When making important business and legal case decisions, it is critical to undertake an appropriate Investigative Due Diligence research initiative. Investigative due diligence refers to the database research and analysis of an individual or organization done in preparation for a business transaction or legal litigation strategy. Concealed or misrepresented facts can leave companies vulnerable to … Read more LEGAL LITIGATION INVESTIGATIVE DUE DILIGENCE SUPPORT VITAL TO PREVAILING
Do you know your customer? If you are a Bank or other Financial Institution (FI), you could face possible fines, sanctions, and reputational damage, if you do business with a money launderer or terrorist. More importantly, KYC is a fundamental practice to protect your organization from fraud and losses resulting from illegal funds and transactions. … Read more KNOW YOUR CUSTOMER (KYC) PROCEDURES TO ASSESS CUSTOMER RISK & LEGAL REQUIREMENT TO COMPLY WITH ANTI-MONEY LAUNDERING (AML) LAWS
The Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security (“BIS”) published two new final rules and a proposed rule in the Federal Register amending the Export Administration Regulations (“EAR”) to tighten restrictions on exports of technology to China, Russia, and Venezuela. According to Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, these actions are intended to combat efforts by … Read more COMMERCE TIGHTENS RESTRICTIONS ON TECHNOLOGY EXPORTS TO COUNTRIES OF CONCERN, IN PARTICULAR CHINA, RUSSIA & VENEZUELA
No doubt, COVID-19 is shaking up the markets, and we are seeing more uncertainty in the public markets and venture segments than we have since 2008. VC Investments Will Likely Become Somewhat More Conservative Among the #VCs the general response to various industry surveys, a little more than half thought they would make fewer and … Read more HOW WILL COVID-19 AFFECT VENTURE CAPITAL INVESTMENT STRATEGIES AND VENTURE-BACKED STARTUPS?
In these uncertain times, Automation is on the minds of executives across all market sectors as they look for ways to decrease disruption from future crises or even ensuing waves of COVID-19. CFO’s have responded to various industry surveys regarding the intense interruption of all phases of their overall businesses from the effects of the … Read more AUTOMATION IS CRUCIAL TO SUPPLY CHAIN AGILITY IN THIS CHALLENGING GLOBAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
Major shifts in #supplychains are not on the horizon for most supply chains, according to the survey of CFOs, since a return of some manufacturing activity in countries hit early by the virus has diminished the possibility of long-term supply disruption. “As we see different parts of the world moving online, that has reduced the immediate necessity … Read more GLOBAL SUPPLY CHAINS UNLIKELY TO RELOCATE POST-CORONAVIRUS
COVID-19 has disrupted global supply chains across industries and market segments into a state of uncertainty. Its disruption is unprecedented in recent history. One thing that has become painfully clear is just how unprepared companies and their #supplychains are to respond to the current global pandemic. As consumers we are all aware that supply is … Read more MEMORIES FADE QUICKLY AFTER MAJOR DISRUPTIONS LIKE COVID-19, AS COMPANIES ONCE AGAIN FOCUS ON SHORT-TERM APPROACHES TO THEIR SUPPLY CHAIN