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Risk Careers: Trends and Key Skills in Demand in a Topsy-Turvy World

Stoked by high inflation, supply-chain breakdowns, recession fears and geopolitical conflicts, global economic uncertainty now abounds. What does this unstable environment mean for financial risk...

October 14, 2022 | By Tod Ginnis

Operational

One Diverse CRO’s Blueprint for Success: A Q&A with Philip Melville

There’s more than one avenue to success as a financial risk manager. Some take an entry level risk job and work their way up through the ranks. Others begin in a different field and transition into...

March 4, 2022 | By Tod Ginnis

Operational

U.S. Regulators Hire Chief Innovation Officers

The leading U.S. financial regulators are active participants in a movement among supervisory agencies around the world to support technological innovation. But, until February, two prominent banking...

March 12, 2021 | By Jeffrey Kutler

Operational

Machine Learning Expert Joins Abu Dhabi Investment Authority

Marcos Lopez de Prado, a Cornell University professor of practice, the Journal of Portfolio Management's 2019 Quant of the Year Award winner for machine learning innovations in asset management, has...

October 2, 2020 | By Jeffrey Kutler

Operational

Pandemic Prescription: Resolve, Resources and Resetting of Beliefs

A recent GARP Risk Intelligence article, A View from South Asia: This Time Is Different, looked back from the pandemic crisis to how India's Xennial generation experienced the evolution in...

April 17, 2020 | By V.P. Jyotsna and Nupur Pavan Bang

Operational

A View from South Asia: This Time Is Different

Countries around the world are struggling to keep up with the pandemic coronavirus. Global stock markets are on a downward spiral due to fears of recession, massive drops in demand, disruptions in...

March 27, 2020 | By Nupur Pavan Bang

Operational

Nasdaq Names a Chief Risk Officer, SEC a Chief Data Officer

Nasdaq has reached around the world for a chief risk officer, while the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission falls in line with peer agencies and firms that it regulates by appointing a chief data...

February 7, 2020 | By Jeffrey Kutler

Operational

Operational Risk Veteran Is Named CRO at CLS

The CLS foreign exchange settlement services utility has named longtime operational risk executive Deborah Hrvatin chief risk officer. CLS said on November 5 that Hrvatin, most recently of Citigroup...

November 8, 2019 | By Jeffrey Kutler

Operational

One-on-One with the CRO of Fannie Mae

Over the past 32 years, John Forlines has worn many hats at Fannie Mae - the mortgage giant that ranked 22nd on this year's Fortune 500 list. Starting his career in the internal audit group in 1987,...

September 6, 2019 | By Robert Sales

Operational

The Critical Importance of Incident Reporting

Security incidents are inevitable. Responding to and resolving them begins with a fundamental first step: reporting. Michael Humphrey points out that it is “only human” not just to make mistakes, but...

September 6, 2019 | By Jeffrey Kutler

Operational

Expense Management Is a Matter of Culture

For good reason, “cost reduction” has become a dreaded term in the corporate world. Most often, when faced with subpar financial performance, the first resort for many organizations is to issue a...

August 9, 2019 | By Vafa Vahid

Operational

Operational Resilience: The Critical Need to Learn from Failure

High-profile IT failures, ranging from the Equifax data breach to TSB's botched tech upgrade to the damaging customer-account problems at Barclays and RBS, have recently proliferated in the financial...

May 31, 2019 | By Jo Paisley

Operational

Innovative Steps Toward Gender Equality

Research has shown that women make or influence 80% of consumption decisions and account for (U.S.) $20 trillion of consumption expenditure. It would make sense for companies to get this fairly large...

March 6, 2019 | By Nitya Bodavala and Nupur Pavan Bang

Operational

How to Manage Reputational Risk

As Warren Buffett once said, “It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it.” This rings especially true today, as high-profile crises - including cyberattacks, product recalls...

March 1, 2019 | By John Thackeray

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