Confronting the perils of risk

Faced with escalating risks to reputation, profitability and from regulation, financial firms are on the back foot.

Risk is a growth business. But today, the focus of many financial firms is less about the trade-off between risk and return, and more about simply managing a proliferation of menaces, hazards and dangers. Anticipating risk, preventing it, monitoring it, mitigating it and, ultimately, paying for it are a primary concern.

There are three broad categories of risk, according to Tommy Helsby, chairman of Kroll Eurasia, a leading global risk consultancy. These are market, credit...

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  • 2nd Compliance Summit Southeast Asia

    17 August 2017  |  Singapore
    The 2017 Compliance Summit Southeast Asia will take an in-depth look at the key compliance considerations today with a focus on regulation and new ...