Tag Archives: financial crisis

Generic Answers to Global Problems?

Keith Waitt comments on the future for Eastern European banking McKinsey has recently published an article about the future of banking in Eastern Europe (“What’s ahead for banking in Eastern Europe”), This article proved to be thought-provoking in unexpected ways, … Continue reading

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Ri$kMinds Geneva Conference…Thoughts from one Chairman

Dear Colleagues, I was privileged to chair a master class stream at the recent Ri$kMinds Geneva conference, where we discussed topics related to enterprise wide bank risk management & the skills required to be a sound risk manager. My chairman … Continue reading

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Risk Management: Time for the Globalization of Standards?

As the financial crisis unfolded over the last two years, the role of risk management in banks made an attractive target. Do risk managers know what they’re doing? In the January 13th Viewpoint column in American Banker, Keith Waitt addresses … Continue reading

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