As part of an ongoing effort to support China’s promotion of education and best practices in risk management, GARP CEO Richard Apostolik gave a special keynote speech at a top ESG forum while the Association promoted risk education at the 2023 China International Fair for Trade in Services.
Ecctis, an internationally-recognized authority on global qualifications, has reaffirmed the FRM Certification’s master’s degree compatibility in nine countries and regions including Brazil, China, Japan, Mexico, and the UAE.
The special London event on April 18 strengthened GARP’s partnership with the U.K. organization working to transform net-zero ambitions into action.
Created in 1997, the FRM has been successfully earned by over 77,000 professionals to date, with many more scheduled to take their Exams in 2023.
Conducted by the GARP Risk Institute (GRI), the latest climate risk survey received participation from 62 leading financial institutions around the world.
GARP Risk Institute and the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative released a special report today that offers insights into creating board-level climate dashboards.
The June 10 speech included insights on climate risk management challenges and best practices for climate risk managers.
This year's Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Exam schedule will now include an additional date in August, providing Part I candidates with increased flexibility in 2022.
Nearly 1,000 Financial Risk Managers (FRM®) were surveyed, with emerging trends including a growing emphasis on operational risk and resiliency skills.
A new survey from GARP Benchmarking Initiative (GBI) finds just 10% of FRMs believe their firm is “completely” ready for a post-LIBOR world.
Hull will help steer the development of future curriculum for the world’s leading risk certification.
Conducted by the GARP Risk Institute (GRI), the “Third Annual Global Survey of Climate Risk Management at Financial Firms” received participation from 78 leading financial institutions around the world.
A new GARP primer addresses the various forms of digital currencies, what gives them value, and the myriad of risks they pose to financial institutions, nonfinancial firms, and investors.
The Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR®) Certificate is now eligible for government funding in Ireland through Sustainable Finance Skillnet as part of a commitment to promote climate risk education in the region.
GARP and the IIBF will work together to support the growth and development of skilled risk professionals in India.
A new GARP survey reveals a majority of Financial Risk Managers (FRM®) support increasing regulatory requirements on prime brokers and family offices in the wake of the Archegos Capital Management meltdown.
GARP continues to expand its roster of Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) Academic Partners, recently approving the Master of Applied Finance program at the University of Western Australia and the Master of Business Administration program at the Asian Institute of Management.
Building on its successful U.S. and European-based Buy Side Risk Managers Forums, GARP announced the launch of the Asia-Pacific Buy Side Risk Managers Forum.
A new report from GARP reveals a majority of risk managers are optimistic about the profession’s outlook, with COVID-19 and economic uncertainty amplifying the need for strong organizational risk management.
GARP surveyed nearly 90 Certified FRMs active in leveraged loans and CLOs to understand their views on these markets, which experienced a turbulent 2020.
To provide candidates with more options as they face the uncertainty of the COVID-19 crisis, GARP is making several enhancements to the administration of its flagship Financial Risk Manager (FRM) Exam in 2021. This includes adding more testing windows and transitioning to computer-based testing (CBT).
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GARP will co-sponsor the 2020 Shanghai Chief Risk Officer Forum to be held live and virtually on September 19, with Shanghai University of Finance and Economics (SUFE). The Forum brings together international and Chinese regulators, practitioners and scholars to discuss key risk issues. Speakers include Richard Apostolik, President and CEO of GARP.
On July 21, GARP and the International Energy Forum (IEF) hosted the first Global Energy Risk Forum, a virtual, executive-level discussion on the evolving state of the energy industry and the impact of COVID-19 on energy market volatility.
Amid increasing demand for climate risk education, the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) announced changes to its Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR®) Certificate Exam for 2021. The Exam schedule will not change in 2020.
GARP surveyed 250 certified FRMs to understand the effect the COVID-19 pandemic and remote work have had on both companies and risk professionals.
The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) announced today it will exclusively administer its Energy Risk Professional (ERP®) certification Exam via computer-based testing (CBT) beginning in May 2021.
GARP conducted its second annual Global Benchmarking Survey, featuring participation from 71 leading financial institutions around the world — almost triple the number in 2019 — including banks, asset managers, insurers, and other firms with a total market capitalization of $3.8 trillion.
Registration opens May 1 for the Sustainability and Climate Risk (SCR®) Certificate, the newest offering in risk management learning from the Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP). The SCR Certificate is the first-ever global climate risk management program, designed to help businesses address the risks associated with climate change.
GARP has announced a revised schedule of its global Exams for both the Financial Risk Manager (FRM®) and Energy Risk Professional (ERP®). May 2020 Exams will be rescheduled to October 24, 2020 for all global candidates, except for those scheduled to take the test in India. Candidates in India will be automatically deferred to the previously scheduled November 21, 2020 Exams date.
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“Given the global uncertainty around this pandemic, we must focus on the health and safety of exam participants and partners. As a result, we are postponing the May exam around the world,” said Richard Apostolik, CEO of GARP. “We are very saddened and disappointed that we are unable to hold the exams in May, but we know it’s the right decision based on the information we have today.”
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The Global Association of Risk Professionals (GARP) announced today that it is launching a new certificate in sustainability and climate risk (SCR), designed to help professionals understand and manage the potential economic and operational impacts of a changing climate on their organizations.