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Failed Risk Controls – The Wells Fargo Saga, Part Two

Published on April 17, 2017 By | Posted in: Blog, Board of Directors, Tone at the Top, Wells Fargo

By: Bob Jones, Senior Advisor, The Santa Fe Group, Shared Assessments Program and Gary Roboff, Senior Advisor, The Santa Fe Group, Shared Assessments Program. The Sales Practices Report released by the Board of Wells Fargo on April 10th provides an extraordinary behind the scenes look at the breakdown of risk control processes at one of […]

Tone At The Top: Culture Counts — The Wells Fargo Saga

Published on October 31, 2016 By | Posted in: Blog, Board of Directors, Huffington Post, Tone at the Top, Wells Fargo

“Tone at the Top” has become an often-quoted mantra in business circles but it appears to have shed a rather dim light when evidenced by the continuing saga at Wells Fargo. In a nutshell – in case you haven’t followed the recent news reports – the San Francisco-based bank recently fired over five thousand employees […]

It Takes In-Tune Tone at the Top to Shape an Effective Risk Management Culture

Published on March 29, 2016 By | Posted in: Blog, Board of Directors, Newsletter, Risk, Risk Management, Tone at the Top

Good risk management is heavily process-dependent and without risk-focused leadership that enables effective structure and process security and operational risk activities may remain suboptimal. Shared Assessments developed In-Tune Tone at the Top in direct response to the increasingly disturbing financial, reputational, legal and regulatory consequences that, in part, arise from insufficient Board and C-Suite engagement […]

Do Certain Companies Need A Security Committee?

Published on October 14, 2015 By | Posted in: Board of Directors, Cyber Risk, Cybersecurity, Security Committee

The Santa Fe Group, Chairman and CEO Catherine A. Allen, joins TK Kerstetter, host of “Inside America’s Boardrooms,” to discuss… Do Certain Companies Need A Security Committee? Episode Summary It makes sense that certain industries might get more attention with respect to the sensitivity of their data or their cyber risk impact on national security. […]

The Board’s Role in Managing Third-Party Relationships

Published on February 5, 2015 By | Posted in: Board of Directors, Third Party Risk, Third Party Risk Management

Catherine A. Allen, Chairman and CEO, The Santa Fe Group, sat down with Erica Salmon Byrne, NYSE This Week in the Boardroom, to discuss the impact third parties can have on overall organizational brand and reputation. In addition, Catherine discussed the board’s role in third-party risk assessment.

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