Interview

The ongoing revision of ISO 31000

Risk management is one of the core topics in Governance

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]24.07.2017, 16:22

Prof. Brühwiler has been involved with ISO 31000 since its very beginning in 2005 when ISO TMB (Technical Management Board) established a working group which was asked to write ISO 31000. This working group later became the Project Committee to develop guidance on the implementation of ISO 31000...


Interview

Opportunity and risk management

In the shadow of risks there are also opportunities

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]05.07.2017, 08:54

Political and social risks, economic disagreements and increasing digitalisation – with rising volumes of data to be analysed – the insurance industry has to cope with a very heavy burden. We spoke...

Interview

Interview with Benedikt Doll, biathlete

Meticulous preparation and nothing left to chance

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]09.06.2017, 08:30

Sport and business have a lot in common. Not just in terms of sponsorship, advertising and TV contracts. The two disciplines also have parallels in the importance of meticulous preparation. Biathlon...

Science

Neuroeconomics

Approaches to study risk taking in neuroscience

Alexander Niklas Häusler | Bernd Weber01.06.2017, 10:03

To interpret insights from the field of neuroeconomics for other disciplines or applications in the domain of financial choices [for a short overview: see Häusler and Weber, 2015], it is important to...

Interview

Staying in the comfort zone as a risk

More speed – less risk

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]22.05.2017, 18:25

Dealing with risks, making decisions, taking on leadership roles, cooperating in a team, setting objectives, showing persistence and maybe sometimes the courage to turn back – these are all...

Comment

The success of "disruptive innovations" remains uncertain

Digital, more digital, disruptive

Andreas Kempf | Frank Romeike08.05.2017, 09:21

In the current discussion about digitalisation, there is one term that seems to be omnipresent and dominating a lot of media reporting (see Fig. 01). According to the newspaper FAZ, it's something...

Interview

Digitalisation, cyber security, disruptive innovations

Risks in the age of digital bank counters

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]03.04.2017, 22:51

Digitalisation, cyber security, disruptive innovations and new business models – the banking world has a lot of issues to deal with. Traditional banks in particular are having to reconsider their...

Interview

Statistics and Intuition

Quantitative methods are powerful instruments

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]09.03.2017, 10:35

It is not just risk managers who occasionally confuse correlation with causality, neglect variability and sampling error or multiply the probability of occurrence by the extent of loss and forget...

Interview

Risk Governance

Complexity, self-reinforcement, real time, tsunami

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]07.02.2017, 09:20

A look at current practice often reveals a dilemma in traditional risk management in companies. On the operational side of a business we find more mechanistic risk management – using standardized...

Study

Global Risk Map

Top Business Risks Around The World in 2017

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]12.01.2017, 16:13

Companies worldwide are bracing themselves for a year of increased uncertainty, driven by growing concerns over political, legal and regulatory developments around the globe. That are the results of...

Interview

Interview with Christian Bluhm, CRO, UBS

The future belongs to stress test models

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]13.12.2016, 17:30

A study carried out a few years ago by the RiskNET competence portal revealed a great deal of potential for optimisation in commercial risk management. More than 50 percent of around 580 companies...

News

Country risk

Global sector risks in precarious balance

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]13.12.2016, 16:55

At the end of 2016, global sector trends remained mixed, including in the regions that until now have been relatively spared by the increase in risks. Over the whole year, across 12 sectors evaluated...

Study

RiskMap 2017

A Year of Acute Uncertainty

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]13.12.2016, 08:04

The central theme of the RiskMap 2017 is the challenge to globalisation and free trade and how businesses can adapt and thrive in these changing times. Donald Trump’s triumph in the United States...

Photo Gallery

Excellence in Risk Management & Compliance

RiskNET Summit 2016

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]07.12.2016, 17:07

"Spectrum." The dictionary definition includes a "rich variety". Delegates at the RiskNET Summit 2016 at Schloss Hohenkammer on 8 and 9 November experienced the huge range of...

Comment

Global outlook

A Danger Can Hide Another

Christopher Dembik01.12.2016, 13:26

The question that many investors are wondering is whether Donald Trump’s victory constitutes a real breach from the point of view of financial markets. Until now, the answer is NO. No one is...

Comment

Market analysis

Commodities respond to shock Trump win

Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]14.11.2016, 13:08

It has been another crazy week on the political and financial market front. Donald Trump's unexpected win on Tuesday sent shockwaves across global markets with everything from currencies and stocks...

Comment

Market analysis

Commodities pause as the dollar rises

Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]24.10.2016, 11:58

A four-week commodity rally has come to a halt as the dollar continues to strengthen. The euro, the world's most actively traded currency against the greenback, dropped below €1.09 to hit its weakest...

Comment

Risk Landscape

Flat commodities index conceals oil surge, gold breakdown

Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]10.10.2016, 15:14

Commodities from an index perspective were close to flat on the week. Behind this perceived calm, however, some major developments unfolded – as can be seen in the table below.

Crude oil continued...

Study

European Risk Management Survey

Risk managers are developing strategic role

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]06.10.2016, 13:26

European risk managers are taking a more strategic role in their companies with increasing access to top management levels and the board. Against this background, they have a wider vision of the...