12 Million Reasons to Make Due Diligence a Priority
Posted on 08-28-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

Infant formula marketing—just writing those words triggers a mental picture of ads full of cheerful, chubby-cheeked babies. Unfortunately for Mead Johnson Nutrition Company, some third-party distributors promoting the formula took a different approach... Read More

Why Due Diligence Matters: How Third Parties Increase Compliance Risk for Global Businesses
Posted on 08-28-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

Are you confident that your current due-diligence process mitigates third-party compliance risk? These days, you can’t be too careful when it comes to vetting and monitoring the third parties that you rely on. Regulators around the world have indicated... Read More

3 things to consider when assessing your business intelligence needs
Posted on 08-27-2015 by Mary Frericks

The pressure is on. Every day, you’re tasked with providing business intelligence to support decision making across your organization. It’s an intimidating assignment when you consider all of the information being generated. According to a... Read More

Why Easing OFAC Sanctions Won’t Eliminate Risk in Iran
Posted on 08-24-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

After the Iranian Revolution of 1979, the U.S. began leveraging economic sanctions against Iran , expanding them to include companies dealing with the Iranian government in 1995. In 2006, the UN Security Council piled on in an attempt to influence the... Read More

Two Ways to Improve How You Track Competition
Posted on 08-24-2015 by Megan Burnside

Competitor analysis is imperative to any business looking to stay a step ahead in a competitive environment. By exploiting the right kinds of information, you can gain insight into rival activity and improve your products and services based on market... Read More

Ditch Dumpster Diving. Monitor Media to Ethically Collect Competitive Intelligence.
Posted on 08-14-2015 by Megan Burnside

Competitive intelligence can be extremely valuable for informing strategic business decisions about your products, messaging, business expansions, customers and more. But when does competitive research slip into the more morally ambiguous areas of corporate... Read More

How to Share Business Intelligence So It Gets Read
Posted on 08-13-2015 by Mary Frericks

When it comes to email triage, company newsletters often get relegated to the end of the line, even among the most highly engaged employees. And, according to Gallup poll figures , 68.5 percent of American workers are “not engaged” or “actively... Read More

Effective due diligence the best medicine for the pharmaceutical industry
Posted on 08-12-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

The pharmaceutical industry has been impacted by globalization more than most. Where there was traditionally a significant difference between the levels of healthcare and well-being between the developed and developing worlds, there has been rapid and... Read More

Sanctions Uncovered – Staying out of the risk zone
Posted on 08-11-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

With the recent burst of OFAC fines issued to businesses, sanctions represent a very real and potentially damaging area for any business trading internationally. Recent cases include the New York Branch of National Bank of Pakistan, who received... Read More

Do you think your pre-M&A due diligence is digging deep enough?
Posted on 08-11-2015 by Ulyana Androsova

It’s a given that before any merger or acquisition, your company conducts due diligence. The question is, are you drilling down to the right information? Financial due diligence is important, of course, but it only scratches the surface. These days... Read More