Risk Management

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The Global Risks Report 2019

Growing number of complex and interconnected risks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

The world's ability to foster collective action in the face of urgent major crises has reached crisis levels, with worsening international relations hindering action across a growing array of…

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Economics and Neuroscience

Emotionality and risk

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Almost every business decision is based on weighing up opportunities and risks. However, our brains tend to organise sensory impressions and information as simply and clearly as possible. We try…

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The Canadian Property Market

A holistic approach to real estate risk management

Volker Liermann | Nikolas Viets | Stefan Grossmann

Unprecedented low interest rates, booming asset prices and the ever increasing challenge to remain profitable have led financial institutions in many parts of the world, and in Canada in…

Comment

Credit risk management, digitalization and cost transformation

A way out of the strategic zero interest trap?

Markus Krall

The European Central Bank’s attempt to utilise all available monetary policy means to force reflation is having a significant impact on the banking industry. The flat zero interest curve is…

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Future Outlook and Emerging Risks

Artificial Intelligence will bring new benefits and risks

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Artificial Intelligence (AI) refers to the ability of a computer program to think and learn like a human and its snowballing impact on society is undeniable. AI applications already pervade many…

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Tensions and Turbulence Ahead

Political Risk Map 2018

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

In 2017, the global political risk landscape was turbulent, and is likely to remain so over the next 12 months. The Political Risk Map 2018, published by Marsh and based on BMI Research findings,…

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Natural disasters and man-made catastrophes

Global insured losses from disaster events in 2017 were the highest ever

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Total global economic losses from natural and man-made disasters in 2017 were USD 337 billion, almost double the losses in 2016 and the second highest on record, the latest sigma study from the…

Interview

Decision making in risk management

Minimize risks with wargaming

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Our world is in a state of upheaval – whether due to war and terrorism, the increasing number of environmental disasters or because of cyber risks and economic distortions. The risk map is…

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Compliance index model

Compliance: A matter of culture

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Compliance measures result in costs but do they also have a benefit? It's difficult to assess the success of measures. It tends to arise – if at all – after a delay and the contribution made to…

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Banking Industry

Thoughts on the Impact of Machine Learning

Farhad Khakzad

In 1890, a company was founded in the USA that eventually developed into a leading brand. 80 years after its inception, the company had a market share of approximately 90% in its core field of…