The business risks posed to energy companies by climate change go well beyond compliance with emissions reduction schemes. Most companies that have taken climate risks into account have only considered half the picture, says John Firth
US wholesale power markets are currently the subject of much concern. As Ferc begins a review to improve competition, Edison Electric Institute's Richard McMahon suggests some key ways to move forward
As the outlook for the US mortgages sector goes from bad to worse, which CDOs, investors, and dealers will be left holding a hot potato? Matthew Attwood finds out
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PRMIA and SunGard out with survey on the current use of risk-adjusted performance measurement (RAPM) in business decision-making processes.
José Manuel Barroso singled out regulatory and standards convergence as key areas for EU-US relations
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A change in public perception, energy supply concerns and green issues are all driving a nuclear power revival in the US. Technological advances, financial incentives and licence standardisation look set to smooth the process of new build, finds Neil...
Energy trading is advancing so quickly it's sometimes difficult for software to keep pace. Energy Risk's software survey reveals almost half of respondents changed systems in 2006. David Watkins reports
Risk management on the buy side has, over the course of the last few years, become a specialist business process in its own right. But there are still a myriad approaches to essentially the same challenge: ensuring that you do not expose your organisation...