Bankers rely on cash flow as the primary source of repayment, but collateral and guarantors offer the plan B solution to repayment when Plan A’s cash flow doesn’t work. We know we cannot liquidate collateral and call on the guarantors until the borrower has defaulted, and that default puts an extra burden on the Plan B sources because their value is unlikely to be the same as they were at the inception of t..
FDA conducts establishment inspections to determine a firm’s conformance to applicable regulatory requirements. Inspections vary based on the type of product you make or plan to make. FDA prioritizes domestic and foreign inspection assignments based on three factors. However, with the current public health crisis with COVID-19, FDA is overwhelmed with work at this time, so it will likely rely on new approac..
In this webinar, you will learn practical tips for complying with the new guidelines for this complex area of accounting and reporting. Upon course completion, you will be able to analyze typical transactions to recognize their lease characteristics and account for and report them in compliance with the new rules.Since FAS #13 was released in November of 1976, lease accounting has been very stable..
Providing safe and effective medical devices is in the best interests of all those involved in the development, manufacturing, testing, and distribution of these products. One of the largest current threats to these devices working safely and effectively is cyberattacks that can wreak havoc on code and device functionality. Preventing these attacks by identifying sources of threats and rooting t..
It is of utmost importance for a financial institution to have a trained, skilled, and qualified AML team. This the webinar will help you understand why this team is important, how you can recruit and train the team, how you can keep the team at your the institution, and how the team can assist your institution with AML compliance.One of the four pillars required of a the financial institution i..
You operate your nonprofit to have an impact on its mission. Everyone interested in your mission wants to know how much of an impact you make, so they are waiting actively for you to tell them about it. The most powerful vehicle for conveying this information, after your website of course, is your annual report. In this webinar, you will learn how to craft an annual report that educates, inspires, and motiv..
The Millennial generation is a force to be reckoned with. They are talented, innovative, entrepreneurial, and creative. They are also highly mobile and prone to job-hopping. Retaining top talent is a key business imperative and old strategies are no longer effective.More than 60% of Millennials leave their company in less than three years and their turnover is greater than any other generation. In addition,..
It has been said that people are your greatest resource – and it’s true. Great organizations are made up of great people. It is also true, however, that:One non-performer can lower the standards of performance for everyoneOne bad actor can affect the morale of those around himOne disruptive character can make life miserable for those who work with her and especially for youWho takes up more of your time..
Before you start any journey you need to be certain of your “starting point” and then plan the best route to reach your destination. We will discuss basic behaviors and styles of leadership so you can figure out where you fit now. Then we will explore the necessary characteristics for becoming a great leader.Next, we will examine exactly how we become the way we are now, why we act the way we do, and how we..
It is a violation of Federal immigration law for any employer to knowingly hire employees who are not authorized to work in the United States. The Federal Form I-9: Employment Eligibility Verification, is used by employers as a record of their basis for determining the eligibility of an employee to work in the U.S. The form is maintained by the employer and made available upon request for inspection by offi..
State and local governments are increasingly adopting laws and regulations that prohibit employers from requesting salary history information from job applicants. The laws are aimed at ending the cycle of pay discrimination and some go further than merely banning pay history questions. A few also prohibit an employer from relying on an applicant's pay history to set compensation if discovered or volunteered..
Is coronavirus compensable under WC? The answer to that question is “maybe.” While WC laws provide compensation for “occupational diseases” that arise out of and in the course of employment, many state statutes exclude “ordinary diseases of life” (e.g., the common cold or flu). There are occupational groups that arguably would have a higher probability of exposure such as healthcare workers. However, even i..
Successful business continuity planningInvolves the entire organization Requires clear and consistent communication Encompasses how employees will communicate, where they will go and how they will keep doing their jobsPrepares the organization for disruptive eventsWhy is BCP Important? 61% of companies surveyed had to invoke their BCP 43% had to invoke it more than onceKey Causes: Natural Disaster, Power Ou..
The evolution of application architecture resulted in many architecture patterns from layered into fully distributed. Segmented architecture is something industry adopted as an intermediary level in that journey. Nature of the systems, organizational policies, methodologies, and how the application development teams operate, forcing the architects to use multiple architecture styles when designing systems a..
Mediation is not new. Mediation was employed in ancient India as well as in the Islamic world. In more recent times mediation has been widely adopted in the U.S. construction industry as a form of Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR). Mediation is often employed when construction claims negotiations fail to reach a resolution in lieu of arbitration or litigation. The webinar discusses mediation as a process..