood idle.

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Coronavirus safeguards mean corporate ghost towns in China

2020-02-27T17:11:00+00:00By

China’s economy may be stuck in neutral for months by mandated quarantines and business shutdowns as well as resistance from local authorities to issue work resumption permits.

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Coronavirus impact: How tech, medical, retail industries are responding

2020-02-25T16:03:00+00:00By

Surrounded by uncertainty, the coronavirus outbreak has quickly catapulted high on the list of hot risk topics for business leaders everywhere.

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Disruptions caused by coronavirus affecting global supply chain

2020-02-24T21:20:00+00:00By

The burgeoning coronavirus outbreak not only sent markets crashing on Monday, it also put a spotlight on companies whose supply chains have been severely disrupted by the ongoing crisis.

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Airbus contractors feeling ripple effect from record fine

2020-02-12T20:34:00+00:00By

Airbus is free to go about its business after paying a record fine to three anti-corruption agencies for widespread bribery, but the trouble is only beginning for some of its implicated contractors.

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NIST seeks comment on ransomware, cyber-attack guidance

2020-02-07T17:07:00+00:00By

The National Institute of Standards and Technology is seeking input on a trio of draft guidance published in the past week. Two of the drafts address ransomware attacks, and the third addresses protecting against cyber-attacks in the supply chain.

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e-Book: Thwarting risk in your company's Supply Chain

2019-12-16T05:22:00+00:00Provided by

This e-Book explores the need for effective risk management in the company supply chain.