adapt to political risk using enterprise risk management

Domestic Political Risk: Operating in the Uncertainty of a New Era (Part 1)

What Is Domestic Political Risk? Political risk refers to conditions and events that affect organizations and result from governmental decisions. It can have major effects on the profitability/expected value of economic action. Political risks impact individual investors, public and private companies of all sizes, and governments. Starting in 2016, political risk seemed closer to home…

IMPACT 2016

5 Takeaways from LogicManager’s IMPACT 2016 Conference

IMPACT 2016 has come and gone, and risk practitioners from across North America and Europe were thrilled with the results. IMPACT 2016 was differentiated by the passion behind real customer stories, all shared with actionable takeaways. Topics included third-party risk management, performance integration, cybersecurity, and reporting to the board. LogicManager’s annual ERM community conference was…

cybersecurity vulnerabilities

Risk Management Challenges for the Insurance Industry

Risk is a double-edged sword for insurance companies. On one hand, customers buy coverage because their businesses face a variety of risks. On the other hand, integrated risk management challenges for the insurance industry are numerous. These include risks like “underwriting, credit, market, operational, liquidity risks, etc.,” according to the National Association of Insurance Commissioners…

effective risk prioritization

Effective Risk Prioritization Is Key to Effective Risk Mitigation

A big mistake in risk management, especially when it comes to companies with newer programs, is underestimating the importance of standardized risk prioritization. Diving into identification and assessments without a sufficient framework inhibits prioritization. This can result in ineffective risk mitigation and duplicate work across departments, or even serious risks flying under the radar. The possibility…

Strategic ERM

What’s Changing in the Approach to IT GRC?

Increasing cyber-hazards have been accompanied by another trend; Governance, Risk Management, and Compliance (GRC) focused on IT (referred to as IT GRC) is changing. More and more organizations have been turning to a risk-based approach. Traditionally, IT is comprised of a variety of underlying functions. These functions include: IT Asset Management, commonly used to inventory…

operational risk management

Risk Identification and Monitoring Ensure Hospitals, Labs, and Retailers Remain in Compliance with EPA Standards

In light of recent events, the Environmental Protection Agency is using new monitoring techniques to evaluate the quality of companies’ classifications and reporting of hazardous materials. Ironically, as we all learned recently, even the EPA itself isn’t immune to catastrophic, if preventable, mistakes. New compliance regulations increase the importance of standardized risk identification, mitigation, and…