As the global economy slowly recovers from Covid-19 shakeups, it is critical that businesses through the supply chain think progressively and accept the risks involved in today’s changed circumstances. Despite the shift in management’s focus, as businesses struggle to re-invent themselves and even survive, compliance requirements and supply chain risks have only increased. The disruption caused by the virus expanded opportunities for both deliberate and inadvertent malfeasance. Any hint of a potential ‘red flag’ must be followed up with an assessment of potential risks and/or identification of mitigating factors. The enforcement authorities will undoubtedly be on the lookout for such lapses.