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Tuesday, 21 October 2014

"Now, it is part of everyone's culture"

Lenny B Conil, risk and business
continuity manager, Veolia

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Is risk management a trade or a profession? − FERMA at 40

20 October 2014

Leading figures at FERMA and IFRIMA give their thoughts on the definition of risk management and changing global perceptions of the role

Firms failing to mitigate top risks

20 October 2014

FERMA’s benchmarking survey reveals risk managers are unsatisfied with management of key risks and that the role is becoming closely aligned with business strategy

Everything you need to know about certification − FERMA at 40

20 October 2014

Exactly 12 months since FERMA announced it would develop a European certification programme of competence for risk managers and a launch date is in sight. StrategicRISK details the programme and its significance for risk managers in Europe

Special report − FERMA at 40

20 October 2014

To commemorate FERMA’s 40th anniversary, StrategicRISK charts the rise of the association with a special report that includes interviews with its current president and former leaders and an analysis of its certification project

How European risk managers found their voice − FERMA at 40

20 October 2014

From its early days with six national affiliates, no office and a hard-to-pronounce acronym, FERMA has blossomed into a formidable, well-respected force across Europe. This is the story so far

More News

Julia Graham: my first year as president

2 October 2014

Halfway through her two-year term, the bold ambitions of FERMA’s president  – to create a profession for risk managers, encourage diversity in risk and insurance and improve innovation – look like they may soon be realised

New DVS chair: ‘We can do more and think beyond insurance'

2 September 2014

In the lead up to the association’s annual conference this month, the new head of German risk and insurance association says he wants to redefine what the organisation stands for and to be a force for change in the sector

Five minutes with: data and privacy legal expert Eduardo Ustaran

28 July 2014

Hogan Lovells partner and head of European privacy and informaiton practice on data protection, regulation and privacy impact assessments

StrategicRISK Europe – October 2014

14 October 2014

This month’s edition of StrategicRISK examines the extremity of political violence with a feature looking at the rise of the Islamic State. We also spoke with FERMA president Julia Graham about her first year at the helm of the association, and examine the risks linked to BYOD

StrategicRISK Europe edition – September 2014

1 September 2014

In this month’s issue we spoke to the new chairman of the German risk and insurance managers’ association DVS before the start of its annual conference this month; eleven of the industry’s top female risk and insurance professionals in a special women in risk feature; and examine whether Malaysia Airlines needs to rebrand following the losses of MH370 and MH17

Guides

Guide to: Multinational risks

Doing business, wherever in the world that might be, is becoming increasingly complex. We explore some of the key risks faced by businesses and risk managers in a number of regions around the world.

Breaking the glass ceiling for women in risk and insurance

9 September 2014

Three women from Willis,Lloyd’s Market Association and Hempel who made it to the top of the male-dominated risk and insurance industry recall how they overcame prejudice and why they support greater diversity

“A key to success is to take on what others are unwilling to take”

4 September 2014

Aon head of cyber and commercial E&O EMEA Sarah Stephens on what it takes to succeed in the risk profession  

"We must raise the number of women at board level" − ACE chief

3 September 2014

ACE Group country president France, Nadia Côté says the industry can benefit from greater diversity at every level

"I'm not a supporter of the women's quota in Germany"Subscription

3 September 2014

Bombardier head of risk engineering, global risk management and insurance, Malwine Braunwarth examines the issue of gender diversity

Anne Charon: how I made it to the top of Zurich, France

27 August 2014

Charon looks back at her career, explaining why she will never leave financial services and how she overcame prejudice in the sector

Sponsored white papers

News Analysis: Cyber War

Should companies be concerned about the threat to vital infrastructure?

FM Global Reason magazine Issue 2: 2014

Hershey's strategy unwrapped

News Analysis: Beware of El Niño

Protecting complex supply chains

Risk management in the construction industry: report

The worldwide financial crisis affected construction particularly hard. Now all the signs are that the industry in Europe is recovering. StrategicRISK, in association with Zurich, are pleased to present this report into the key risks facing the industry.

'The worst crime for a risk manager will be to be caught asleep at the wheel’

15 October 2014

Asia editor Sean Mooney on the potential challenges and opportunities likely to arise after the ASEAN Economic Community officially comes into existence

Editor's opinion: ‘Political risks have brought an added sense of wariness to business travel’

29 September 2014

Editor Mike Jones on the scope of risks faced by business travellers and the increasing significance of an effective travel risk assessment

Hill Dickinson: Is reputational risk really an untouchable intangible? Subscription

11 September 2014

The consequences and complexity of reputational risk are why many cite it the risk they worry most about, but peace of mind lies closer to home than many think, says partner, Magnus Boyd

Editor's opinion: events of the past six months threaten to redefine how we perceive risk

14 August 2014

“The speed of recent events – from the disappearance of MH370 to emergence of the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria has made it harder to join the dots and assess the impact”

Deadly diseases set to infect continuity plansSubscription

1 October 2014

Being prepared for the threats to business continuity caused by deadly infectious diseases, such as Ebola, means identifying gaps in the current emergency response plan and taking steps to address these, with clear trigger points for each action

Hill Dickinson: Is reputational risk really an untouchable intangible? Subscription

18 September 2014 By Magnus Boyd,  partner at Hill Dickinson

The consequences and complexity of reputational risk are why many cite it the risk they worry most about, but peace of mind lies closer to home than many think, says partner, Magnus Boyd

Plugging the gaps in the supply chainSubscription

17 September 2014

International lenders are now increasingly offering supply chain finance



Guide to: Multinational risks

Doing business, wherever in the world that might be, is becoming increasingly complex. We explore some of the key risks faced by businesses and risk managers in a number of regions around the world.

Guide to: Global risks for mid-sized companies

Expanding into foreign markets need not be daunting if companies are well prepared

Guide to: Claims

Almost everyone hopes they will never need to use their insurance but if it becomes necessary, understanding how to navigate a path through the claims process is crucial

Country Reports

Country Report: Italy

Companies that survive and even thrive through a prolonged downturn are those that know how to innovate to accumulate

Country report: UK

Risk managers would have a competitive advantage if they were to bring the concepts of ERM and business continuity together

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