Vendor & Third Party Risk EMEA

3rd Annual

Vendor & Third Party Risk EMEA

Reviewing evolving vendor and third party risk processes and best practices for effective management, oversight and compliance

Taking Place 13-14 Jun 2018, at Grange City Hotel, 8-14 Cooper’s Row, London, EC3N 2BQ

Key Topics of 2017

Global Regulation
Reviewing global regulatory scrutiny and varying interpretations across jurisdictions

Due Diligence
Best practice for oversight and control of supply chain from pitch to termination

Data Protection
Overview of GDPR regulation and ensuring data security across the supply chain

Cyber Security
The cyber security landscape and how to ensure resilience when overseeing vendor security practices

Risk Assessment
Building out an effective end-to-end risk assessment framework

Third Parties Beyond Vendors
Oversight and control of non-traditional vendors

Modern Slavery Act
First year submissions and ensuring year-on-year compliance

Vendor Assessments
Building out an industry wide utility to increase efficiency

The Future of Outsourcing
Industry progression and impact of technological advances

Find our Vendor Risk thought-leadership articles here. These articles feed from our much larger Risk Insights section of our website which provides you with thought-leadership, white papers, articles and more across risk and regulation.

12th July 2017

The complete guide to building your vendor risk management program

5th June 2017

Data protection and security through improved risk assessments and monitoring approaches

24th May 2017

Building a full end-to-end risk assessment framework from procurement to termination for on-going monitoring

16th May 2017

Keeping third party risk first on the cyber risk list

11th May 2017

Effectively monitoring the supply chain for better understanding of risks and oversight

10th May 2017

Maintaining effective oversight and control of the entire supply chain to ensure standards and policies are met

5th May 2017

The advantages and disadvantages of building industry wide utilities for a collaborative, cost and time efficient approach

3rd May 2017

The EU GDPR & Third Party Risk

23rd March 2017

Maintaining level of quality and service delivery across the life of contract

23rd March 2017

The Future of vendor and third party outsourcing

13th March 2017

Third Party Risk Management of Affiliates

1st March 2017

Preparation for the GDPR and effective management of third parties beyond vendors

5th January 2017

The development of third party risk management practices

9th May 2016

TPRM landscape is poised for coordinated standardisation of assessment processes

5th May 2016

Third party risk management towards a pragmatic approach

6th April 2016

Reviewing Europe’s Vendor and Third Party Risk Landscape

The Center For Financial Professionals recently collaborated with MyComplianceOffice to conduct research with close to 250 relevant professionals to identify the development of third party risk management practices to provide the industry with a better view of the current issues and an understanding of how our peers are overcoming the challenges in the sector.

Want to work with the Center for Financial Professionals on the next research report? Contact today to discuss how we research over 450,000 risk professionals.

2017 Co-Sponsors


Aravo was founded in 2000 to bring order to the complex and dynamic world of enterprise Third Party Management. We deliver market-leading SaaS solutions for managing third party compliance and risk that help Global 2000 companies protect their brand, build customer trust and elevate business performance.

As a market pioneer, Aravo has defined best practices for Third Party Management for over fifteen years. Working with companies with the most complex and globally dispersed third party networks in the world, we have assembled impressive domain expertise on best practice processes and implementations, and are proven to scale. Accenture, BHP, Cisco, GE, Johnson & Johnson, Unilever and Visa, among others, all count on Aravo’s Enterprise Platform to achieve global continuous insight into third party risk and compliance. With our combination of technical innovation and deep domain expertise, Aravo delivers unrivaled configurability, regulatory agility, ease-of-use, high performance, and scalability.

As a company, we are passionate about helping companies eliminate corruption and social injustice from their extended enterprise.

BitSight Technologies

BitSight Technologies is transforming how companies manage information security risk with objective, evidence-based security ratings. The company’s Security Rating Platform continuously analyzes vast amounts of external data on security behaviors in order to help organizations manage third party risk, benchmark performance, and assess and negotiate cyber insurance premiums. For more information, please visit or follow us on Twitter (@BitSight).

Crowe Horwath

Crowe Horwath is a public accounting, consulting, and technology firm with offices across the globe. Connecting deep industry and specialized knowledge with innovative technology, our dedicated professionals create value for our clients with integrity and objectivity. We accomplish this by listening to our clients – about their businesses, trends in their industries, and the challenges they face. We forge each relationship with the intention of delivering exceptional client service while upholding our core values and our industry’s strong professional standards. Crowe invests in tomorrow because we know smart decisions build lasting value for our clients, people, and profession.


Accurate and up-to-date information on suppliers and supply chains has become a fundamental requirement to meet the rising challenges of managing supplier risk, compliance, performance and development.

Hellios has unique expertise in providing total supplier information management solutions that provide the highest degree of quality in the most cost effective manner for buyers and suppliers including SMEs.

Combined with world-class cloud-based technology and assessment resources means that Hellios is committed to providing sustainable solutions for industry communities, multinationals, governments and supply chains.

Hellios – providing the next generation of Supplier Information & Risk Management services.

IHS Markit

IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is a world leader in critical information, analytics and solutions for the major industries and markets that drive economies worldwide. The company delivers next-generation information, analytics and solutions to customers in business, finance and government, improving their operational efficiency and providing deep insights that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. IHS Markit has more than 50,000 key business and government customers, including 85 percent of the Fortune Global 500 and the world’s leading financial institutions. Headquartered in London, IHS Markit is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.


Opus was founded on a simple premise: that faster, better decisions in compliance and risk management could give businesses an extraordinary advantage in the marketplace.

Today, the world’s most respected, global corporations rely on Opus to free their business from the complexity and uncertainty of managing customer, vendor, and third-party risks.

By combining the most innovative SaaS platforms with unparalleled data solutions, Opus turns information into action so your business thrives.

Formed through the $500M partnership of Doug Bergeron, Chairman of Opus, and leading Private Equity Firm GTCR, Opus is changing the landscape of risk management.


Can your organisation contribute at our 3rd Annual Vendor & Third Party Risk Summit?

Please contact the Center for Financial Professionals today to discuss how we can deliver your thought-leadership at the event, help you generate leads, and provide you with unique networking and branding opportunities. Below is an outline of what we can offer, but please contact or call us on +44 (0)20 7164 6582 where a member of the team will be happy to tailor the right package for you.

Media Publications

We are happy to support publications, associations and organisations at this event. From a simple company listing with your logo to taking advantage of some of our sponsor benefits listed above. To discuss a media partnership further please email or call +44 (0)20 7164 6582.

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