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Regulatory and Compliance
Regulatory and Compliance
Regulatory compliance covers the requirements for ensuring products and their associated materials comply with both external and internal rules and regulations. It covers regulatory and requirement...
 

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Important Sarbanes-Oxley Act Mandates and What They Mean for Supply Chain Management
Two sections of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) have major implications for supply chain management. Yet enterprises can meet the challenges created by SOX more

sec regulation  agreements and supplier relationships. Section 409 is to make sure that in case of supply disruption, there is a process in place to report the financial impact of the disruption on a timely basis, if of material nature. An SAS 70 Type II Report may also need to be included within the outsourcing proposal request. For those not familiar with the report, SAS 70 is an auditing standard designed by the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) to enable an independent auditor to evaluate

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Discrete Enterprise Resource Planning (Discrete ERP) RFI / RFP Template

Financials, Human Resources, Manufacturing Management, Inventory Management, Purchasing Management, Quality Management, Sales Management, Product Technology Get this template

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What Small Businesses Need to Know in Today’s Regulatory Environment


Today, entrepreneurs running small-to-medium sized businesses face daunting tasks that just a few years ago were not existent. The complexities of the business world have created new risks, a myriad of regulations, and complex reporting requirements that can overwhelm any organization. Owners and managers of all enterprises, even smaller private businesses, need to be cognizant of both the spirit and the letter of the law. How does a smaller organization, with limited resources, cope with all of this? How do they stay abreast of the additional changes that are on the way? In this guide, Pete Russo of the Entrepreneurial Management Institute at the Boston University School of Management outlines the pitfalls and steps, but also looks at effective solutions for private companies.

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Records Management Becoming More Important Due to Compliance Regulations


Electronic media and corporate governance have complicated records management for enterprises. Properly defining information as corporate records and using a record management system can help enterprises meet regulatory compliance and reduce liability.

sec regulation  meets legal compliance. The second part involves technical documentation describing what procedures personnel should follow to ensure compliance. Organizations implementing this standard must be aware that ISO is only one approach. They must also take local and national compliance and regulations into consideration, which have been put in place because organizations increasingly rely on electronic documentation, yet, lack solid processes to manage these documents as corporate records. Organizations must Read More

Why Privately Held Manufacturers Should Implement IFRS-ready ERP Solutions


While regulatory requirements to adopt International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) may be a concern for publically traded companies only, there are plenty of reasons why privately held entities will want to prepare to adopt IFRS as well.

sec regulation  Commissioners (NAIC) Statutory reporting; SEC accounting and filing; internal auditing; implementation and compliance with Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX) of 2002; initial public offerings; performing due diligence procedures and accounting for acquisitions; reinsurance and transfer evaluations of risk; mutual company demutualization; US insurance regulatory examinations; rating agency presentations and tax planning; and IFRS. Christine is a University of Wisconsin Executive MBA guest Read More

ERP for Green Supply Chain Management in Manufacturing


Manufacturers are facing pressure from regulators and customers to document their impact on the environment, including not only the simple carbon footprint, but other gas emissions, discharges to waterways, landfills, and product life cycle impacts. How can enterprise software help?

sec regulation  February of 2010, the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issued guidance requiring publicly-held companies to disclose their environmental liabilities that could become problematic if cap and trade regulation came into effect. The concern for sustainability of public companies from an investor perspective is not driven by altruism, but rather by a need to increase the degree of transparency and visibility of potential risks and liabilities that could harm long-term returns. While manufacturers can Read More

Microsoft Joins XML Specification Committee for Financials


Microsoft (NASDAQ: MFST) has joined the Extensible Business Reporting Language (XBRL) committee to help launch an XML-based standard for translating financial reports between applications. Formerly known as the Extensible Financial Reporting Markup Language (XFRML), the language should allow companies to use the Internet to exchange financial reports.

sec regulation  filing document with the SEC, a raw XML file, or other specialized reporting format such as a credit report or loan document. Market Impact Anytime Microsoft joins a standards committee, significant acceptance in the user community is ensured. However, customers should be wary of Microsoft's tendency to make proprietary extensions to the standards to create barriers to entry to other vendors. XML is providing a number of methods to facilitate vertical applications to customers, and the Object Management Read More

Who’s Who? Sorting Out the e-Logistics Players Part 1: The Situation


Sure, you’ve sold it, but now you have to ship and deliver it: E-commerce comes to transportation and logistics. This article outlines some of the latest developments in this fast-moving field, and provides some background and context to help companies better understand the alternatives available to them today.

sec regulation  the Submit Order button,. Second the size of those orders and shipments is decreasing, leading to more and more total activity and resources needed to handle all those individual orders. As with transportation, e-commerce should especially be able to help small and medium sized businesses to develop relationships with the diverse set of warehouse providers that they need to handle their products for customers all across the country. This concludes Part One of a three-part article e-Logistics. Part Two Read More

Telco Charged with Trickery on Technology


Bell Atlantic is charged with failing to fulfill promises to bring DSL and other high-speed Internet access to the home.

sec regulation  Charged with Trickery on Technology Event Summary Bell Atlantic has been charged with overcharging Massachusetts customers by more than $1 billion over the past four years. The charges are made by a telecommunications analyst, Bruce A. Kushnick, and Peter J. Brennan, formerly co-chair of a White House Roundtable for Telephone Information Services and an expert in telecommunications marketing and policy. The complaint, filed with the state's Department of Telecommunications and Energy (DTE), alleges Read More

@Home Scans Own Customers


@Home has been scanning their own customers to see if they are running news or webservers. If you're one of their spam happy customers, cut it out. If you've been a past victim of spam coming through their networks, hopefully some good will come out of this.

