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Recent risk management articles
- IFRS 17: Waiting is not an optionIFRS 17 is a principles-based accounting standard for the future-oriented valuation of insurance contracts. Designed to increase financial transparency, IFRS 17 requires insurers to report in more detail on how insurance and reinsurance contracts affect their finances and risk.
- The analytical CRO and the risk aware CFOTo create a more risk-aware organization, the most important collaborative relationship for the CRO is with the CFO and the finance team. The CFO and CRO – as the executives responsible for budgeting and supervision – tend to get caught in the middle of competing objectives.
- frtb: a wait and see strategy could be riskyFRTB, fundamental review of the trading book, is a regulation that changes how banks analyze market risk in the trading book to address systemic challenges.
- Nets banks on sophisticated analytics to stop credit card fraud before it happensThe leading Nordic payment service provider Nets decided to upgrade its services related to fraud management within card payments. Criminals conducting payment card fraud today are getting more and more advanced, and this challenges Nets to keep staying a couple of steps ahead of them all the time.
- Breach of confidence at the EU levelEU Commissioner Margrethe Vestager confronts corporate crime. Digitisation is making an impact on legitimate as well as illegitimate business practices.
- IFRS 17 and Solvency II: Insurance regulation meets insurance accounting standardsIFRS and Solvency II encourage comparability and transparency from a regulatory and accounting perspective for insurers, but there are important differences.
- Credit risk management is the answerLending and loan volume is back up to pre-crisis levels. But banks are facing higher delinquencies as well. That's why improving credit risk management is crucial.
- IFRS 9 and CECL: The challenges of new financial standardsIFRS 9 and CECL will require banks to more accurately predict expected credit losses (ECLs). This will require new credit loss models based on analytics.
- Model risk management: Vital to regulatory and business sustainabilitySloppy model risk management can lead to failure to gain regulatory approval for capital plans, financial loss, damage to a bank's reputation and loss of shareholder value. Learn how to improve model risk management by establishing controls and guidelines to measure and address model risk at every stage of the life cycle.
- Retail cyber risk toleranceManage your data assets just as you would any of your physical assets by putting security plans in place for any and all contingencies.
- Prepare for IFRS 9 convergence with better IT and data practicesAs banks prep for IFRS 9 convergence, it will put added stress on IT systems. Learn how to build an IT framework that meets regulatory challenges.
- Risk data aggregation: Transparency, controls and governance are needed for data quality and reportingFinancial institutions’ data aggregation and reporting techniques and systems are receiving increased attention both internally and externally. Find out how to take a comprehensive approach to BCBS principles and risk data aggregation and management.
- Risk data infrastructure: Staying afloat on the regulatory floodWhat are the challenges of a risk data infrastructure and how can they be addressed? Here's what you need to know to build an effective enterprise risk and finance reporting warehouse.
- How to lead the digital transformationWith the future of the bank at stake, CEOs must embrace big data and come out in front of the wave of regulatory-driven compliance.
- Can you run the bank AND change the bank together?How to fulfill short-term compliance requirements and still meet longer-term business goals.
- An executive perspective on risk and fraudHSBC's global risk COO on how the world’s second-largest bank uses data management, analytics and industry expertise to tackle financial crime and more.
- Riding the avalanche of regulationA well-planned, integrated data strategy can improve banks’ ability to generate revenue, manage risk and gain a competitive advantage.
- Take the stress out of stress testingWhy the main components of stress testing must be jointly developed and applied by risk and finance teams for greater efficiency and better decision-making.
- IFRS 9 impairment regulation: How to prepare for the data tsunamiBanks will have to update ECL amounts at each reporting date for credit risk changes, significantly increasing impairment calculations and data collection.
- How to help ‘stressed out’ banksBanks can generate long-term value from a clear understanding of risk exposure, but for now they need to re-engineer and upgrade their stress testing processes to meet regulatory demands. It's possible to reduce the manual effort to inventory, manage, document, communicate, monitor and audit all of your bank’s models and share information for effective top-down model risk reporting.
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