Why Forward-Looking Life Sciences Companies Take a Proactive Approach to Third Party Risk Management

If you manage risk or compliance in the life sciences industry, let us just say: we commend you. You’ve got a lot riding on your shoulders, often much more than your counterparts in other industries. With bribery and corruption rising globally, GDPR deadlines looming and the need to build bridges across your enterprise, all while [...]
  • April 20, 2018
  • Blockchain Technology and Third Party Risk Management: What Does the Future Hold?

    Third Party Blockchain. Paying your third parties in cryptocurrency and AML risks. KYCC: Know Your Customer’s Coins. Great! I’ve gotten your attention. Search engines are picking this blog post up, and it’s now a trending topic. You may not have heard of the above, and frankly, I don’t know if they even exist yet. Still, […]

    • April 13, 2018
    • Mark Eichhorn
  • Facebook and GDPR: How Would the Company Fare Under New EU Regulation?

    Recently we learned that 50 million American Facebook profiles were used for political purposes during the 2016 elections. With the new European General Data Protection Regulation becoming enforceable in May, it’s worth asking the question: Would Facebook have been liable under GDPR for their lax data privacy standards? Before we go into the new regulation, […]

    • April 6, 2018
    • Dov Goldman
  • How Automation is Streamlining Anti-Bribery and Corruption Due Diligence

    We are privileged to have Gavin Proudley, Global Director of Due Diligence at Dow Jones, guest post on how automation technology can improve the anti-bribery and corruption due diligence process during a critical time of regulatory change and enforcement. Gavin has helped clients manage financial crime, corruption and reputational risk for more than 10 years, […]

    • March 30, 2018
    • Gavin Proudley
  • The Growing Force of Anti Bribery and Corruption Compliance and its Role in Global Business

    Siemens. Alstom. Telia. Keppel. Sound familiar? They’re recipients of some of the largest fines levied by the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) in recent years – including, in the case with Telia, the largest single fine to date. And they’re far from alone. As business becomes more global by the day, anti bribery and corruption […]

    • March 22, 2018
    • Lee Kirschbaum
  • GDPR Article 30 – Where to Start with Documentation

    The three-month countdown to GDPR is on, and everyone is talking about its impact, who’s affected, and how to prepare. We’ve covered the core GDPR requirements that are top of mind, but there’s one area in particular many businesses may not have considered. And if they have, it’s likely keeping compliance professionals up at night. […]

    • March 7, 2018
    • Richard Saville
  • Third Party Risk Management and the Future of Your Business

    Today’s companies rely on hundreds, if not thousands, of third parties to complete core business functions. These third parties include traditional suppliers, vendors and contract manufacturers as well as agents, brokers, vendors, distributors, resellers, franchisees, affiliates and more. Together, third parties deliver the majority of a company’s revenue — from 60% or more. But as […]

    • February 15, 2018
  • Vendor Onboarding Checklist

    Vendor onboarding is the starting point for building long-term and successful business relationships. Traditionally, companies have used vendor onboarding to evaluate costs and assess a vendor’s capabilities. But this model leaves out one important component: risk. Why should risk be part of your vendor onboarding process? Evolving regulatory requirements, public opinion and the ever-increasing reach […]

    • February 12, 2018
  • 5 GDPR Requirements to Keep in Mind as May Approaches

    Are you ready for General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR?) In January, it was reported that only two European member states, Austria and Germany, are ready to enact this significant piece of legislation. So if you feel that you’re not quite ready, you are not alone. For any companies that do business in the EU, in […]

    • February 8, 2018
    • Richard Saville
  • NIST Cybersecurity Framework: Helping Businesses Better Manage Cyber Risk

    2017 brought the rise of cybercrime even more squarely into the public eye, confirming that cyber threats pose more risk to today’s businesses than ever. Companies know that improving cybersecurity measures needs to be a top priority, but clearly explaining cyber risk across an organization is challenging. That’s why the National Institute of Standards and […]

    • February 2, 2018
    • Dov Goldman
  • 5 Must-Know Data Regulations for 2018: Getting a Head Start on the Year

    It’s hard to believe we’re already one month into 2018. We’re making resolutions in our personal lives, promising to change and become healthier, wealthier and wiser. But what about our work lives? In the worlds of data and finance, change is necessary but it requires a different kind of resolve. In fact, it will be […]

    • January 26, 2018
    • Sara Rona
  • 2018 Cyber Risks: 4 Key Threats CISOs are Worried About

    Chief information security officers (CISOs) now play an integral role in business, not just in securing internal data, but as key organizational decision makers. The shift makes sense, as digital transformation continues to present businesses with new cybersecurity and data protection challenges. Just how big are those challenges? In partnership with the Ponemon Institute, Opus […]

    • January 11, 2018
    • Pat McParland
  • 11 Best Practices for Third-Party and Supplier Risk Management

    Third-party and supplier risk management has come into the spotlight this year, as businesses face growing concerns about a third-party data breach and cyber security regulations tighten. Despite the increasing threats, setting up an effective risk management program is a proven way to get ahead of looming cyber security challenges and increase business growth. Here […]

    • December 22, 2017
    • David Giat

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