RapidRatings Blog

22 for '22; Our Predictions for Next Year

FHR Exchange Spotlight: Carroll Communications

Big October; Listed, Mentioned, and Recognized

Is The Adrenaline Enough?

Future-Chain—The Bold Face of Risk Management in Five Years

Even in The Pandemic Era, The Fundamentals Still Matter

Death of the Reactive State

ReAlign: The One-Month Postscript—Video, Takeaways & Program Highlights

Wait, when am I getting my car?

21 for '21; Our Predictions for The New Year

RapidRatings for Sourcing & Category Managers: Where Relationships Begin & End

RapidRatings for Supply Chain Risk Managers: This Moment is Yours (and The Next One Too)

RapidRatings for Procurement Leaders: At The Center of It All

RapidRatings for Suppliers: The World is Depending on You

RapidRatings for CFOs: Modern Soothsaying via Data Transparency & Advanced Analytics

Treasure in Your Chain: Opportunity Between Now and 2021

Three Truths and a Supply Chain Lie

The Hertz Canary; and The Shortened Fuse of Credit Risk Management

State of Supply Chain: Industry-Specific Stress Test

Why You Need to Know Your Supplier’s Cash Conversion Cycle

Why you don’t want to rely on payment scores to make decisions on your suppliers

COVID-19 Supplier Dialogue

COVID-19 Stress Test Analysis

RapidRatings Insights: How Long Will Inventory Last?

REPORT: Guidance on COVID-19 Pandemic Impact

The CECL Project — Deep Divergences Now Revealed

A Winning Outcome: Getting Finance, Procurement, and Supply Chain Working from the Same Playbook

Lessons from IPO Issuer Financial Health & The Private Company Market

Global Supply Chain Risk Reaching New Heights

Solving for Tariffs: 4 Key Considerations for Supply Chain Risk Management

What Global Risk Managers Can Learn from Recent Airline Turbulence

Reading the Tea Leaves: 7 Indications Your Global Supply Chain May Be at Risk

Current Expected Credit Loss (CECL) Opponents Gather Steam in May

CECL Saga Update - FASB Rebuffs the Regional Banks

Supplier Risk Management Best Practices: 6 Characteristics of Top Risk Programs

FASB in the Clinches: Notes on the CECL Public Meeting of 1/28/19

Current Expected Credit Loss: The Pot is Still Stirring

Supplier Relationship Management: Leveraging Financial Health Assessments

5 Ways to Build a Healthy, Resilient Supply Chain: Leveraging Supplier Evaluation Ratings

Brand Resilience in the Lens of Integrated Risk Management Software

Corporate Credit Portfolio Management: Using Financial Health to Mitigate Risk & Understand Industry Trends

3 Strategies to Help Minimize Impact of Supplier Disruption

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

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

Carillion: When One Company's Liquidation Rocks an Entire Industry

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

CECL, Merton Models and Volatility's Threat to ALLL Accuracy

IFRS 9 Reporting Deadline Weeks Away

Community Banks and Their Road to CECL Implementation

Three Unintended Consequences of False Positive Risk Ratings

Congressmen Cautious on CECL Implementation

The Masking Effect of Artificially Low Interest Rates on Supply Chains

OCC Issues Bulletin 2017-21, an FAQ to Supplement Guidance on Third-Party Relationships

Gearing Up for CECL: Summer Events Shed Light on Impending Accounting Standards Update

CECL Prospects Alarm Banks and Galvanize RapidRatings

Culture Shift in Supplier Relationship Management: Three Benefits of Treating Suppliers Like Partners

Default Frequency in 2016 Highest Since 2009, FHR Caught 94%

Begin CECL Planning Now: IFRS 9 May Help Banks to Prepare

Hanjin's Default Raises the Alarm for Just-In-Time Inventory Strategies

Getting Ready for CECL: 3 Steps to Take Now Towards CECL Preparedness

Risk Management: Using Financial Health to Guide Your Way through Ambiguous Times

The 3 Myths of Private Company Financial Analysis: Lessons Learned from the Coates Engineering Group Bankruptcy

Hanjin Default: Global Supply Chains Stuck in a Sea of Uncertainty

How Brazil's Volatility is Affecting Supply Chain Decisions

2016 RapidRatings Half-Year Default Study

Making Progress, Challenges Ahead: Banking & Third-Party Risk Management

5 Lessons Learned from General Motors' Supplier Bankruptcy

Brexit Spurs Risk Reassessment: 5 Factors to Consider When Evaluating UK Companies

The Record-Breaking Bankruptcy in Brazil: Did You See It Coming?

Can You Predict Energy Defaults?

The CECL Revolution in Financial Assets - Update on the FASB Reform

'Tis the Season to Be Worried

The Interest Rate Hike and its Effect on Your Supply Chain