• CPE: 1.5

    Level: Basic

    Recommended Prerequisites: None

    Field of Study: Specialized Knowledge

    This session will provide an overview of third-party risk management programs. It will also examine the three-lines-of-defense model and it’s use in third-party risk management. Finally, this session will address the importance of fraud prevention within the model, common vendor fraud schemes and controls you can implement to prevent these schemes.

    You Will Learn How To:

    • Identify the third-party threats that are traditionally overlooked in many organizations
    • Recognize the three-lines-of-defense model and the importance of CFEs in the second line of defense
    • Identify common vendor fraud schemes and effective anti-fraud controls to consider
    • Create an effective vendor inventory to combat fraud and strengthen an organization's third-party risk program

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    Emily Irving, CFE, CTPRP

    Vice President - Third-Party Risk, BlackRock

    Emily Irving is a member of BlackRock's Risk and Quantitative Analysis Group in the Third-Party Risk team. Irving is a seasoned manager and risk professional with more than 19 years of experience managing people and processes and 16 years’ combined experience in risk management and fraud prevention. In her career, Irving has created and implemented enterprise-wide third-party risk management programs for financial industry companies—improving processes and implementing technology to validate the appropriateness of third-party controls and to identify potential risks prior to on-boarding and throughout the life of significant relationships. Irving joined BlackRock in July of 2018. Before taking on her current role, Irving was recruited to design, implement and oversee global programs at both Wellington Management LLC and Pioneer Investments.

  • eirving headshot
    Emily Irving, CFE, CTPRP

    Vice President - Third-Party Risk, BlackRock

    Emily Irving is a member of BlackRock's Risk and Quantitative Analysis Group in the Third-Party Risk team. Irving is a seasoned manager and risk professional with more than 19 years of experience managing people and processes and 16 years’ combined experience in risk management and fraud prevention. In her career, Irving has created and implemented enterprise-wide third-party risk management programs for financial industry companies—improving processes and implementing technology to validate the appropriateness of third-party controls and to identify potential risks prior to on-boarding and throughout the life of significant relationships. Irving joined BlackRock in July of 2018. Before taking on her current role, Irving was recruited to design, implement and oversee global programs at both Wellington Management LLC and Pioneer Investments.

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