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Basel III: The final regulatory standard

– Basel III’s finalized regulatory standards will have less impact than was first assumed, but banks still need a holistic approach to capital management.

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– The journal offering McKinsey’s global perspective and strategic thinking on risk, focusing on the key risk areas that bear upon the performance of the world’s leading companies.

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Innovating at the speed of the 21st century in pharmaceuticals

– The CEO of Eli Lilly offers perspectives on accelerating change in the industry.
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Financial globalization hits a more stable, inclusive stride

– After the global financial crisis, a number of countries stepped back from the world stage, choosing to instead focus on domestic... capital while being more selective about foreign investments.
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Tackling GDPR compliance before time runs out

– Data protection has always been important. Now it’s becoming urgent. Here’s a primer on how companies can adapt to... the new rules.
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Perspectives on CCAR: Confronting uncertainty in the 2018 cycle

– For the third year in a row, no bank failed the Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) on quantitative grounds. And... while regulatory uncertainty remains a challenge, banks have more to do to prepare for CCAR 2018 and to build their longer-term approach for stress testing.
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Advanced analytics: Nine insights from the C-suite

– Conversations with hundreds of business leaders reveal nine ways that they are—and are not—adapting to the analytics... revolution.
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Stress testing for nonfinancial companies

– Assessing a company’s vulnerability to risk makes otherwise theoretical discussions of strategy more real.
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Risk analytics enters its prime

– All the ingredients are in place for unprecedented advances in risk analytics. Now it’s up to banks to capture the opportunities.
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Living with BCBS 239

– The most recent McKinsey–IIF survey on risk data and technology revealed that while banks struggle with the rising regulatory... bar, leaders are actually finding business value.
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The business logic in debiasing

– Debiasing business decision making has drawn board-level attention, as companies doing it are achieving marked performance improvements.
Interview - McKinsey Quarterly

A case study in combating bias

– Following several disappointing investments, the German electric utility RWE overhauled its decision-making processes. Learn how... from the CFO who spearheaded the effort.
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Are you prepared for a corporate crisis?

– No one can predict when disaster will strike—but knowing what to expect if it does will buy precious time.
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IFRS 9: A silent revolution in banks’ business models

– Banks have addressed the technical requirements of the new rules, but what about their significant strategic implications? Here’s... how to prepare.
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Analytics in banking: Time to realize the value

– By establishing analytics as a true business discipline, banks can grasp the enormous potential.
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Basel IV: What’s next for European banks?

– A new report finds that European banks will need more capital under the so-called Basel IV reforms. While rule making continues,... banks can take no-regret measures now.
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Applying analytics in financial institutions’ fight against fraud

– Using data along with other cutting-edge tools can help organizations make better decisions and step up efforts to monitor fraudulent... transactions.
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Resolution planning: How banks can tackle legal-entity rationalization in 2017

– Here’s a primer on how banks can plot this year’s work.

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