January 2nd, 2015

Speaking Engagements

February 06th 2015, San Francisco Bay Area IODD Open House and Introductions http://www.international-due-diligence.org February 19th – 20th, Luxembourg FATCA www.interfima.org March 11th – 12th, New York City Anti-Money Laundering / […]

January 1st, 2015

Banks Required To Rely Less on Ratings Agencies

Banks Required To Rely Less on Ratings Agencies Since 2010, the ECB has been trying to break banks reliance upon credit rating agencies. In 2011 Jean-Claude Trichet ranted and raved […]

January 1st, 2015

Spying On Start Ups

Spying On Start Ups If you want to get an idea of what a competitor is doing, start with their web page and internet presence. Check the pages for the […]

January 1st, 2015

The Use and Abuse of Drones

The Use and Abuse of Drones They are here and like any weapon, they can be used by you and against you. The old Dirty Harry movie, the “Dead Pool”, […]

January 1st, 2015

Green Cars Are Not That Green

Green Cars Are Not That Green I was asked by one of my daughters “How much better is an electric vehicle over a gas engine? Dad what is your favorite […]

January 1st, 2015

Background Checks

Background Checks The IDDO – The International Due Diligence Organization was launched last month and almost immediately had several people requesting a spot to speak at our launch event in […]

January 1st, 2015

178 Billion in Fines

178 Billion in Fines 2014 has set a record for fines. According to an article in the Bank Rate 2014 has been the most expensive year on records for fines […]

January 1st, 2015

New Rental Cars

New Rental Cars I recently rented several different cars in several US cities and I came to the sound conclusion – I detest them – I detest them all. Speaking […]

December 1st, 2014

Due Diligence Failures

Due Diligence Failures The most dramatic example of a failure to date has been the BNP Paribas debacle. The due diligence was good but management overloads what they were told. […]

December 1st, 2014

OPSEC best practice

OPSEC Best Practice By John McCarthy, CCP and OPSEC President When conducting OPSEC assessments and surveys for Department of Defense (DoD) and other Government acquisition programs include Supply Chain Risk […]