September 15, 2012
The Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act of 2010 places new regulations on companies reporting to the SEC. In particular, Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Act concerns the use of...
June 1, 2011
An effective enterprise risk management (ERM) program can significantly help an organization see and take action on risks that may be affecting the achievement of their core strategic objectives. Organizations...
January 1, 2011
Given that intangible assets correspond to roughly 80 percent of the value of today’s corporations, it is essential companies improve risk governance practices concerning intangible assets to mitigate against the...
February 1, 2010
As a direct result of the financial market crisis, media and regulatory agencies have targeted companies with compensation plans that promote excessive and unnecessary risk-taking. This article outlines the pending...
December 1, 2009
Textron Inc. is similar to many large companies today who look to their audit services group to provide risk assessment and assurance over a broad range of risks. However, Textron...
May 1, 2009
Risk professionals should consider seven questions in evaluating risk management tools, improving risk management practices, and assessing the state of ERM in an organization. Professionals should ask these seven questions: (1)...
January 1, 2009
This global survey conducted by KPMG in conjunction with the Economist Intelligence Unit in October 2008 summarizes responses from over 500 world-wide risk management senior officers in the banking industry about the...
December 31, 2007
In recent years the use of derivatives by mutual funds has soared. Yet, there has been little guidance offered to boards on the oversight roles when it comes to derivatives. ...
May 1, 2007
The Institute of Management Accountants has issued a new document that summarizes tools and techniques used by businesses that have effectively implemented an ERM program. After identifying risks, businesses should...
February 24, 2006
Prodyot Samanta, Director of Enterprise Risk Management at New York-based Standard & Poor’s, spoke on February 24th to 130 business professionals at the first of three Spring 2006 ERM Roundtables. Samanta described...
February 1, 2006
Since the publicity of numerous corporate scandals, the interest in compliance and ethics has created an important role for senior management to incorporate preventive maintenance measures for risk assessment and...
July 1, 2004
Strategic Finance published an article titled, “Outsourcing? At your Own Risk,” providing statistics supporting an increase in the outsourcing of various business functions and the potential risks facing the enterprise. ...
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