This is another excellent post by Norman Marks, renowned author of blog Governance, Risk Management and Audit. Among the several very current and valid considerations made by Norman in this post, illustrated by a meeting held between a CEO, CIO, CRO, EVP Sales and COO of a hypothetical firm, one sentence immediately stands out – and […]
In the previous article (part 1), I’ve introduced the concept and possible applicability of a risk heat map, when capturing and managing operational risk. This article explains how to achieve the two heat maps described in part 1, including the data setup and necessary adjustments in Excel in order to plot all the risks (roughly 100) into an ineligible chart. […]
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 […]
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 […]
Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) is a method which provides a given firm to have an overview of all its key risks and associated information, therefore enabling the board and management team to make balanced, cross region wide risk decisions. Risks are Opportunities Earlier, so it seems, the world was less dangerous. Today, more and more enterprises with […]
This is another useful webinar by Simplilearn, focusing on the two main dimensions of Risk (probability and impact) as well as the 9 step Risk Management process and other relevant aspects such why Risk Leadership is so important, most common mistakes, root causes identification, among other important points. This is a actually a very thorough […]
This is Thomson Reuters’ forth annual survey, focusing on how financial services firms are managing conduct risk has identified distinct industry wide trends against which firms can benchmark their own progress. Last year, compliance and risk practitioners from more than 260 financial services firms across the world, including banks, brokers, asset managers and insurers took […]
This article contains some links into Bank for International Settlements (BIS) important documents for Operational Risk. Each link will open a new window in your browser and will guide you to the original BIS article which contains a PDF version.