Supply Chain


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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.

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New benchmark report takes global look at CSR performance

2019-11-26T17:59:00+00:00By

A new benchmark report published by sustainability ratings provider EcoVadis provides a comprehensive analysis of the corporate social responsibility performance of more than 30,000 companies around the world.

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Proactive approach needed in today’s cyber-crime environment

2019-11-18T15:23:00+00:00By

An expert sheds light on behavioral science-driven solutions that help businesses prepare for a breach before it happens.

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Reports: Huawei dangles incentives to overcome U.S. sanctions

2019-11-13T21:21:00+00:00By

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei is reportedly offering cash rewards to employees aiding its struggle against significant U.S. sanctions.

Blockchain

Volvo becomes latest to join Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network

2019-11-06T17:51:00+00:00By

The Responsible Sourcing Blockchain Network announced its digital supply chain for cobalt has moved beyond pilot phase and is progressing toward use in live production computing environments from spring 2020, just as Volvo joins as its newest member.

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Oxfam slams U.K. supermarkets over worker abuses in supply chains

2019-10-11T16:47:00+01:00By

In an effort to cut costs and raise revenue, U.K. supermarkets are endangering employees with such abuses as a lack of toilets, unsafe drinking water, and illnesses resulting from exposure to pesticides, says a new report from Oxfam.

​Assent Compliance to expand to Amsterdam, Malaysia

2019-09-11T17:08:00+01:00By GRC Announcements

Assent Compliance announced it is continuing its worldwide expansion with new regional hubs in Amsterdam, Netherlands, and Penang, Malaysia.

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How industries are responding to the escalating U.S.-China trade war

2019-09-06T15:36:00+01:00By

While the escalating tit-for-tat trade war and increasing tariff rate hikes between the U.S. and China cannot be controlled, proactive companies are learning to swing with the punches—from diversifying their supply chains to shifting their production lines elsewhere.

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Blockchain: The new frontier for supply chain risk management

2019-07-29T18:59:00+01:00By

A new pilot project currently being explored by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration has enlisted IBM, KPMG, Merck, and Walmart to help determine how to incorporate blockchain into pharmaceutical supply chains.

E2open completes Amber Road acquisition

2019-07-02T18:48:00+01:00By GRC Announcements

E2open, a supply chain software solutions provider, announced the completion of its previously disclosed acquisition of Amber Road.

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Top 10 supply chain risks for 2019

2019-05-06T17:57:00+01:00By

Natural disasters, droughts, port disruptions, cargo theft, and industrial fires are some of the top supply-chain risks that should keep executives and chief risk officers on their toes in 2019, according to a new risk report.