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The impact of regulation

April 2015—The chief financial and risk officer of APG, Angelien Kemna, believes pension funds and regulators must work together to foster opportunities for long-term investment while ensuring stable, sound, and safe financial markets.more

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Managing supplier risk in the transportation and infrastructure industry

February 2015—Introducing systematic risk-management tools, particularly in the supplier-selection process, could help mitigate problems associated with the industry.more

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Debt and (not much) deleveraging

February 2015—A new McKinsey Global Institute report finds global debt has grown by $57 trillion since 2007, posing new risks to financial stability and global economic growth.

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Rethinking bank risk in emerging markets

September 2014—Macroeconomic developments, heightened regulation, and pressure on margins and profitability are moving risk management to the top of the agenda for CEOs and their boards.more


Why senior leaders are the front line against cyberattacks

June 2014—All companies are aware of the growing risk of cyberattacks, yet few are taking the steps necessary to protect critical information. The key? Senior managers need to lead.more

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The rising strategic risks of cyberattacks

May 2014—Research by McKinsey and the World Economic Forum points to a widening range of technology vulnerabilities and potentially huge losses in value tied to innovation.more


Managing when vendor and supplier risk becomes your own

July 2013—Financial institutions are being held accountable for the actions of their suppliers. A new approach can help to identify and manage sources of third-party risk.more


The do-or-die questions boards should ask about technology

June 2013—Board members should raise nine critical questions when discussing technology strategy with IT and business managers.more


Managing the people side of risk

May 2013—Companies can create a powerful risk culture without turning the organization upside down.more


A better way for banks to monitor credit

January 2013—Early-warning tracking of small changes in customers’ financial situations can make a big impact on the bottom line.more

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