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Working Within a Complex System

Aaron Dignan, in an excerpt from his book Brave New Work on ‘Changing Organisational Mindset’ explains the difference between complicated and complex by comparing it to the difference between a car and traffic[1]. Everything about a car has been worked out by scientists and engineers and how it moves is predictable. We can’t predict precisely how traffic will move despite our best modelling efforts.

Dignan explains that complex systems are more about ‘relationships and interactions among their c

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NEW: NAVEX Global’s Definitive Guide to
Ethics and Compliance Programmes

An effective ethics and compliance programme is critical to running a productive, reputable and successful business – especially in today’s rapidly-changing environment.

But how can you be sure that your programme meets best practice, has considered al

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NAVEX Global

2020 Regional Whistleblowing Benchmark Webinar
Preview the 2020 European & APAC report

Webinar: Thursday 8th October // 3pm BST, 4pm CEST

Join NAVEX Global to preview the new 2020 report* to get a regional comparison of the latest whistleblowing trends, enabling your organisation to more accurately benchmark its own whistleblowing hotline programme.

Discover the late

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Risk Management courses

Hello Global Risk Community member,

Don't miss out on critical training. Following positive feedback from clients, IFF Training are running all their remaining 2020 courses in a virtual classroom. The courses will be delivered as blended online programmes, involving a variety of learning materials and delivery methods, comprising on-demand learning which is complemented with live learning - all from the same expert practitioners that run the traditional face-to-face training.

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New 2020 Gartner Report Evaluates IT Vendor Risk Management Solutions

The 2020 Gartner Magic Quadrant for IT Vendor Risk Management Tools is now available. This report evaluates 23 solutions within the IT Vendor Risk Management (VRM) landscape, based on each vendor’s completeness of vision and ability to execute. This report can be utilized as a resource in the IT VRM software solution decision-making process to better understand the Vendor Risk Management landscape.


See whi

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NAVEX Global

NEW: Third-Party Risk Toolkit
What Your Board Needs to Know

In recent weeks, at least one high-profile company has been rocked by a plummeting share price, reputational damage and a possible criminal investigation – all due to the alleged actions of one of its suppliers.

In the current environment, many organisations are rapidly onboa

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Third-Party Risk Management

Vendor Risk Management

ProcessUnity Vendor Risk

Management Demonstration

Vendor Risk Management programs aren't perfect. In our daily discussions with risk and compliance professionals like you, we find there's always an opportunity to streamline a process and make it more effective.

Where does your program need to improve? Onboarding? Due diligence? A

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Over the last two weeks, we have been exploring the challenges that COVID19 continues to deliver to risk managers, particularly with respect to scenario analysis construction.  We would be glad for feedback from this community on whether the content is helpful.

We have looked at the Twin Data Deficits created by emergency regulatory policies that change key policy definitions and delay regulatory reporting...and we discussed Why Data Deficits Matter

Spoiler alert:  data deficits matter because m

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Training delivered by experts, 100% online.
Dear Global Risk Community member,
As we all adapt to a new way of working, we must continue to invest in training.  Failing to re-skill and up-skill will be costly in the long-run and will impact on performance, risk exposure and morale. 

We have a well established portfolio of distance learning courses developed by the same expert practitioners that run our face-to-face courses and in partnership with

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NAVEX Global

 2020 Risk & Compliance
Hotline Benchmark Report

Benchmark Your Whistleblower Hotline & Incident Management Program

A steady cadence of analysis and benchmarking of hotline data helps organizations answer crucial questions about their risk and compliance program including:

  • Does our culture support employees who raise concerns?
  • Are our investigations thorough and effective?
  • Do we need more training or updated policies?
  • Do employees know about our reporting channels?

Tracking internal

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 Dear Global Risk Community member


Save the date on May 14 for our upcoming Master Class on Conflicts of Interest, and hear from leading COI experts Jeff Kaplan and Rebecca Walker, partners of Kaplan & Walker LLP. Get access to 2.5 hours of webinar learning and exclusive resources developed for participants.

