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  • Board-Level Risk Committees

    Traditionally, senior risk executives have managed risk at the operational level of organizations. Boards have had general oversight responsibilities for risk, with audit or finance committees taking on more specific...

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  • Standard & Poor’s Applies ERM Analysis to Ratings

    Beginning in the third quarter of 2008, Standard and Poor’s will incorporate Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) into discussions at regularly scheduled credit review meetings. The discussions of ERM will focus...

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  • ERM: The Importance of Senior Management Buy-In and Leadership

    The Midwest Audit Committee Network met to discuss effective ways for boards and audit committees to oversee enterprise-wide risk management. The network is a group of audit committee chairs drawn...

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  • Audit Committee Oversight of Enterprise Risk Management

    The emphasis the SEC and Standard and Poor’s have placed on risk management processes has led many companies to increase the oversight responsibility for risk management placed on the...

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  • Emerging Expectations for Alignment of Internal Audit and Risk Oversight

    This report summarizes survey responses received by PricewaterhouseCoopers from chief audit executives of Fortune 250 companies about trends affecting internal auditors by 2012, particularly related to internal audit’s role in risk...

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  • Audit Committee Involvement in Risk Oversight

    Many boards of directors are directing executive management to embrace enterprise risk management (ERM) to develop a stronger top-down holistic view of risks affecting the enterprise. In most cases, the...

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  • The Global CFO Study 2008:  Balancing Risk and Performance within an Integrated Finance Organization

    This IBM study of 1,200 CFOs and senior finance professionals reveals that CFOs may be taking the wrong approach to resource and risk management on a global scale. Organizations are turning...

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  • Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC)

    The article titled One for Three provides an interesting perspective for companies using automation for their governance, risk management, and compliance concerns. Governance, risk management, and compliance (GRC) software has...

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  • Linking Governance to Strategy

    Finance professionals should play a key role in corporate governance, including connecting corporate governance to performance metrics and daily operations. This article examines an example of such a role in...

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  • Political Risks

    Internal Auditor recently published an article titled, Assessing Political Risks, that discusses the role of chief audit executives (CAEs) as they face challenges such as unstable global markets. The article...

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  • Risk of Piling ERM on Audit Committee

    The recently published article by Jabulani Leffall titled, Risk of Piling ERM on the Audit Committee, provides insight on the expectations placed on some audit committees to address a company...

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  • Risk Manager Trepidation

    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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  • ERM Progress

    Internal Auditor recently published an article titled, Moving Forward with ERM, to provide news on recent developments in ERM and the increasingly important role that chief risk officers (CROs) play...

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  • Risk Language

    Internal Auditor recently published an article titled, The Language of Risk, which stresses the need for a clear risk language throughout all organizations. By using a common language, different levels...

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  • ERM Strategy: Create and Safeguard Stakeholder Value

    The May 2007 issue of Strategic Finance cover story article, “Strategic Risk Management: Creating and Protecting Value,” illustrates the importance of integrating an enterprise-wide view of risks into all aspects of...

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  • Selecting Risk Consultants

    Forrester recently published an article titled, Identifying and Selecting the Right Risk Consultant, that provides insight in making crucial decisions regarding selection of risk consultants. Just as the service needs...

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  • Managing Reputation Risk

    Reputation is very important to most organizations, yet many companies do a poor job of managing risks to their reputation. Too often, companies focus their energy on addressing threats to...

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  • ERM Business Drivers

    Forrester recently published an article by Michael Rasmussen titled, Business Drivers for Enterprise Risk Management, detailing why companies struggle with implementing and managing a successful enterprise risk management (ERM) program. ...

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  • Informatica’s Solution for Data Quality

    Informatica released a white paper in November 2006 to summarize data quality problems faced by financial institutions trying to maintain compliance. Large corporations have an especially hard time integrating different areas...

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  • Managing the Unexpected

    The Quarterly Journal of the EDS Agility Alliance recently published an article titled, Unwelcome Surprises, that discusses the dangers that can evolve from having a decentralized business structure that does...

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