Category Archive

Below you'll find a list of all posts that have been categorized as “commentary”

New UK guidance on standards and governance for auditors

New guidance on UK audit standards and governance arrangements come to the fore

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Brexit- Keep calm and watch out!

The obvious ramifications and uncertainty of the EU Referendum result in the UK has and will inevitably grab, detract and take-over the foreseeable attentions of most international and cross-border business organisations. And especially those for...

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Risk Management for Directors

I came across this excellent handbook on risk management for directors produced by the Governance Institute of Australia. It is not industry specific but gives a really excellent set of questions concerning risk management, that any director should...

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Model Governance - It's all about context & proof

Summary

The recent financial crisis is generally seen as a failure of risk management. This has sent shocks through the risk management world, both internally and in how we are perceived by the general populace. Many of the mathematical models...

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The Future of Risk Reporting

I read a really well put together article by McKinsey on the future of Risk Management (see the link to the article below!).

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Role of the CRO

A really interesting piece of research from Headhunters Hedley May on the role of the CRO – and the risk function – based on discussions with CROs in banking, insurance, investment management and other stakeholders. The qualities of a good CRO were...

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Risk Reporting

I was very glad to give a speech at the inaugural event of the Irish Chapter of the Institute of Operational Risk. The event was well attended and I am looking forward to the Chapter flourishing.

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Challenges for a New Era of Enterprise Risk Management

Challenges for a New Era of Enterprise Risk Management

Enterprise risk has been around as a discipline in Financial Services since early in the 1990s. Over those years it has grown to be an important part of any risk department in most...

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