The costs and benefits of lifting sanctions against Iran
Steen Jakobsen [Saxo Bank]03.09.2015, 18:07
The Iranian proverb "A drowning man is not troubled by rain" captures why Iran and the US were and are almost desperate to strike a deal to lift Iranian sanctions.
For Iran, the harsh...
Review of natural catastrophes
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]14.07.2015, 13:56
The review on the natural catastrophes for the first half of 2015 was characterised by the earthquake in Nepal and by the heatwave that affected India and Pakistan. Some 12,000 people fell victim to...
FIRM Offsite and Research Conference 2015 follow-up
Frank Romeike [Editor-in-chief]14.07.2015, 10:29
"Taunus. As high as you can go. Because the Taunus is full of high points – and offers so much at such a high level" that's the punchy slogan on the Taunus Tourism website. High points at a...
GRC survey 2015
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]10.07.2015, 09:06
Operating a business requires taking risks. Organizations that identify and manage these risks well are positioned to grow and remain successful. That is the result of this year's global governance,...
Global risk management survey
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]01.07.2015, 08:19
In an age of heightened and evolving regulatory expectations, financial institutions must not only comply with regulations, but also find the flexibility to respond quickly and effectively to future...
Risk Management and Corporate Governance
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]22.04.2015, 17:16
Continual data management strategy
Deborah Blaxell / Martin Bonney [Epiq Systems]13.04.2015, 15:26
Today’s working environment is increasingly dominated by the use of mobile and social media, raising important implications for corporate data management. Mobile media is firmly integrated into our...
Learning from the future
Frank Romeike [Editor-in-chief RiskNET]08.04.2015, 10:15
RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]26.03.2015, 06:42
Shipping losses continued their long-term downward trend with 75 reported worldwide in 2014, making it the safest year in shipping for 10 years, according to Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty...
Risk is everyone’s responsibility
Sarah Tennyson [Moody's Analytics]13.03.2015, 08:00
Enterprise-wide risk management requires a shift in the behavior and mindset of employees across an organization. To realize the full benefits of improved systems, tools, and analytical skills,...
Christoph Schwager / Andrea Fechner09.03.2015, 16:20
In the aftermath of the recent financial market crisis, the burden of implementing regulatory requirements has been constantly increasing. From a political perspective, the key issue is establishing...
Rethinking Risk Management
Christian Thun [Moody's Analytics]02.03.2015, 14:10
Banks can greatly benefit from a leaner and more integrated approach to risk management. This article addresses how banks can constantly evolve to an efficient and productive process, by focusing on...
Ole Hansen [Saxo Bank]23.02.2015, 11:18
Commodities had a mixed week with currencies and equities providing little guidance. In Europe the economic outlook continues to improve while the showdown with Athens carries on with most expecting...
Ole Hansen [Head of Commodity Strategy, Saxo Bank]09.02.2015, 15:45
Commodities made a strong comeback during the past week with the Bloomberg Commodity index returning 2.3%, the best weekly result in 18 months. Gains were seen across most sectors apart from precious...