The case for independent risk management committees

Corporate governance

Any potential conflict between the objectives of risk management policies and those connected with maximisation of a firm’s value (or the value of shareholder equity) involves corporate governance. This is because the board of directors is expected to approve the objectives of a firm’s risk management policies and to oversee the means employed in achieving such objectives.

With this in mind, shouldn’t the make-up of a board’s risk management committee (or, in certain firms, the one mandated to

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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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