Managing risk


Financier Worldwide Magazine

April 2015 Issue

April 2015 Issue

Risk is a constant companion for those operating in today’s business world. And what constitutes effective risk management can vary considerably across the corporate spectrum. The types of risk faced by organisations are varied and numerous. They can take many forms, including: financial; strategic; organisational and operational; environmental; technological; political and economic; compliance; and health and safety. As a matter of course, how businesses, investors and financial institutions manage such risks is fundamental to their success, if not their very survival – especially against a backdrop of increasing regulation by global authorities and a global economy balancing on an uneven keel.

FORUM: Managing reputational risk

FW moderates a discussion on managing reputational risk between Harlan Loeb at Edelman, David Imison at Schillings, Michael J. O’Leary at EY, and Tracy Knippenburg Gillis at Marsh Risk Consulting.

Get ahead of cyber crime

EY The Internet of Things is transforming lives, but how can organisations keep themselves and their customers safe from cyber crime? Our message to businesses today is that anticipating cyber attacks is the only way to be...

Cyber risk: an increasing concern for senior management

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP “Cyber threats are an urgent and growing danger.” This statement – made in January 2015 by President Barack Obama in a high-profile speech about cyber security – highlights the fact that cyber risk has recently become a matter...

Building an approach to data security liability exposure

K&L Gates LLP Data security is hot in boardrooms. In the United States, recent emphasis by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), Presidential executive orders and high profile data breaches have raised data security risks and...

Excess D&O insurance coverage – an important but often neglected part of your D&O insurance program

Holland & Knight Excess Directors & Officers (D&O) Liability Insurance policies are often referred to as “follow form” coverage. Despite the name, few excess D&O policies truly follow the terms and conditions of the primary D&O insurance policy...

The Supreme Court of Canada recognises a new duty of honesty in contractual performance

McMillan LLP Canada’s highest court has considered, for the first time, whether the law imposes a duty of good faith in contractual performance. In its recent landmark decision, Bhasin v Hrynew, the Supreme Court of Canada...

Identifying and dealing with risk management and corporate governance in the hotel industry

Bryan Cave Hotel companies are no doubt faced with similar risks experienced by companies in other sectors. Certain risk management issues such as compliance with employment and financial regulations and merger control are common...

Q&A: Managing risk arising from the ‘Internet of Things’

FW moderates a discussion on managing fraud and bribery risks in the healthcare sector between Tim Best at EY, Cheryl Soderstrom at HP Enterprise Services, Stephen Mills at IBM, and David Navetta at Norton Rose Fulbright US LLP.


Bryan Cave



Holland & Knight

HP Enterprise Services


K&L Gates LLP

Marsh Risk Consulting

McMillan LLP

Norton Rose Fulbright LLP


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