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Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Exiger’s Fight to Secure Supply Chains: Spotlight on Information Technology and Telecommunications

Welcome to a blog post series on Exiger’s fight to secure supply chains, sponsored by Exiger LLC. In this series, we will explore the ongoing efforts of Exiger to lead the discussion and enhancement of Supply Chain Risk...more

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Wolfsberg Group offers guidance on use of negative news to assess financial crime risk

Financial firms should screen for negative news about their prospective clients as part of a comprehensive due diligence review - The process of screening for negative news stories about customers to assess the financial...more

Buckingham, Doolittle & Burroughs, LLC

Busting Cyber Myths: I’m Not a Target (and other lies you tell yourself)

In the first of a three-part series, Buckingham Data Privacy and Cybersecurity Attorney David Myers talks with Andy Jones, CEO, Fortress Security Risk Management and Eric Smith, recently retired Special Agent In Charge of the...more

Thomas Fox - Compliance Evangelist

Exiger’s Fight to Secure Supply Chains: Spotlight on Healthcare

Welcome to a blog post series on Exiger’s fight to secure supply chains, sponsored by Exiger LLC. In this series we will explore the ongoing efforts of Exiger to lead the discussion and enhancement of Supply Chain Risk...more

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North Carolina is the First State to Prohibit Public Entities from Paying Ransoms: What Does This Mean for North Carolina Public...

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On April 5th, North Carolina became the first state to prohibit state agencies and local governments from paying ransoms after becoming victims of a ransomware attack. Indeed, in addition to prohibiting said entities from...more

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Your Questions, Answered: How to Make an Impact with Risk-Based Compliance Training

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An organization’s approach to compliance training is a core component of the overall messaging around corporate values, ethics and responsibilities for all employees. When first joining an organization, mandatory trainings...more

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Banks explore tokenizing liabilities with eye toward gains in instant settlement & risk management

Can banks and other financial institutions better manager their risk and offer faster settlements by "tokenizing" their liabilities on blockchain networks? Banks and distributed ledger technology (DLT) companies are...more

TNG Consulting

[Certification Course] K-12 Coordinator Two - August 4th, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm ET

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K-12 Title IX Coordinator Two is the second training in a series for K-12 administrators responsible for Title IX compliance. This course builds upon the foundational concepts covered in the Coordinator One course to provide...more

The Volkov Law Group

Identify and Understand Your Third-Party Population (Part IV of V)

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It is an initially daunting task — identify all of your third-party partners with whom your company conducts business.  For large global companies, this is no easy issue.  Some companies do not have readily available a list...more

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The Essentials of Addressing and Managing Conflicts of Interest

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Personal pursuits and relationships outside the workplace lead to richer, more fulfilling lives for employees. Inside the workplace, gifts and entertainment given or received in the course of a job can strengthen business...more

TNG Consulting

[Certification Course] K-12 Decision-Maker One - August 3rd, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm ET

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K-12 Title IX Decision-Maker One is a one-day course focused on helping K-12 Decision-makers understand the scope of their expanded role, apply policy with analytical precision, recognize and overcome bias that may impact...more

Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP

Nouvelle ébauche de la Ligne directrice B-10 du BSIF sur la gestion du risque lié aux tiers

Le 27 avril 2022, le Bureau du surintendant des institutions financières (le « BSIF »), l’organisme de réglementation des institutions financières fédérales au Canada, a publié la nouvelle ébauche très attendue de la Ligne...more

The Volkov Law Group

The Upside of Managing Third-Party Risks: Advancing Your Culture (Part III of V)

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While I have devoted the first two postings to outlining all the downside risks of third-party management and threats to overall organization resiliency and operations, it is important to consider the positive upside of...more

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Litigation Minute: Navigating Government Inquiries After a Data Security Incident

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WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW IN A MINUTE OR LESS - A government inquiry in the context of data security typically arises in one of two ways: either a data security incident involving a threat actor occurs, or a government agency is...more

Weiner Brodsky Kider PC

FDIC Requests Comment on Draft Principles for Climate-related Financial Risks

The FDIC recently issued a request for public comment on draft principles that would provide a high-level framework for managing exposures to climate-related financial risks by large financial institutions (i.e., with over...more

Thomson Reuters Regulatory Intelligence and...

Managing geopolitical risk: US banks may be unprepared for the next crisis

The war in Ukraine has shed an unflattering light on the ability of large US financial firms to manage geopolitical risk, a type of risk that relies more on qualitative and subjective analysis than models and spreadsheets...more

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Organizations Taking Into Account Increased Wildfire Risk Due to Climate Change

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A non-profit research group, First Street Foundation, recently released data that calculates the wildfire risk for each property in the United States (excluding Alaska and Hawaii). Notably, according to First Street...more

Bracewell LLP

Sanctions and Cyber and Crypto, Oh My: The Convergence of Emerging Regulatory and Enforcement Risks Requires Nimble Responses...

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At a sanctions conference held in Washington D.C. on May 5, government officials, practitioners and corporations highlighted the government’s broadening focus on anti-corruption enforcement, across more traditionally siloed...more

The Volkov Law Group

Adjusting Your Perspective — Identifying Your Real Third-Party Risks (Part II of V)

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Compliance professionals are always looking for ways to collaborate and support internal business partners.  Through the years, compliance professionals have devoted significant energy to building partnerships with the...more

ArentFox Schiff

E-signatures: When They’re Legal and Best Practices for Implementation

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With the widespread adoption of remote work, companies in all industries have turned to electronic signature (e-signature) solutions to sign the dotted line quickly and efficiently. E-signature solutions allow companies to...more

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Renewing Your Third-Party Risk Management Vows — A Real World Perspective (Part I of V)

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When you get on the mailing lists for legal and compliance products, seminars, conferences and general palabra, I usually become transfixed.  Millions of marketing and promotion dollars are being spent in an attempt to...more

Nossaman LLP

$1M Colonial Pipeline Fine: The Canary in the Coal Mine?

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A proposed $1M civil penalty against Colonial Pipeline for its procedural failures during a ransomware attack could indicate what’s in store for critical infrastructure operators who fail to keep employees up to date on how...more

Robinson+Cole Data Privacy + Security Insider

U.S. Agricultural Machinery Manufacturer Hit with Ransomware Attack

This week, AGCO, a U.S. agricultural machinery manufacturer, suffered a ransomware attack that affected its business operations and shut down its systems. AGCO, headquartered in Duluth, Georgia, designs, produces, and...more

TNG Consulting

[Certification Course] K-12 Civil Rights Investigator One: Foundations - August 2nd, 11:00 am - 6:00 pm ET

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Gain foundational knowledge and skills for K-12 investigators. K-12 Civil Rights Investigator One: Foundations is our foundational training for civil rights investigators, Title IX Coordinators, Deputy Coordinators, and/or...more

Perrin Conferences, LLC

[Event] Environmental Risk and PFAS Litigation Conference - June 14th, New York, NY

Panel Topics: - Rough Justice – Superfund Allocations and Forensics - Tech Talk: Cutting Edge Cleanup Technologies - PFAS The PFAS Products Liability Crystal Ball- When Will It Begin and When Needs to Happen? -...more

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