Financial Risk Management

The Importance of Financial Disaster Preparedness

The Importance of Financial Disaster Preparedness

Thorough preparation for a wide range of losses is essential for successful financial recovery after a catastrophic event.

 
Scanning the Risk Horizon: Industry Veterans Discuss Strategic Planning

Scanning the Risk Horizon: Industry Veterans Discuss Strategic Planning

Four industry veterans discuss how risk management contributes to their company’s strategic planning process.

 
Baby Boomers’ Impact on Small Business Formation

Baby Boomers’ Impact on Small Business Formation

With baby boomers driving small business formation, financial risk managers need to adjust their processes.

 
Making Cents of Bitcoin

Making Cents of Bitcoin

As investors and consumers get involved with bitcoin and put millions of dollars at risk, regulatory oversight becomes a pressing concern.

 
Spheres of Influence: Risk Management After the Financial Crisis

Spheres of Influence: Risk Management After the Financial Crisis

The 2008 financial crisis taught risk managers to widen their scope when assessing a company’s risk exposures.

 
Hacking Away at the Bottom Line

Hacking Away at the Bottom Line

Target’s data breach highlights the costly risks retailers and card companies face from cybercriminals.

 
N.Y. Regulator Confronts Financial Risks

N.Y. Regulator Confronts Financial Risks

New York regulator Benjamin Lawsky is setting his sights on a variety of insurance and banking issues.

 
How Montana Has Become a Captive Domicile Hotbed in Recent Years

How Montana Has Become a Captive Domicile Hotbed in Recent Years

New rules have made Montana an up-and-coming domicile while legal issues influence captive claims.

 
In Search of an Underwriting Profit: The P/C Market at Midyear

In Search of an Underwriting Profit: The P/C Market at Midyear

The property/casualty market may be hardening, but the good news for insurance buyers is that increases will be moderate.

 
Behind Russia’s Risk Curtain

Behind Russia’s Risk Curtain

Risk is the norm in Russia, but simple strategies and vibrant capital markets can help businesses navigate a volatile currency environment.

 
The Rebirth of Risk Management

The Rebirth of Risk Management

New regulations and accounting rules are far from the death of risk management. They may actually be its salvation.

 
10 Questions to Ask Your Actuary

10 Questions to Ask Your Actuary

The key issues all risk managers should discuss with their actuaries before any report is conducted.

 
The Magic Number

The Magic Number

In a crisis, knowing how bad things can get is sometimes more useful than knowing how things are. Enter maximum loss value.

 
A Year of Fines

A Year of Fines

Banks are finally owning up to fines stemming from the financial crisis and mortgage meltdown of 2008.

 
Austerity Risk

Austerity Risk

The current obsession with fiscal tightening in many countries may be misguided.