Risk Management

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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...

Book Review

Risk Management Reloaded

Innovations in Quantitative Risk Management

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]09.03.2015, 08:15

Quantitative models are omnipresent –but often controversially discussed– in todays risk management practice. New regulations, innovative financial products, and advances in valuation techniques...

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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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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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Cyber Risks: The Growing Threat

Cyber security in the banking sector

Andreas Eicher, Frank Romeike03.02.2015, 09:05

Everyone remembers the movie-like bank robbery back in 2013, when the robbers dug a 30 metre tunnel to a bank branch in Berlin and ransacked the safety deposit boxes. It took hard work, creativity...

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Political Risk Map 2015

Growing political risk in the year ahead and beyond

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]02.02.2015, 20:26

Geopolitical tensions, falling commodity prices, separatist movements, and more are shaping today’s political risk landscape. There is a clear divide between healthy emerging markets and those that...

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Outlook 2015

Recovery with risks attached

Eric Heymann/Oliver Rakau/Stefan Schneider [DB Research]02.02.2015, 14:33

After a surprisingly good start to 2014, the German economy cooled noticeably in the course of the year. This was mainly due to the slowing of growth in key export markets and higher uncertainties on...

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45th World Economic Forum

New Framework to Help Companies Calculate Risk of Cyberattacks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]30.01.2015, 11:47

The World Economic Forum and its partners have developed a new way for organizations to calculate the impact of cyberthreats. The framework, called "cyber value-at-risk" comes at a time...

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Learning from the future

Scenario analysis

Frank Romeike [Editor in Chief]30.01.2015, 10:38

The following quotation is attributed to the US strategist, cyberneticist and futurologist: "Anyone can learn from the past. What we need to today is learn from the future." Kahn is one of...

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45th World Economic Forum

A "Dangerous Mistake" to Ignore Uncertainty

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]21.01.2015, 11:26

Today’s global context is one of uncertainty, said Simonetta Sommaruga, President of the Swiss Confederation and Minister of Justice and Police. Uncertainty is prevalent in current conflicts and...

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Global Risks 2015

International Conflict Tops List of Global Risks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]21.01.2015, 10:55

The biggest threat to the stability of the world in the next 10 years comes from the risk of international conflict, according to the 10th edition of the Global Risks report, which is published...

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Lower losses from weather extremes and earthquakes

Review of natural catastrophes in 2014

Redaktion RiskNET07.01.2015, 16:32

The absence of very severe catastrophes and a quiet hurricane season in the North Atlantic meant that losses from natural catastrophes in 2014 were much lower. At US$ 7bn, the most expensive event in...

Interview

Interview with Prof. Leonhard Knoll, Universität Würzburg

CAPM and company valuation

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]19.11.2014, 08:54

Future opportunities and risks play a large part in determining the value of a company. But looking at company valuation in practice, we can see that from the CAPM perspective a sound risk and...

Interview

Interview with Prof. Axel F. A. Adam-Müller, University of T...

Risk reporting in Europe

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]05.10.2014, 14:18

At this year's FIRM Offsite 2014 event, Prof. Axel Adam-Müller from the University of Trier presented the results of a study on risk reporting (Reporting Incentives and Enforcement: Impact of...

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