Create a Sustainable COI Risk Management Program

Not all conflicts are quantifiable and many may only exist in perception or potentials. This leaves a near infinite number of risk va

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The COVID19 Report

delivered daily | complimentary first month free | powered by patented technology www.policyscope.io


Summary:  Fiscal policy gridlock in the United States (over the Paycheck Protection Program) and the European Union (over joint bond issuance) placed central banks at center stage again at the start of the holiday weekend.  Overnight moves visible on our PolicyScope platform were mostly minor, trend-consistent actions associated with regulatory relief and delay that deliver steal

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NAVEX Global

EU Whistleblower Protection Directive: 6 Key Actions You Need to Take Now

Hello Global Risk Community member,

The EU Whistleblower Protection Directive will be implemented in 2021. Its impact will be far-reaching, as all public and private sector organisations with 50+ employees will be affected.

With the deadline fast approaching, our article identifies the 6 key steps your organisation should take now to prepare for - and comply with - the new Directive.


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Dear Global Risk Community member,

A mature Internal Control program shouldn’t be solely looking at financial and IT controls but should include enterprise and operational risks too. The challenge is HOW to put this interconnection efficiently into action across your organization and WHERE to start first.

Join this webinar from SAI Global in which GRC Pundit, Michael Rasmussen and SAI Global

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New Gartner Report Evaluates IT Vendor Risk Management Solutions

The 2019 IT Vendor Risk Management Magic Quadrant report is now available. This report evaluates 16 solutions within the IT Vendor Risk Management (VRM) landscape, based on each vendor’s completeness of vision and ability to execute. This report can be utilized as a resource in the IT VRM software solution decision-making process to better understand the Vendor Risk Management landscape.


See which vendors wer

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Best Practices in Subsidiary Management

Dear Global Risk Community Member,


The world of regulation and industry requirements seems to be in a constant state of flux. As scandals rock the world, and as governments change and get tougher, those responsible for subsidiary governance struggle to keep track and manage risk.

Even the most experienced and confident of legal operations and risk professionals can struggle with this, however, turning to subsidiary governance best practices can help give you some peace of mind that your own 

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Modern Governance 101: Using Boardroom Intelligence to Stay Abreast of the Stakeholder Landscape 
 November 25, 2019

Speaker: Dottie Schindlinger, Kerie Kerstetter 

Dear Global Risk Comunity member,

Join us for our upcoming webinar, where we'll dig deeper into the results of the study and explore the implications for boards navigating a shifting stakeholder landscape.

The Diligent Institute partnered with Stanford's Rock Center for Corporate Gover

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                            A Message From Our Partner
2019 Ethics & Compliance Virtual Conference

You’re invited to join (for free) the 8th annual Ethics & Compliance Virtual Conference!

Mark your calendar for the sessions that interest you most, then listen to the rest of the event on-demand. For the first time, the conference is hosting a dedicated track on integrated risk management to help you streamline processes and holistically treat

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This is just a quick reminder to share with you about the VIP invitation to the 
Mastering Operational Risk Course  http://globalriskacademy.com/courses/orm

We've got many questions about this course so I wanted to answer them here before we run out of the 100 licenses limit for the RISKID tool for this year.  

Q: “Does this course include only theory?”

A: Absolutely not. You will learn many practical skills which you can apply immediately, for example, on how to conduct RCSA or Risk Self As

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NAVEX Global

Toolkit: Best Practices for Vendor Risk Profiling

Too often, vendor red flags fall through the cracks and open your organization to unknown risk. Arm yourself with a strong defense by having a vendor risk management program built on best practices and regulatory guidance.

Download the toolkit to learn:

  • Factors to consider when setting up new vendors
  • How to determine when to do additional reviews or when to walk away
  • Appropriate ways to handle potentially “high-risk” third parties 
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