Risk Strategy

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The costs and benefits of lifting sanctions against Iran

A drowning man is not troubled by rain

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...

News

Review of natural catastrophes

ENSO oscillation and weather extremes

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...

Science

FIRM Offsite and Research Conference 2015 follow-up

Risk remains risky

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...

Study

GRC survey 2015

There's no reward without risk

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,...

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Global risk management survey

More focus on risk management

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...

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Market Risk Analysis

No Greater Fool

Erik Weisman / Sean Cameron20.05.2015, 18:38

Throughout history, the "greater fool" trade has coincided with market peaks. During these periods, investors have continued to pour money into overvalued securities with little to no...

Interview

Risk Management and Corporate Governance

Compliance risk analysis

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]22.04.2015, 17:16

Compliance and risk analysis: How do the two issues fit together? The concept of compliance includes adherence to, observance of and conformity to particular instructions. In addition to an...

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Continual data management strategy

Lost in the Data Jungle

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...

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Learning from the future

Simulation with business wargaming

Frank Romeike [Editor-in-chief RiskNET]08.04.2015, 10:15

If one takes a broad view of wargaming, it is probably one of the oldest simulation methods in existence. The Chinese game of "Wei-Hai" (meaning "encircling") is frequently cited...

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Risk Analysis

Port and ships become hacker targets

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...

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Risk is everyone’s responsibility

Training as a Powerful Tool for Evolving Risk Culture

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,...

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Risk culture

Balance compliance and corporate management

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...

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Rethinking Risk Management

Lean Management: A New Zeitgeist in 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...

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Commodities

Conflicting data sends crude oil rangebound

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...

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Outlook

Crude oil sees biggest rally in 17 years

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...

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