Managing risk


Financier Worldwide Magazine

April 2013 Issue

April 2013 Issue

In an increasingly complex and volatile business environment, risk management continues to grow in importance for businesses, investors and financial institutions. Authorities around the world have enhanced their monitoring and enforcement practices in a number of areas, and new regulation requires companies to enact effective risk management strategies and plug any gaps in their procedures. Effective risk management is fundamental to success and survival, as well as a basic requirement of shareholders, regulators and customers. But in a challenging and changing risk environment, the bar on what constitutes effective risk management is constantly being raised.

FORUM: Managing exposure to today's technology related risks

FW moderates a discussion on technology related risks between Ronald I. Raether at Faruki Ireland & Cox P.L.L., Robert Bond at Speechly Bircham LLP, and Jim Charron at Zurich North America.

Corporate resilience: managing third party risks

CRI Group It goes without saying that forging strong relationships with outside service providers, manufacturers, and supply chain and distribution partners will strengthen a company’s ability to broaden its markets, expand its product and service offerings, respond more aggressively to...

Risk management and due diligence

1stWEST Financial Corporation Winston Churchill once said that “There are times when there is nothing left to do but what is required”. Such is the case with risk management and due diligence. When making an investment of debt or equity into a business, what is required is appropriate action on the proper due...

Cyber-warfare, cyber-terrorism, and cyber-crime

Dickinson Wright PLLC One of the unfortunate consequences of political rhetoric is the purposeful brandmarking of the dialogue; controlling the language of the discourse may, as much as substance, determine the conclusions drawn by the target audience. Political strategists understand that the language used in...Protect your company from cyber threats

Holistic risk management: remembering operational risk in over-the-counter derivatives market reform

Fiserv The global financial crisis drew attention to the systemic importance of the Over-the-Counter (OTC) derivatives market, and the serious risk that this market presented to the broader economy. In response to this, the Dodd-Frank Act in the US and the European Markets Infrastructure...


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