RapidRatings Blog

3 Strategies to Help Minimize Impact of Supplier Disruption

June 29,2018

What to do before, during, and after a supplier disruption

A catastrophic fire at the facilities of Meridian Magnesium Products of America, the world's largest producer of magnesium components...

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Can your Supply Chain Withstand Mother Nature’s Next Move?

June 06,2018

 Using Financial Health to Understand and Prioritize Risk Hotspots

With the rise of disruptive incidents from cyber-attacks, to natural disasters, to geopolitical uncertainty, it’s no wonder that...

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CECL & Community Banks - Why the Effective Deadline Is Nearer Than You Think

April 25,2018

The Headline Dates for CECL

When FASB released its Accounting Standards Update 2016-13 – Measurement of Credit Losses on Financial Instruments –  in June of that year many in the banking...

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Carillion: Could One Company's Liquidation Rock an Entire Industry?

April 09,2018

Since Carillion PLC’s unexpected liquidation in mid-January, fallout from the news has rattled Britain’s construction industry and put the hundreds of companies that worked with Carillion at risk....

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CECL Has SEC Chairman's Support - Why wait to prepare?

February 27,2018

Last fall opponents of CECL (Current Expected Credit Loss) made one of their most strenuous efforts yet to derail the FASB initiative (ASU 2016-13 Financial Instruments – Credit Losses). They...

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