A risk-based internal audit methodology for Greek local government organizations
The authors propose a methodology for evaluating possible risks when preparing an audit plan in Greek municipalities, with applicability beyond this area.
Audit committee characteristics and the audit report lag in Greece
The authors review empirical studies investigating the effect of audit committee characteristics on audit report lag, using Greece as an example. and finding that committee diligence is associated with a shorter report audit lag.
Stablecoins: good as the buck, or breaking the buck?
Collateral concerns and iffy auditing have raised fears of a ‘de-pegging’ event – and possible contagion across crypto and beyond
Deutsche’s market RWAs hit 5-year low on VAR multiplier cut
Regulatory audit greenlit 0.5x cut in multiplier following bank’s overhaul of VAR approach
Next-generation cyber risk for energy firms: tackling the energy sector’s latest threats
Digitalisation – already a key agenda item for energy firms – has become an even bigger priority as firms transition to low-carbon businesses. However, the benefits of digitalisation are accompanied by a huge rise in cyber risk.
Green figures: EU funds search for sustainable taxonomy data
Fund managers must report compliance with taxonomy before many investee companies
Op risk data: Chronic corruption charges cost Deutsche dear
Also: Wells Fargo fee fight; Nasdaq queers Emir reg; Covid keeps AML fines in line. Data by ORX News
Critical variables in the implementation of a risk-based internal audit: a theoretical and empirical investigation of Greek companies
This paper investigates the critical variables for the implementation of RBIA in Greek companies and examines the relationship between the above variables and RBIA implementation using data collected by 105 internal auditors, external auditors, directors…
Op risk data: Firm-wide control fails cost Citi $400m
Also: Deutsche draws fire and AML fine over Danske trades. Data by ORX News
Utilising technology to integrate capital management and stress-testing
This webinar explores how stress-testing has evolved over the past few years and how financial institutions can benefit from leveraging models in capital planning
The problem with GRC
Boards may care more about products and profits than governance, risk and compliance (GRC). But without an effective GRC programme, the fun soon stops when trouble calls, says Michael Gibbs, chief executive of SureStep Risk + Analytics
The Fundamentals of market risk rules
With the 2022 Fundamental Review of the Trading Book (FRTB) deadline looming, banks are fast coming to grips with the amount of work still to be done to achieve a successful implementation
Competitive differentiation – Reaping the benefits of XVA centralisation
A forum of industry leaders discusses the latest developments in XVA and the strategic, operational and technological challenges of derivatives valuation in today’s environment, including the key considerations for banks looking to move to a standardised…
Lease finance accounting – A new standard
International Financial Reporting Standard 16 came into effect on January 1. The impact of the new standard can be felt across all industries, particularly those that rely heavily on rentals and leasing as part of their core business. A global leader in…
Banks seek new value for their efforts
As regulatory stress tests evolve and a new age of stress-testing approaches, firms are looking to maximise value by making the most of scenario-based analytics. John Voigt, principal solutions manager at SAS, explores the importance to institutions of…
Deploying agile analytics in the fight against fraud
Financial firms are under pressure to tackle the widespread problem of financial fraud. As the speed, scale and sophistication of fraudulent activity grows, a panel of financial crime experts reveal how firms can develop an agile analytics capability to…
Risk data validation under BCBS 239
Based on a survey of twenty-nine major financial institutions, this paper aims to advise banks and other financial services firms on what is needed to get ready for and become compliant with BCBS 239, especially in the area of risk data validation.
Asia moves: New CEOs at Credit Suisse and ANZ, Invesco gets new MD, and more
Latest job changes across the industry