Friday, 22 May 2015

Risk management in financial institutions: report

When it comes to risk, the effects of the 2007-08 crisis are still being felt today. So, where do financial institutions go from here? The report examines the top five risks facing the sector and cuts through the complexity of Basel III and other regulations.

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Financial services should beware of cartel practices

As regulatory reforms gather momentum in the EU, financial services face increased competition compliance risks

Video interview with Luca RavazzoloVideo

Zurich General Insurance’s Global financial institutions lead, Global underwriting, discusses the results of a survey of risk managers in Financial Institutions carried out by StrategicRISK in association with Zurich

Video interview with Ignacio Del CorralVideo

Banco Santander’s risk manager discusses the key threats facing financial institutions

Video interview with Kate WarrenVideo

Lloyd’s Banking Group’s head of insurable risk discusses the key threats facing financial institutions

Risk management in financial institutions - Survey Results

A survey of senior risk managers in the financial sector reveals a complex landscape of interlocking risks, with regulatory change and cyber risks coming top of the five main risks. The survey also shows how the financial crisis affected the way in which the risk management function is perceived in financial institutions

Interview: Nick Leeson

The past 15 years have seen a plethora of banking scandals and many more continue to emerge, which begs the question as to why history keeps on repeating itself. Here, Nick Leeson, who brought down Barings Bank in 1995, talks of his experience and explains why financial institutions seem to carry on with the same erroneous ways

Industry focus: Construction

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.

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Ex-RSA construction risk chief joins Marsh

Mike Spencer will drive Marsh’s delivery of market-leading services and assist its global construction clients

How does delay-in-start-up insurance work?

Delay-in-start-up (DSU) insurance is a much-misunderstood product – something that can have very real costs implications for business when things go wrong.

Building through the ages

Struggling to attract talented new recruits, the construction industry is being forced to adapt to young people’s changing expectations. The bad news is that success is likely to be years away

Now’s the time to turn green

Sustainability is a significant challenge for the construction industry. But as governments demand action and the market grows apace, the issue has become impossible to ignore

Chain reactions

‘There may be only two manufacturers in the world of what you need. You need to know what their capacity is. If one has problems, is there capacity available in the other? If there isn’t, there will be an awful lot of delayed projects’

Sponsored White Papers

Building supply chain resilience

In common with the issues faced by all sectors in managing a supply chain, construction faces specific problems that complicate the challenge of building resilience.

Construction Insights

Zurich’s issue of Insights focuses on the challenges and trends in the construction industry.

European 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

Asia Risk Report: ChinaSubscription

Despite the enormity of its workforce, China faces a serious blue collar shortage. The country also has to contend with supporting an ageing population on a scale unmatched anywhere else in the world

Strategic Risk - Meet the Team