The papers in this issue focus on value-at-risk and subexponential random variables, aggregating operational risk data, Bayesian analysis in operational risk, and IT risk.
A simple, transparent and rational weighting approach to combining different operational risk data sources
The authors propose a generic weighting function based on a nonparametric approach that can be used to weight the different distributions.
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Italy’s operational risk loss database organisation, Dipo, invited other consortiums from around the globe to a conference in Rome to discuss their various approaches to collecting external data and to speculate on future changes to their role in op...
Operational risk economic capital calculation is high on the agenda - at last. So who is using it, and why? A new OR&C Intelligence survey investigates
Him Chuan Lim, Basel II programme director at DBS Bank in Singapore, talks to Ellen Davis about operational risk's complex relationship with both credit risk and market risk
Algo OpVantage's Penny Cagan dispels 10 myths associated with using external data in an op risk context.
Junji Hiwatashi and Hiroshi Ashida of the Bank of Japan outline a practical framework for operational risk management, derived from research and experiences in Japan's financial community.
180 risk professionals gathered in London last month to discuss the practical implications of implementing Basel II. National discretion, economic capital models and data collection and consistency were all hot topics at this PRMIA/ISDA-hosted event.