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Managing Risk in Financial Firms

Authors: Dermot Turing and Elizabeth Cramb

ISBN: 9781847663030

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Edition: 2nd

Publisher: Bloomsbury Professional

Law As Stated At: 1 March 2009

Managing Risk in Financial Firms

Managing Risk in Financial Firms

Now more than ever there is a need for lawyers to understand the concepts of risk management and to have a wider grasp of the risk-related issues facing a firm. Managing Risk in Financial Firms, 2nd edition provides a detailed analysis of the types of risk that financial institutions may face and also offers authoritative and comprehensive advice on putting in place measures to minimise exposure to risk. No maths or modeling, just practical advice. This book is not about the creation of mathematical models to gauge risk and offers no classes in algebraic calculation. It explains why there is significantly more to risk management than the now discredited VAR modelling techniques and describes a range of effective risk management methods to address various types of risk. It is essential reading for all those working within a financial institution who have no risk measurement expertise but who are inevitably involved in the risk management function of that institution.This reworked and revised second edition looks at the different sources that pose a potential risk to organisations.