- Adverse Publicity
- Cannabis Consulting
- Corporate Governance Planning
- Crisis Management
- Cryptocurrency Consulting
- Cybersecurity Consulting
- Insurance Consulting Services
- Product Liability Litigation Support
- Product Recall Planning
- Recall Deployment & Recovery Advice
A damaged reputation or a decrease in public trust can take years to overcome. It can affect your company’s share price, as well as your operating credibility. The impact of adverse publicity is uncertain and often uncontrollable and the effect of the adverse publicity can be disproportionate to the offense, which may have been committed. Adverse publicity may also lead to a decline in sales. Cahill Consultants Inc. can assist companies to manage adverse publicity in a manner that protects the integrity of their brand while simultaneously protecting their financial bottom line.
Cahill Consultants, Inc. is a cannabis consulting firm that assists entrepreneurs to launch their cannabis businesses to ensure that their products are compliant with State and Local regulations. Whether our clients operate a vertically integrated business or a standalone business, each model has unique and complex challenges. Our firm assists cannabusinesses to develop solutions that can optimize efficiency, and maintain quality and consistency while simultaneously reducing the business risks and pitfalls encountered by new businesses.
Cahill Consultants Inc. offers services to corporations to assist them in avoiding criminal liability when they place products into the stream of commerce that may harm the consuming public. Cahill Consultants Inc. can work with the C-Suite of any corporation to develop a plan to review their process and procedures. We will also identify gaps, which may cause products to become defective. Cahill Consultants Inc. spearheads reviews of issues that are relevant to transparency for any company including document retention programs, standard operating procedures, and good manufacturing practices; and help to identify areas that need to be further developed to safeguard corporate compliance.
Cahill Consultants Inc. can assist companies in all aspects of crises management. When an event threatens the viability or integrity of your business, a crisis communication plan is an important component. Cahill Consultants Inc. can assist your company to quickly contain the crisis and recover from its impact. Whether it’s a highly publicized class-action lawsuit, a defective product, an earthquake or a flood, your reaction should be immediate, focused and empathetic. Cahill Consultants Inc. can assist with the planning, practice, deployment and recovery from a crisis so your company can resume its business quickly.
Cryptocurrency Consulting is a growing field within both the financial and technology industries. Cahill Consultants has clients in this arena and offers professional and regulatory advice and guidance. This guidance assists companies to build their businesses and navigate the complexities of the crypto market in the areas of business development, education, NFT’s, branding, and marketing.
Cahill has considerable experience across industry sectors, helping Fortune 500 and other companies address and respond to a crisis impacting software, hardware and other products.
A cyber defect may cause severe consequences to companies and the public, such as:
- Class Action Lawsuit
- Damage to Brand Reputation
- Decline in Stock Price
- Financial Loss
- Identity Theft
- Physical Harm
- Property Damage
- Regulatory Fines and Penalties
Founded in 2011, Cahill applies Six Sigma Blackbelt expertise and decades of experience to help companies identify and address myriad product and system flaws and failures, and also to create, improve and implement processes and procedures designed to protect brand integrity and promote financial stability and corporate responsibility.
Our CEO, Katherine Cahill, has helped numerous companies address multibillion-dollar safety issues in a responsible manner in the U.S. and worldwide, and has served as an expert witness and advisor on high-stakes civil and criminal product recall cases for U.S. government agencies. Ms. Cahill has assisted public and private sector entities in addressing significant problems, including with regard to vulnerabilities in technologically-enabled medical devices; defects in automobile software and traditional automobile components; financial services; and food safety concerns.
In recent years, these defects have been attributed to malicious cybersecurity threats on technology systems and applications, including cyber-attacks and data breaches. When a high-risk security vulnerability goes undetected by a company, an unauthorized party (Black Hat) has the ability to gain access to and exploit sensitive and proprietary information, which is critical to the continuity, security, and success of a business.
To reduce the likelihood of cybersecurity threats, Cahill Consultants, Inc. strives to provide clients of all sizes and specialties with exceptional cybersecurity expertise and solutions. Our firm offers cybersecurity services in the areas of risk identification, analysis, policy development, remediation efforts, compliance, and training. Our consultants collaborate with clients to efficiently detect, assess, and manage cybersecurity risks of all severity levels.
