The trouble with KRIs


A key risk indicator (KRI) has a seemingly simple definition: it is a measure that can be used to monitor either the level of risk in an organisation, or the quality of controls around that risk.

But while KRIs are now widely used at the top-tier financial institutions on Wall Street and in the City, a question mark still hangs over them – especially in terms of their effectiveness, and how best to use them. In some instances – and this is especially true of smaller firms – operational risk

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Investment banks: the future of risk control

This survey report explores the current state of risk controls in investment banks, the challenges of effective engagement across the three lines of defence, and the opportunity to develop a more dynamic approach to first-line risk control

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