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Top global business risks

Cyber top peril for companies globally for the first time

For the first time ever, Cyber incidents (39% of responses) ranks as the most important business risk globally in the ninth Allianz Risk Barometer 2020, relegating perennial top peril Business…

Redaktion RiskNET
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Natural disaster losses

Tropical cyclones dominate nat cat picture of 2019

820 natural catastrophes caused overall losses of US$ 150bn, which is broadly in line with the inflation-adjusted average of the past 30 years. A smaller portion of losses was insured compared…

Redaktion RiskNET
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Identify Risks, Avoid Loss, Develop Resilience

Prevention Rather Than Crisis Management

We live in uncertain times: Uncertainty is the new certainty! Many experts even consider this to be the dawning of a new era. Whether they view it as a cause for concern or a turning point, this…

FM Global
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Phases of corporate distress

Three indicators can reveal the risk of insolvency

In most European countries, the number of corporate insolvencies has risen slightly since 2018 after several years of steadily declining or staying low. It is still not clear whether this shift…

Ana Boata | Kai Gerdes [Euler Hermes]
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Capital market based company valuation

Company valuation: Science or crystal ball?

Valuation of companies and investments is one of the most complex tasks in business economics as a large number of factors that influence value have to be analysed as precisely as possible. This…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
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CFO Survey

Pessimism rises as risk appetite tumbles further

Over a third (36%) of Europe’s CFOs feel more pessimistic about their companies’ financial prospects than they did three months ago, according to the tenth edition of the Deloitte European CFO…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Natural disaster losses

Tropical cyclones dominate nat cat picture of 2019

820 natural catastrophes caused overall losses of US$ 150bn, which is broadly in line with the inflation-adjusted average of the past 30 years. A smaller portion of losses was insured compared with…

Redaktion RiskNET
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Active loss prevention - an advantage

An underestimated danger: machinery and equipment damage

Machines are the core of any production environment. If they come to a standstill, this can have wide-reaching effects on the company in question, from expensive and time-consuming repairs, to…

FM Global
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Effective Risk Governance

Risk Culture: The invisible Power?

Dave Ulrich who has published a number of books about the human aspects of a successful business [e.g. Ulrich 2015], once suggested that investors and auditors need to monitor and assess the…

Margarita Chalmer [Hapag-Lloyd]
Interview

Cyber security

Risk-based approach instead of checklists

Cyber security is an ongoing issue in all areas, including the banking world. How are things looking in the industry? What role do analysis methods play? And where do people fit into all the…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
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Global Cyber Risk Perception Survey

Challenges for Managing Cybersecurity Risk

Technology is dramatically transforming the global business environment, with continual advances in areas ranging from artificial intelligence to the Internet of Things (IoT), to data…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
Interview

Forward-looking real time intelligence and…

AI creates intelligent data

There is a lot of talk about AI or artificial intelligence. But where are we currently with the forward-looking technology and how can it make a real breakthrough? FIRM spoke to Heiner Pollert,…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
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Engineering and construction projects

Defective product and quality control losses on the rise

Large engineering and construction projects have changed beyond recognition in recent decades. Whether it is an airport, a power plant or a car manufacturing complex, sites are now much larger,…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Phases of corporate distress

Three indicators can reveal the risk of insolvency

In most European countries, the number of corporate insolvencies has risen slightly since 2018 after several years of steadily declining or staying low. It is still not clear whether this shift…

Ana Boata | Kai Gerdes [Euler Hermes]
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Project risk management

Risks of international project insurance from a German perspective

The growing globalization with more than 200 countries worldwide and the steadily increasing participation of small and medium-sized enterprises requires that laws, guidelines and jurisdictions…

Roland Gerds
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Safer financial system

More capital = end of financial crises

The financial system now is safer than it was before the financial crisis in 2008 and that is almost entirely a result of better-capitalized banks, argued John Cochrane, Senior Fellow of Hoover…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
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Interdisciplinary study

A Positive Assessment for Reforms of Financial Market Regulation

The regulatory measures following the financial crisis have made credit institutions and the German banking sector, in general, more stable. This is a result of a study by the LOEWE Centre SAFE…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
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Annual Risk Report

Top 10 Supply Chain Risks for 2019

Supply chain risk management company Resilience360 has released its first annual Risk Report, which outlines the Top 10 Supply Chain Risks for 2019 – a summary of threats that deserve particular…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
Interview

Cyber crime, cyber war and cyber terrorism

Increasing professionalisation of cyber criminals

Cyber attacks are increasing and becoming more sophisticated, costing companies billions. The range of risks is huge, covering everything from cyber crime to cyber war to cyber terrorism and…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
Interview

Artificial intelligence

The biggest risk is reducing people to figures

Artificial intelligence, or AI, is the subject of constant discussion by politicians, business people and academics. In their different disciplines, the latter studies AI, the future of human…

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]
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