Provider Relief Fund — Post-Payment Reporting Requirements

On September 19, 2020, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released a notice related to post-payment reporting requirements for Provider Relief Fund (PRF) recipients who received payments of...

High Stakes: Evolving Trade Rules Require Solid Third-Party Risk Management

Of all the difficulties that the coronavirus pandemic has imposed on U.S. organizations, replacing offshore suppliers and vendors that have temporarily or permanently closed their doors ranks high on the list...

Hard Times Bring Out the Best in People – Well, Not Always

Thankfully, the stories we have all heard about the selfless acts of so many people, from front-line workers to caring neighbors, during the pandemic greatly outweigh the reports about people who have sought...

Counting on Cycle Counts? A Re-Think May Be in Order

As anyone involved with inventory knows, cycle counts are a great way to stay on top of inventory throughout the year without the disruption and extensive cost of the annual physical count. By simply counting...

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As Regulators Boost Market Surveillance Capabilities, Firms Should Enhance Self-Monitoring to Reduce Trading Violations

Regulatory fines in any industry are not new. For as long as there have been regulations, hefty fines have served as the clearest and most concise method for regulators to publicly rebuke corporate offenders and wrongdoers. Over the last decade, the...

Proposed Rule for Drug Enforcement Administration Theft Reporting

On Wednesday, July 29, 2020, the U.S. Department of Justice’s Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) proposed a new rule that clarifies that the submission of DEA Form 106 (Report of Theft or Loss of Controlled Substances) shall be submitted...

Understanding Spend Is Key to Building Business Resilience in the New Normal

Spend analysis is frequently identified as a critical procurement capability. Yet surprisingly, few  organizations actually conduct this activity on a thorough or regular basis. Many organizations think of spend analysis as necessary only when...

A Tale of Two Crises — Hurricane Preparedness in the Midst of COVID-19

Oil and gas (O&G) organizations have been drastically affected by COVID-19 amid the impacts to the economy, including constrained demand for all O&G products and the necessity of changing business structures and having employees work...