Archive - December 2017

Avoiding “IoT Inertia” in the Oil and Gas Sector Requires an IoT Strategy

To understand how the practical application of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies can potentially transform traditional operations and create value for businesses, just look to the oil and gas sector. Digitalization of oil fields began in the...

Five Years Later, the FCPA Resource Guide Is Still the Go-To Blueprint for Anti-Corruption Compliance

On November 14, 2012, the Department of Justice (DOJ) Criminal Division and the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Enforcement Division published A Resource Guide to the U.S. Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (the FCPA Resource Guide or the Guide)...

Drastic Measures in the Oil Patch Helped Survival – But Can They Translate into a Sustainable Cost Management Program?

The oil bust, which began shortly after prices peaked at nearly $108 per barrel in June 2014, has pummeled U.S. producers. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, oil and gas production jobs declined 26 percent and rig count plunged...

Digitalization Expands Audit Scope Into New Territory

Organizations across industries are racing to migrate analog approaches to customers, products, services and operating models to an always-on, real-time and information-rich digital business model. Using technology and digital advances, such as...

Wealth 2022: Wealth and Asset Management Firms Need to Get the Trust Equation Right When Going Digital

Fintech companies have had great success in the lending sector of the financial services industry because customers are more comfortable with being in control when borrowing money than when they are handing over their own money. This fact leads to a...