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10 Essential Risk Management Videos - Part 1

10 Essential Risk Management Videos – Part 2

In part 1 of this article I’ve included a series of relevant Risk Management videos, covering conceptual topics around investing with derivatives securities such as Forwards, Futures, Hedging, Hedging with Futures, Put/Call Options, etc. This article covers additional videos focusing on Risk and Reward concepts such as Systematic Risk (not to be confused with Systemic Risk), Total Risk, Portfolio Risk […]

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Risk Scoring Matrix

Residual Risk Scoring Matrix Example

While each firm has its own risks scoring guide, most firms will follow common guidelines, such as suggested by IOSCO on the Risk Identification and Assessment Methodologies for Securities Regulators. This article includes examples of risk scoring matrices used for Impact (inherent or gross risk – described in our section Risk Register), Likelihood (or probability), and the […]

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Risk Heat Map

How to Create a Risk Heatmap in Excel – Part 1

Risk heat maps are commonly used in operational risk management and are specially useful to represent a firm’s risks in a visual manner, highlighting the ones that need to be managed more closely. When assessing operational risk, the risk manager will typically use a spreadsheet to record its firm’s key risks and rate the impact and likelihood (or probability) assessment scores for […]

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10 Essential Risk Management Videos

10 Essential Risk Management Videos – Part 1

This article includes a series of Risk Management videos, covering several topics which are relevant specially for Market Risk professionals. The videos included cover the following topics (click on the different topics below to access directly the embedded video). Forwards Futures Hedging Hedging with Futures Put options Call options Put-Call Parity Combining Payoffs Payoffs Total […]

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10 Must Have Skills to be a Successful Risk Manager

10 Must Have Skills to be a Successful Risk Manager

As regulatory requirements shift and evolve, so must Risk and Compliance professionals keep improving and grow their skills and knowledge. Keeping up with regulation and ongoing wider regulatory programmes, as well as covering the day to day operations at financial firms or banks, requires that Risk Managers are constantly learning, adapting and systematically moving their […]

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INFOGRAPHIC: Seventh annual global EY / IIF bank risk management survey

INFOGRAPHIC: Banks Risk Management Survey 2016 by EY

Banks have taken serious steps post-financial crisis to improve and even totally overhaul their Risk Management processes and systems . This has been an enormous challenge for banks as the industry regulation has increased exponentially post-financial crisis with capital and liquidity requirements also increasing. At the same time, CEO’s must keep their focus on increasing banking revenues to 10-15% […]

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