Compliance Doesn't Have to Be Painful for BanksDecember 21, 2011Facing an ever-intensifying regulatory environment, banks are expected to spend more on risk management than ever before. But there is a silver lining: Many of the new standards with which banks must comply can help make their operations more efficient.
Competing on Analytics: IBM Acquires AlgorithmicsSeptember 01, 2011IBM acquires Algorithmics; deal is latest step in series of investments IBM has made in predictive analytics, increasingly used by financial institutions to improve risk management efforts.
Bank Enforcement Cease and Desist Actions Quickly RisingNovember 20, 2009The financial crisis is causing a dramatic rise in the number of cease and desist orders by bank regulators and should be a warning sign for bank managers and directors, according to analysis by the Regulatory Fundamentals Group.
ERM Push Among Banks IntensifiesFebruary 19, 2009In an industry reeling from the financial crisis, enterprise risk management finally is finding a more willing audience among banks. But achieving ERM requires both a mastery of data and a cultural commitment.