How to Grow Your Risk Hiring Potential: A Q&A with Robert Iommazzo

While the February jobs report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reflects a cautious labor market impacted by high interest rates, the hiring outlook in the risk management sector is still...

April 5, 2024 | By Dean Essner


Management Liability: Four Ways to Reduce the Risk

In today’s complex legal environment, it is crucial for businesses to prioritize risk management and protect their company from management liability risk. This is the risk that a business or its...

September 15, 2023 | By Angela Rimgaila


How to Better Manage Fraud in a Post-Pandemic World

Driven by illicit activities like money laundering and cyberattacks, fraud has been a constant challenge for financial institutions, which must regularly adapt to keep up with the growing...

July 7, 2023 | By John Thackeray


Risk Management Specialist vs. Generalist: Which Is Right for You?

In the 1990s, when financial risk management was in its infancy, credit and market risk dominated the field. Few practitioners even called themselves risk managers, let alone specialists in a...

June 9, 2023 | By Tod Ginnis


What Do CROs Look for in a Risk Manager?

You’re ready to interview for an exciting risk management position. You’ve researched the company’s business and its current challenges, and you’re prepared to explain to human resources or the...

February 10, 2023 | By Tod Ginnis


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


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


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


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


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


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


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 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


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


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


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 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


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


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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