Model Risk Management Challenges and Opportunities in a Volatile World: A Q&A with Evan Sekeris

Contending with an unprecedented combination of shocks, financial risk modelers have lately had to muddle through some very tough times. Indeed, when you are relied upon to forecast the financial...

January 20, 2023 | By Tod Ginnis


Model Risk Management Lessons Learned: Tracing Issues from the Pandemic to the Great Recession

Even before the pandemic, model risk management (MRM) departments seemed to be on shaky ground. Indeed, at many financial institutions, credit risk modeling had become largely a check-the-box...

July 8, 2022 | By Deniz Tudor


Risk Accounting, Modeling and Non-Financial Risk: An Argument for Better Integration

Not much more than a decade ago, we were in the midst of the global financial crisis. In contrast to the crisis that is now looming - climate change - banks were then the polluters, not with toxic...

August 13, 2021 | By Peter Hughes


OpRisk Capital Chess: Banks Lose First Match

Playing the white pieces, the banks led with the regulatory capture opening. In a sequence of expertly coordinated moves, they progressively took control of the chessboard. That should have led to an...

April 1, 2021 | By Peter Hughes


As Catastrophe Losses Rise, Models Adjust Incrementally

Record numbers of hurricanes and wildfires are unlikely to prompt significant changes in models gauging the probability of resulting losses, but tools accompanying recent catastrophe model updates...

February 5, 2021 | By John Hintze

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