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Real-time Risk Intelligence

There is an interesting report written by Chartis Research about real-time risk intelligence. To get a copy, go to

Added by Mark Sappol on August 25, 2010 at 9:39am — No Comments

VaR: friend or foe?

For many risk managers, the recent financial meltdown has left them questioning the very essence of risk modeling, used by many since the 1990s to measure their firm’s

financial risk. Investment firms have traditionally…


Added by Mark Sappol on August 25, 2010 at 9:36am — 2 Comments

Managing counterparty risk is the key to restoring confidence in the industry

Most of Europe's biggest banks comfortably passed the Committee of European Banking Supervisors’ recent

stress tests and the sector has breathed a visible sigh of relief. However,

plenty of uncertainty remains over banks that either squeaked by with just

enough capital or passed but did not fully…


Added by Mark Sappol on August 25, 2010 at 9:28am — No Comments

Alistair Darling: RBS was 'a couple of hours' from collapse

Shadow chancellor Alistair Darling has described how RBS was "a couple of hours"…


Added by Boris Agranovich on August 22, 2010 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Have you adequately defined Reputation Risk in your Business?

Definitions create the lenses through which we look at the world. The renowned psychologist, Abraham Maslow said that if the only thing you have is a hammer, you tend to treat everything as a nail.

I start every seminar and presentation with definitions, so that I can establish a common framework through which I can work with my audience. In particular there are a number of definitions to describe reputation and reputation risk, each serving a… Continue

Added by Deon Binneman on August 17, 2010 at 8:02am — 3 Comments

US banks under increasing scrutiny

Xavier Bellouard, co-founder of Quartet FS

US banks under increasing scrutiny

New regulation continues to be a top priority for banks with the regulators both here and in the US placing increasing scrutiny on bank’s risk management policies in an effort to avoid another financial crisis. A recent article in the FT highlights how the US regulators are clamping down even further, making banks perform tougher "stress tests" of their financial health and being stricter as to… Continue

Added by CJ Conti on August 16, 2010 at 8:41pm — No Comments

The Law of the Few: World Class Corporate Crisis and Communications Teams

Many companies navigate the routine complexity of business with adequate or acceptable managem…


Added by Tony Ridley on August 1, 2010 at 11:32am — No Comments

Volcano Lessons: Preparing for future events

Note: This was posted on my blog a couple of months ago, but I just joined here, and I think the message still applies...

The Issue

If you've heard me speak at a conference or another event recently, you likely heard me say that in many important areas no one can predict the future.

So if you don't know what will happen, how can you prepare for it? The… Continue

Added by Randy Park on June 22, 2010 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Social media guidance

Please find below links to interesting policy documents related to Social Media. These links have been compiled by Hilmar Nierop who kindly granted his permission to distribute them for your use.

These documents have informational value for all users of social media in various countries with their distinctive legal and communications culture. After all, the global use of social media has such an impact that it provides an international substance which reigns over local legal form(s),… Continue

Added by Boris Agranovich on May 27, 2010 at 11:30pm — 1 Comment

Prediction on US GDP this quarter - lucky guess?

Based on latest data from BEA, BLS, Fed, Ontonix published an analysis early last week.

Here were the main conclusions (based on data up to 2009 Q4)

- This recovery is only marginally better than the last one in 2001

- This recovery seems to be Export driven where as the last one appeared to be Import driven

- There is still a lot of turbulence in the economy, in fact the amount of complexity (or turbulence) has increased nearly 75% since 2008 Q1

- Interest rates… Continue

Added by B.R. Deshpande on May 1, 2010 at 8:05pm — No Comments

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Added by Boris Agranovich on April 3, 2010 at 8:14pm — No Comments

Strategic Risk

Please help with this: Strategic risk: how do risk managers help? Post your views at this blog: Thanks

Added by Richard Anderson on February 27, 2010 at 11:29pm — 2 Comments

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Fantastic risk ad: to view Arnie’s ‘Risk Mitigation for Beginners’ Part 2 please click here:

Added by Richard Anderson on February 27, 2010 at 11:14pm — No Comments

Twenty-seven Inspiring Quotes about Life and the Current World’s Condition and Comments by Enrique Suarez

Twenty-seven Inspiring Quotes about Life and the Current World’s Condition and Comments by Enrique Suarez


1. "And those who were seen dancing…


Added by Enrique Suarez on November 30, 1999 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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