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

January 28,2019

FASB just held its long-awaited public meeting on CECL. Contrary to the expectations of many, it was not a heated procession of opponents arguing against CECL from all sides. Rather, it was a...

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Current Expected Credit Loss: The Pot is Still Stirring

January 16,2019

The banking industry and its allies in Congress have been outspoken in their fierce opposition to CECL since the broad outlines became clear, well ahead of FASB’s formal promulgation – its...

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

April 09,2018

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

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