May 2011 Blog Posts (19)

Case studies, whitepapers and free research of the week

Dear GlobalRisk Community member,

We’ve collected really useful resources such as guides, white papers, webinars and tools. Remember, you only have to enter your information ONCE... after that, just enter your email address and you can download as many as you want. Since some have limited availability, I recommend you download the ones you are interested in immediately. Please let us know what topics are of your most interest and we will deliver them to…

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Added by Boris Agranovich on May 31, 2011 at 12:00pm — 33 Comments

Clarity in discussions of risk

A couple of distinctions I would like to see more attention paid to, so that it is always clear what is being addressed;

 

1. Ex ante prediction of risk (e.g. the probabilities assigned to possible future results)

vs.

Ex post evaluation of past risk (i.e. the experienced impact of actual past outcomes or implementations).

 

2. The uncontrollable risk that each various aspect of the world (market) creates for you, given that you have put yourself in a…

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Added by Andre Mirabelli on May 30, 2011 at 11:20pm — No Comments

modeFinance at Corporate Credit Risk Event 2011

modeFinance will present its MORE philosophy and services for Credit Risk Evaluation during the “Corporate Credit Risk Event 2011” in Amsterdam on June 17th, 2011 (link). 

The title of the modeFinance’s speech will be “The theory and methodology behind the MORE rating and the MORE Credit Limit” in which every innovative aspects of the MORE Rating and MORE Credit limit will… Continue

Added by modeFinance on May 26, 2011 at 3:31pm — No Comments

Risk Managers: Why Spreadsheets are Failing You

While spreadsheets are still an excellent tool for data manipulation and one-dimensional analysis, they fall significantly short of delivering the capabilities a risk manager really needs to analyze trends and see the relationships the job entails.

The limitations of spreadsheets verses ERM software are systemic and largely stem from the…

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Added by Steven Minsky on May 20, 2011 at 9:00am — No Comments

Restoring Trustability to Financial Services

How banks and other financial firms can rebuild and measure the trust they've established with customers.

Building trust takes time. And when trust has been damaged, whether by real or perceived actions, companies must work harder and smarter to ensure they are taking every…

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Added by GlobalRiskCommunity on May 19, 2011 at 10:39pm — 1 Comment

DFA Reform: With 30% of rules in place will regulators be ready to prevent another financial crisis

With House Committee passing a slew of rules on May 4, 2011 to postpone the implementation of derivatives section of the DFA by 18 months, Seila Bair’s decision to leave the FDIC on July 8,…

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Added by Marijana Curguz on May 19, 2011 at 2:30am — 1 Comment

What Risk Managers Can Learn About Preventing Fraud from Tom Brady, John Elway and CHiPs

There are a lot of events and anecdotes that risk managers can draw lessons from. September 11, Hurricane Katrina,  the financial crisis and the Gulf oil spill are the among the most oft-repeated.

But Pat Huddleston, former enforcement branch chief of the SEC’s enforcement division, has written an excellent article that looks to more unique sources, showing…

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Added by Shavonne Howlett on May 18, 2011 at 5:17pm — No Comments

Resources for Career Transitioning

Dear GlobalRisk Community member,



On recent discussions, many of you noted that the most frustrating parts of a career transition is your resume. No matter how big of a career move you're looking to make, your resume has to convince the hiring manager you're up for the challenge. For those of you looking to increase your resume response rate and get more interviews, we are happy to share several exclusive benefits from Ivy Exec, our Career Support Partner.



RESUME SUPPORT… Continue

Added by GlobalRiskCommunity on May 18, 2011 at 1:50pm — No Comments

Profile Technologies Inc files for Bankruptcy

The news on linkstates on May 10, 2011 that Profile Technologies, Inc. (OTC: PRTK) announced that it filed on May 9, 2011 for a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code ("Bankruptcy Code") in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of New York ("Bankruptcy Court").

In the following… Continue

Added by modeFinance on May 16, 2011 at 6:46pm — No Comments

When it comes to perspective numbers lie

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Added by Martin Davies on May 16, 2011 at 8:46am — No Comments

The Operational Risk Framework Check List

Have you really got your companies operational risk framework in check? …

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Added by Martin Davies on May 14, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

modeFinance Overview April 2011

Starting from today it is possible to download (link) the overview about all ratings evaluated by modeFinance during April 2011.
During this month modeFinance evaluted 403'974 companies in 98 countries.

Added by modeFinance on May 13, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments

Managing oil prices is all about preserving margins

Managing oil prices is all about preserving margins - which airlines are doing it right?

In volatile commodity markets, a firms ability to profit comes down to one thing; the capability a business has to control the transference of market volatility to margin…
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Added by Martin Davies on May 9, 2011 at 11:00am — No Comments

Interview with Michael Fadil, SVP, Corporate Risk Management at SunTrust Bank

In the wake of the financial crisis, banks are thinking more strategically than ever before about how to maximize value from their risk management programs. Risk Management has emerged as the clear choice for banks that want to gain a more advanced risk view and utilize the benefits of ERM to improve business performance in both the short and long term.



Michael Fadil, SVP, Corporate Risk Management at SunTrust Bank is a speaker at the upcoming Enterprise Risk Management in the… Continue

Added by Michele Westergaard on May 6, 2011 at 5:33pm — 1 Comment

BEST PRACTICES FOR MANAGING & PROTECTING CORPORATE REPUTATION

According to Wikipedia, “Best practices can also be defined as the most efficient (least amount of effort) and effective (best results) way of accomplishing a task, based on repeatable procedures that have proven themselves over time for large numbers of people.”

There are best practices for identifying and mitigating reputation risk in different types of companies as well as best practices for managing reputation as an asset. Please note that not every environment or every company is…

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Added by Deon Binneman on May 3, 2011 at 4:42pm — No Comments

INSULATING YOUR ORGANIZATION AGAINST REPUTATION RISK

The word "insulation" means to protect. This article is will be valuable for any Reputation manager, PR professional, Risk manager and Corporate Affairs executive.



Numerous studies including the Corporate Risk Barometer survey conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit a few years ago; have shown that the most significant issues facing business today are; reputation risk (defined as the threat of any event that can damage a company's reputation) and…

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Added by Deon Binneman on May 3, 2011 at 4:36pm — 1 Comment

Redesign of my blog - Deon Binneman on Managing Reputation

When you have a moment - please check out my redesigned blog - http://bit.ly/gMe4fP - Do you like it?

 

Thanks.

Added by Deon Binneman on May 3, 2011 at 11:41am — No Comments

FSB - Progress on Strengthening Financial Stability

Progress on implementing the G20 Seoul resolve for strengthening global financial stability has recently been reported as being on track.…

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Added by Martin Davies on May 3, 2011 at 10:00am — No Comments

Raser Technologies Files for Bankruptcy

Raser Technologies Inc., based in Provo, is a US - based public company engaged in geothermal power development and technology licensing. According to the news published on April the 29th, the company goes bankrupt (link). Check modeFinance Credit Report (… Continue

Added by modeFinance on May 2, 2011 at 1:09pm — No Comments

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