July 19, 2018
Recent studies conducted separately by the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) and Protiviti/NC State highlight that “yesterday’s risks” that still preoccupy many boardroom discussions may...
April 1, 2013
Strategic risk management plays a crucial role in the ultimate success of an organization. Addressing the deficiencies in strategic risk management helps focus the business plan towards a perspective of...
February 13, 2013
The role of chief risk officer (CRO) has been put under a microscope to understand methods and key success factors that can enhance the role. Organizations now, more than ever...
October 2, 2012
Michael Somich, Executive Director of Internal Audit at Duke University, discusses with Dr. Mark Beasley his views about the role internal audit should play within an organization’s ERM process. ...
October 2, 2012
A major stumbling block companies run into when beginning their ERM journey is whether to have one risk champion (CRO) or have a committee that handles risk oversight. Paul Zavolta,...
May 15, 2012
The turmoil surrounding recent announcements of over $2 billion in trading losses at JPMorgan Chase is now shining a spotlight on risk management failures at the bank. A front-page story in...
March 1, 2012
The experiences associated with natural disasters and political events that occurred in 2011 are have implications for the kinds of risks organizations may need to consider in the near future. Lessons...
January 10, 2012
After conducting 80-90 interviews seeking the identification of major risk exposures facing the company, David Hughes, Assistant VP of ERM and Business Continuity Planning at Hospital Corporation of America (HCA)...
April 26, 2011
If management decides to appoint a Chief Risk Officer (CRO), the company should evaluate a variety of factors when conducting a search for the right candidates. A whitepaper issued by...
December 1, 2010
A whitepaper published by Protiviti introduces five secrets to help organizations build risk management as an effective and strategic contributor to the success of their business. With the deployment of...
November 15, 2010
Technologies, products, and institutions are constantly becoming more complex, which ultimately increases the risks that organizations face. During recent economic crisis, the banking industry has experienced this first-hand. This white...
October 1, 2010
The International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN) recently released Guidelines, designed to assess institutional investors in their evaluation of the board of directors’ effectiveness in risk oversight in organizations across the...
February 1, 2010
This second edition report from the ERM Initiative at NC State University and the AICPA provides insight on how boards and senior management teams are responding the challenges of risk...
August 20, 2009
A recent whitepaper issued by Deloitte LLP provides practical guidance for boards of directors to follow when enabling and executing “risk intelligent” governance. This whitepaper provides approaches to create value...
July 31, 2009
The position of Chief Risk Officer is becoming more prominent in many industries and will likely change the skills and behavior of current risk managers. Some believe that risk managers...
January 1, 2009
Risk management today is becoming increasingly important to the marketplace because of the financial instabilities felt by all. This turbulent atmosphere in the marketplace since the early part of 2008 has...
October 22, 2008
Risk management executives have come to the realization that a cohesive corporate risk management strategy is needed in their companies. They are becoming more involved with business continuity planning and...
September 30, 2008
Today’s focus on the rapid embrace of globalization initiatives has substantially increased the complexity and pace of change that risk executives face. Dealing with the volume and complexities of...
August 7, 2008
A risk manager at a large global bank explains how he did not expect the economy to take a turn for the worse. Since the economy was doing so well,...
June 5, 2007
Even though some risks may involve unpredictable natural disasters, managers need to implement plans to reduce the impact such an event(s) would have on their business. Risk managers should...
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