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Vendor Management 2016 Review

Dec 21, 2016 by Branan Cooper

2016 – the year of third party risk and cybersecurity. As 2016 winds down, we should look back and think about what we’ve seen this year. There have been many extraordinary events in the world of vendor management. Let's take a look at some examples.

Here are some highlights...



Regardless of your views on political conditions in the US, this has been a year of amazing challenges, new controversies and old standards put to the test.

As we move into 2017, I hope we can do so in a spirit of optimism, renewed vision and a determination to make significant progress in vendor management and financial services compliance.

Make progress in 2017 within your financial institution's vendor management program...utilize our infographics, eBooks and guides in our Resources Library to help! 

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Branan Cooper

Written by Branan Cooper

Branan has nearly 30 years of experience in the financial services industry with a focus on the management of operational and regulatory processes and controls—most notably in the area of third party risk and operational compliance. Branan also serves as an industry thought leader. He's a member of InfraGard and the Professional Risk Management Industry Association (PRMIA). And, he was selected in 2018 as an advisor to the Center for Financial Professionals (CEFPro) and board member for the Global Sourcing Resource Network (GSRN).

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