Blue Hill Perspective: Supply Chain and Vendor Risk Convergence?

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Supply chain risk management typically refers to the challenges of maintaining integrity and continuity in complex and changing supply chains. Relationships with third-parties and suppliers also invite an array of legal and regulatory concerns. These risks include controls on the connections or relationships, such as specially designated national and other trade restrictions. Conflict minerals regulations and similar laws create requirements for information that must be tracked through multiple tiers of the supply chain. Other laws go so far as to impose vicarious liability for third-party conduct or regulatory violations, such as Sarbanes-Oxley, HIPAA, or anti-corruption laws.

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About David Houlihan, Esq.

David Houlihan researches enterprise risk management, compliance and policy management, and legal technology. He is an experienced advisor in legal and technology fields with a unique understanding of complex information environments and business legal needs.
Posted on February 17, 2015 by David Houlihan, Esq.