Risk Management

Sword Active Risk, a supplier of specialist risk management software and services, is a key supporter of the newly launched Risk Agenda 2025 project from the Institute of Risk Management (IRM). The project is launched with a survey into the future of risk management, and will continue with a series of interviews, roadshows and online debates. The initial findings of the survey, Perspectives on the Future of Risk, will be presented during the Active Risk Manager Global Conference, at the Dorchester Hotel, London, on 22 June 2017.

Many a blog or article piece on banking risk and regulation have started with the words ‘since the 2007/2008 financial crisis…’. This is as a result of the fundamental regulatory changes that have occurred since. The industry has seen a tsunami of regulations that have swept through the industry and stretched banks resources, increased their overall capital requirements and profoundly effected how banks operate. Add on top of this the UK’s decision on 23 June, 2016 to vote to leave the EU and the uncertainty that a Brexit vote leaves the entire nation, it is by no surprise that the largest industry in London, the financial industry, is set for further uncertain times ahead.

BearingPoint’s ABACUS/Solvency II has received its third industry award in recognition of the company’s excellence and expertise in regulatory reporting for the insurance industry.

Financial services firms rushing to adopt blockchain need to make sure that they address the security challenges associated with the technology, the European Union Agency for Network and Information Security (Enisa) has warned.

MetricStream, the market leader in governance, risk and compliance (GRC) apps, has today released the results of a global survey revealing the current state of third party risk management. Respondents were from more than 40 organisations, across 15 industries – including financial services, retail, healthcare, pharmaceuticals and insurance.

Citi today released the latest Risk Management findings from its award-winning benchmarking tool, Citi Treasury Diagnostics (CTD), designed to help companies assess the effectiveness of their treasury, working capital, and risk management practices. The Risk Management findings are based on comprehensive results gathered from a diverse group of large corporates, industries and geographies.

ACA Compliance Group (ACA), a global leader in providing compliance, cybersecurity, performance, and technology solutions to financial services firms, has acquired Telavance.

The Center for Financial Professionals interviewed Dalit Stern, Director of Enterprise Fraud Risk Management, TIAA Financial Services, ahead of the 6th Annual Risk Americas Convention, where she provides insights in to the importance of measuring fraud through KRIs and metrics and more.

IT spending by banking and securities firms in mature Asia/Pacific markets will reach $67.1 billion in 2017, an increase of 5.4% from 2016, according to Gartner.

Emerging financial technology poses a threat to US banks that are unable to compete with this developing field, according to an official report from the US Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC).

Global CRASH Report from CAST uncovers applications in Financial Services can be exploited to steal confidential information.

Organizations facing regulatory overload can now benefit from powerful new tools to help them better manage their compliance workflow as Thomson Reuters introduces Regulatory Change Management (RCM), its new end-to-end compliance solution.

MetricStream, a market leader in Governance, Risk, and Compliance (GRC) apps and solutions, has been awarded "Industry Innovator of the Year" by SC Magazine in the category of Risk Management and Policy Management.

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