This month's OpRisk benchmarking survey reveals a more prominent role for the op risk function in financial institutions
In many different guises, an ancient question still haunts human society: “What is the source of government legitimacy?” While this is largely settled in the Western industrial countries, David Rowe...
Insurance Risk and BNY Mellon have conducted a survey to look at how insurance companies are preparing for the new regime and the opportunities and challenges that the changes will bring.
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Electoral advances by anti-European parties and vocal criticism by influential voices represent the most serious challenge to the European project in a generation. While a rapid restructuring of the eurozone, or of the union itself, may feel unlikely,...
Following a series of bitter spats with its Russian partners, oil major BP exited its Moscow-based joint venture, TNK-BP, in March. Market participants say the oil major’s experience holds lessons for other firms attempting to grapple with political...
Geopolitical factors, inflation and the potential of civil unrest as a consequence of the continuing financial crisis will continue to impact markets and hedge fund performance in 2013.
At a busy conference in London in June, leaders of the operational risk management industry expressed doubt over the outcome of regulatory reform efforts, and called on banks to make their own operational improvements
Political analysts are increasingly being used by banks to help with eurozone scenario planning. Here, experts from two firms share their views on the key issues facing the single currency. By Michael Watt
This paper discusses a number of diverse considerations that risk managers need to incorporate into their thought processes and recurring procedures if they are to fulfill their role more effectively in the future