Cahill Consultants, Inc.’s customized cybersecurity solutions include, but are not limited to:
- Policy and Plan Development
- Vulnerability Analysis and Risk Assessments
- Root Cause Analysis and Identification
- Issue Remediation and Recovery
- Penetration and Stress Testing
- Regulatory Compliance Support
- Development and Deployment of a Corrective Action Plan
- Customer, User, End Consumer Notification Packages
- Product/Service Correction Development
- Public Relations Support/Social Media Management
- Cybersecurity Claims Support
- Crisis Communication Planning and Support
- Phone Center Support
- Media Relations
Additionally, Cahill Consultants, Inc. has worked with industry experts to assist with the deployment of malware solutions which are cutting edge in this industry. Cahill works with a team of skilled engineers, advisors and experts to create the most effective solutions, products and approach to address each individual client’s needs.
Cahill Consultants Inc. has developed processes and procedures for insurance companies that underwrite product recall, product contamination and adverse publicity insurance for any company that released products into the stream of commerce. Cahill Consultants Inc. has developed protocols to assist underwriters to evaluate a potential insured and to assign a hazard grade to a specific type of product.
Cahill Consultants Inc. provides the following services which can assist both underwriters and companies that have pre-incident funds, as a result of purchasing product recall insurance:
- Desktop review on specific industries
- Risk assessments
- Development of underwriting guidelines
- Working reviews for new insurance policies
- Client marketing meetings
- Underwriter webinars
- Insurance staff lunch and learns
- Product recall manuals
- Product recall training
- Facility reviews
- Supply chain risk assessments
- White papers
- Desktop reviews
- Loss mitigation reports
- Six Sigma training
- Lean manufacturing process control reviews
- Food safety certification reviews
- Traceability protocol reviews
- Issue identification and escalation protocol reviews
- Investigation process control reviews
- Labels and labeling procedure reviews
- Corporate governance training for C-Suite employees
- Email and document protocols for avoiding litigation
A full suite of product liability management services is available including the development of a product risk assessment and recommendations that will assist your company in managing its product liability risk. Cahill Consultants Inc. can assist a company with the resulting litigation that may occur from a product liability lawsuit, which may include document management, damage assessments, and litigation support services.
Prevention is the ultimate goal when it comes to product failure and product contamination. Product recall preparation helps prevent product recalls, protects your brand, manages business continuity in the event of a crisis, minimizes the number of potential lawsuits from occurring, maintains financial stability, and upholds your company’s reputation. With world-class Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing expertise, Cahill Consultants Inc. can help your company protect itself against product failures and product contamination.
Cahill Consultants Inc. can provide the following services to assist a company who is preparing to prevent a product recall from occurring in the following areas:
- Product Recall Manuals
- Product Recall Training
- Facility Reviews
- Supply Chain Risk Assessments
- White Papers
- Desktop Reviews
- Loss Mitigation Reports
- Six Sigma Training
- Lean Manufacturing Process Control Reviews
- Food Safety Certification Reviews
- Traceability Protocol Reviews
- Issue Identification and Escalation Protocol Reviews
- Investigation Process Control Reviews
- Labels and Labeling Procedure Reviews
- Corporate Governance Training for C-Suite Employees
- Email and Document Protocols for Avoiding Litigation
During a product recall, Cahill Consultants Inc. will examine the critical facets of your operations to; prepare product recall documentation to manage the risks of a product contamination, product failure, and product recall; monitor product reintroduction; notify all stakeholders when the product recall is complete; and offer recovery advice so your business is in compliance with Government regulations. Cahill Consultants Inc. can assist our clients in the following areas during a product recall:
- Regulatory Requirements
- Issue Identification
- Issue Escalation
- Product Hold
- Issue Investigation
- Conclusion of the Investigation
- Reporting to a Government Regulator
- Product Recall Task Force
- Product Recall Deployment
- Experts – Consultants, Testing Laboratories, Attorneys
- Field Response Teams and Sales Teams
- Brand Management
- Effectiveness Checks
- Recall Status Reports
- Product Disposal
- Concluding a Product Recall
- Government Audits and Inspections
- Lessons Learned – Evaluation of the Product Recall