supply chain


Continuing Complications in Supply-Chain and Third-Party Risks

In 2022, it became clear that effective supply chain risk management (SCRM) is not a luxury but a necessity. The year saw numerous disruptions to global supply chains, including the Russian invasion...

February 24, 2023 | By Skyler Chi


Operational Resilience Through Supply Chain and Business Process Mapping

Over the last two years, ongoing disruptions from the COVID-19 pandemic to the Suez Canal blockage’s effect on supply chains to ransomware attacks on critical infrastructure (as seen in the Colonial...

November 11, 2022 | By Bogdana Sardak


Beyond the Chaos: Getting to a Better Supplier Risk Response

While many hoped vaccines would bring a return to business as usual, the unfortunate reality was that businesses faced increasing disruptions in 2021. Due to constantly emerging variants, vaccine...

March 11, 2022 | By Atul Vashistha


Citi Plays Risk Advisory Role in Global Vaccine Distribution

Contributing to public-private partnership efforts to supply billions of COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide, Citibank has teamed up with the U.S. International Development Finance Corp. (DFC) to...

October 15, 2021 | By Jeffrey Kutler


Veteran Bank Risk Executive Joins Third-Party Monitoring Firm

As COVID-19 and the global economic slowdown expose vulnerabilities in third-party networks and industrial supply chains, a firm specializing in monitoring and managing those risks has hired a former...

May 22, 2020 | By Katherine Heires


AICPA Introduces Audit and Risk Reporting Framework for Supply Chains

The coronavirus crisis put a spotlight on global supply chains and the havoc that can result from any weak or disabled link between source and destination. As if on cue, the American Institute of...

April 3, 2020 | By Jeffrey Kutler


Third-Party Risk Group Upgrades Toolkit for 2020

For the financial services industry, long reliant on connections to external system and services providers, “third-party risk management is not new,” consulting firm EY and the Institute of...

November 27, 2019 | By Jeffrey Kutler


Third-Party Risk Efforts Suffer from Underinvestment

There is broad agreement on the expansive vision and holistic mobilization required for effective management of third-party risks, but a Deloitte survey indicates shortfalls in execution....

October 25, 2019 | By Ted Knutson


Shared Assessments Adds Module to Third-Party Framework

Two months after unveiling its Third Party Risk Management (TPRM) framework, the Shared Assessments third-party risk assurance program announced the availability of a new module covering periodic...

August 30, 2019 | By Jeffrey Kutler


Best-Practices Guidance for Third-Party Risk

Eyeing perceived gaps and mounting complexities in third-party risk management, the Shared Assessments Program is offering a comprehensive framework and guide to promote best practices in the field....

July 12, 2019 | By Ted Knutson


Vendor Risk Programs 'Running to Stay in Place'

For all their attention to, and observable improvements in, vendor risk management, companies are struggling to address mounting cost, regulatory and governance challenges, according to the 2019...

May 10, 2019 | By Ted Knutson


Hard-Brexit Uncertainties Stretch Well Beyond Financial Services

Much guesswork surrounds the consequences of a hard, or no-deal, Brexit - the possibility that the United Kingdom will leave the European Union on March 29 without an agreement for a smooth...

March 8, 2019 | By John Hintze


More Attention and Discipline for Third-Party Risk

Growing sensitivity to third-party risks - extending out to fourth, fifth, and nth parties - is resulting in more rigorous management and higher prioritization of these ecosystem exposures, according...

January 25, 2019 | By Juliette Fairley

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