Firms are unprepared against information leaks and reputational risks caused by employee internet usage, says Recommind survey
In the tussle between fear and greed, greed is easing back into the driving seat. So said Alan Kerr, managing director of Harbourmaster Capital and chairman of the Structured Products Ireland conference, held on September 15 in Dublin. Transparency, simplicity,...
Black economic empowerment has been a big source of profits for South African banks in recent years. But market turmoil means many deals are underwater, and some market participants have likened the situation to the US subprime mortgage crisis. Mark Pengelly...
Companies that are heavy consumers of energy are particularly susceptible to market volatility. For such end-users, proper use of risk management techniques can mean make or break, says Eric Fishhaut of GlobalView
When global economic recovery eventually takes place, it is essential energy trading organisations are in a position to capitalise on market changes. Julie Shochat and Ryan Rogers of Enite set out some guidelines
Global events and climate change have fundamentally changed the face of energy procurement. Chris Bowden of Utilyx looks at the issues facing energy-intensive businesses in the UK
In this white paper, Mark Konijnenberg, managing director commodities group at Citi, talks about developing trends in energy risk management since the extreme price volatility of 2008 and outlines how the group is keeping up to date with clients’ needs
Pension funds need to operate efficiently during periods of long-term uncertainty, so how can they best mitigate their risks? Theo Kocken, chief executive of Cardano, examines two theories by Keynes and Pascal on decision-making during uncertain times
In the oil and gas industry, there's a lot to lose if operational risk management isn't top notch - lives are at stake. Financial services firms would do well to imbue their op risk frameworks with the same sense of significance, says Victoria Pennington
“We want growth without cycles of boom and bust and markets that foster responsibility not recklessness” – G-20 leaders at the Pittsburgh summit
Risk magazine's editor Nick Sawyer speaks about the new website, today's markets for risk management products, and the publication's plans for the remainder of 2009.
A short video introducing the new www.risk.net to viewers, by the new online editor, Ellen Davis
Rather than running the business process and operational risk management frameworks in tandem, why not combine them and use one structure to comply with many rules? By Dennis Dickstein
NEW YORK - Actions taken by firms to strengthen their risk management procedures are too often proving ineffective and possibly counter-productive, a survey has revealed.
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A short video showing the highlights of the Risk Europe 2009 conference in Frankfurt in June.