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Buyer's Guide to Enterprise Storage Resources


Organizations of all sizes face similar challenges when managing storage—not enough capacity or protection. Help has arrived with Internet small computer system interface storage area networks (iSCSI SANs)—and they're steadily gaining momentum. With iSCSI SANs, businesses can effectively manage their storage needs, while lowering costs and increasing security. Find out why many industry leaders are choosing iSCSI today.

sec regulation  And Storage , Storage Sector , Data Storage Resource Guide , Guide for Storage Resource Manager , Distributed Energy Resources Guide , Evidence Storage , Handling Resource Guide , Guide to Storage Resource Management , Data Storage For The Enterprise , Storage Resource Management Technologies , Step-by-Step Guide for Storage Resource . Organizations of all sizes are faced with the same challenges when it comes to managing their storage ' not enough capacity, a need for more ei cient protection, and many Read More

Are You Considering Distribution Software?


Distribution organizations play a key role between the manufacturers and retailers. Being the middle organization between a manufacturer and a retailer, a distribution center (DC) needs to have a robust operation and accurate information for delivering products and services to its customers.In the past, DCs focused primarily on selecting a strategic location in order to be as close to

sec regulation  of data, its integrity, security, and sharing among trading partners (i.e., manufacturers, suppliers, distributors, and retailers). It is crucial to have accurate upstream and downstream communication among the distribution center partners to fulfill orders and shipments. There are many types of distribution software based on industry, vertical market segments, and specific to regulations and compliance. The main problem DCs are facing is finding software which can meet their unique requirements and one Read More

Implications and Attitudes As the Andersen's Split under the ICC Ruling: Consulting To Go for a Name Change


Andersen Consulting has had a running battle with Arthur Andersen and Andersen Worldwide over Arthur Andersen's encroachment on the management and technology consulting firm's space. The win on August 7 releases Andersen Consulting from all its obligations, turning it into an independent company, with the slight stipulation of a name change.

sec regulation  internal divisions after the SEC ruled on findings that PwC employees had investments in their client businesses. Arthur Andersen may have some explaining to do with the SEC as to how it intends to operate its arms independently. It seems Arthur Andersen partners don't get the difference nor understand today's business models - i.e., having a technology-partner where you need one and sticking to your core business where you are good. Over the years Arthur Andersen has attempted to obtain skill sets Read More

Attributes of Sarbanes-Oxley Tool Sets Part Two: Information and Communication, Monitoring, and Startup Tips


An earlier article, Audit Considerations for Enterprise Software Implementations, included a brief discussion of the use of computer-based tool sets and repositories to facilitate compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act (SOX). Here we examine this issue in more detail. Of particular interest are the key characteristics that you should look for when selecting such tool sets. Read on to see how these tool sets can assist your company in meeting the new audit challenges facing corporate America.

sec regulation  public comment. Furthermore, the SEC points out in its final rule that the COSO Internal Control—Integrated Framework, which is depicted in the three-dimensional diagram to the right, satisfies this requirement. Accordingly, the majority of organizations have adopted this framework as the basis for compliance with Section 404 of SOX, namely Management Assessment of Internal Controls. When evaluating SOX tool sets, doesn't it make sense to determine how well the proposed software satisfies critical Read More

Food Safety, Government Regulations, and Brand Protection


Many food companies are investing significant funds in building awareness for their brands in the market, which can pay off amply in competitive, commodity markets. One highly publicized recall, however, can turn an established brand asset into a liability.

sec regulation  to table, covering all sectors of the food chain, including feed production, primary production, food processing, storage, transport, and retail sale. This clearly indicates that food safety concerns impact all members of the food supply chain. The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) set forth the basic conditions for safeguarding food in EC Regulation EC/178/2002 (see http://europa.eu.int/eur-lex/pri/en/oj/dat/2002/l_031/l_03120020201en00010024.pdf ). Article 18 of the regulation specifies that the Read More

Navigating Global Trade Waters


Vastera has gradually migrated to become more of a services company than a mere enterprise software provider. Over the last few years it has grown its global trade know-how, consulting practice, and managed services division.

sec regulation  service gives exporters a secure and easy-to-implement method of directly filing export declarations, while the new document repository capability provides improved management of electronic images of shipping documents. Finally, Exporter 7.5 features enhanced Canadian export compliance capabilities, and improved processes for export declaration generation and encryption report submission. TradeSphere Importer 3.3 This module provides entry management capabilities to an importer before, during, and after Read More