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Risk Advisory Services

Helping you reduce risk when everything seems uncertain.

Scrutiny from industry regulators and pressure from stakeholders to limit risk are unprecedented. At McGladrey, our risk advisory consultants provide customized risk management advice to the C-suite and boards of directors. Our services are designed to support your strategic goals, helping you:

  • Anticipate and meet evolving risk and regulatory compliance requirements
  • Add value to operating and compliance processes
  • Maintain the security of your most valuable information assets

Our risk advisory services combine in-depth industry experience, a collaborative, risk-based approach and flexible options — all designed to minimize risk without stifling legitimate growth opportunities.

Most Popular Insights

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Measuring and reporting operational process risk

Learn how effectively managing process operational risk at the first line of defense can increase your business value and manage compliance demands.

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What mortgage servicing rules apply to me?

Some mortgage servicers hope exemptions will keep them off the radar screen of new regulations. In the short run, maybe. In the long run, it is unlikely.

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ZIP code data collection suits: A growing litigation trend

Some states have laws that restrict merchant collection of personal identification information at the point of sale. Learn more.

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Risk management requirements and ORSA: are you ready?

ORSA will require an ERM overhaul for many insurers. Are you ready?

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The Heartbleed Bug may be compromising your protected data

Heartbleed is a vulnerability in the open-source cryptography library, OpenSSL. Heartbleed gives attackers the opportunity to exploit and potentially read the memory of a server or client.

OCC guidance offers banks a good model for choosing consultants

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OCC guidance offers banks a good model for choosing consultants

The OCC's recent guidance on independent consultants can be used in a broader sense to ensure banks select a consultant that can stand up to scrutiny

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Implementing cash controls to discourage theft and fraud

Any government organization that handles cash must implement strong controls to avoid becoming a victim of fraud and misappropriation of funds.

Managing information security risk

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Managing information security risk

While many manufacturers and distributors feel there is little risk to sensitive corporate information being obtained by hackers, there is a rising tide of threats to information security. If not addressed thoroughly, malicious software attacks can put a company’s reputation, capital reserves and even its very survival at risk.

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Addressing your retail data risks

Webcast explores how and where hackers can attack retailers, data types that are at risk, as well as steps to take to prevent attacks.

PERSPECTIVE

Becoming the “nimble organization”

The lower a company’s fixed costs, the more agile it can be in good times as well as downturns.

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Maximizing royalty revenue: Current trends in royalty contract reviews

Royalties are commonly underreported in complex licensing and intellectual property contracts. Learn how to receive the funds you are entitled to.

CFPB changes present big challenges for mortgage servicers

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CFPB changes present big challenges for mortgage servicers

Mortgage servicers must comply with extensive new rules issued by the CFPB. The scope of these changes will require new policies and procedures, system changes, and more.

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PCI DSS version 3.0: How will it impact your organization?

Learn how PCI DSS guidelines have been amended to reflect emerging threats and new technologies, and how changes may affect your business processes.

CASE STUDY

Relationships, internal audit outsourcing support Snyder’s-Lance’s success

McGladrey’s internal audit outsourcing and responsiveness build strong relationships, improve controls and help position Snyder’s-Lance for growth.

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Managing cloud risks with service organization controls

Service organization controls (SOC) reports can help to determine if potential cloud providers can meet or exceed your safety and privacy demands.

One size does not fit all: Scaling internal audit to fit your company

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One size does not fit all: Scaling internal audit to fit your company

Internal audit is a flexible function and does not have to fit the traditional mold. Learn how proper scaling adds value to your control environment.

Enterprise risk management for consumer products companies

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Enterprise risk management for consumer products companies

A thorough risk management strategy is imperative to the success of consumer products companies. Learn how to implement a comprehensive ERM strategy to address risk and drive awareness throughout the organization.

Cloud risks: Striking a balance between savings and security

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Cloud risks: Striking a balance between savings and security

Migrating to the cloud can significantly reduce infrastructure, staffing and software expenses, but organizations also must be aware of potential regulatory, security and privacy risks.

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NASDAQ withdraws proposed rule change requiring listed companies to have an internal audit function

Update: According to the Nasdaq OMX Group, NASDAQ has decided to withdraw its proposal to require listed companies to have an internal audit function

Global Corruption Law Compliance Report

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Global Corruption Law Compliance Report

Learn how peers are managing these risks, and best practices to help ensure your business remains compliant amid increased FCPA and U.K. Bribery Act enforcement.

AUDIOCAST

Cyber security: How companies can protect themselves from hackers

Listen to this audiocast on The Wall Street Journal Radio Network on the importance of understanding why your company is being targeted.

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