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Bank risk management

Tony Van Gestel and Bart Baesens

in Credit Risk Management: Basic Concepts: Financial Risk Components, Rating Analysis, Models, Economic and Regulatory Capital

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199545117
eISBN:
9780191720147
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199545117.003.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Finance

This chapter presents a broad overview of banking and risk management. The chapter provides a banking history overview. Topics covered include the key role of banks in the economy as brokers and ... More


Why Some Firms Thrive While Others Fail: Governance and Management Lessons from the Crisis

Thomas H. Stanton

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199915996
eISBN:
9780199950324
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199915996.001.0001
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Why did some firms weather the financial crisis and others not? This book builds on interviews and access to internal documents from over a dozen major financial companies, investigates their ... More


The Practicalities of Being Inaccurate: Steps Toward the Social Geography of Financial Risk Management

Yuval Millo and Donald MacKenzie

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0005
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Financial risk management is an integral part of today's global markets. Yet, in spite of its critical importance and the huge interest that this area generates among practitioners and academics ... More


Introduction—Thinking about Security in the Twenty‐First Century

Alexandra Gheciu

in Securing Civilization?: The EU, NATO and the OSCE in the Post-9/11 World

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199217229
eISBN:
9780191712449
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199217229.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

The first chapter sets the scene by placing the analysis within the framework of debates about developments in the transatlantic security community in the post-9/11 world. It explains this book's ... More


Supply of annuities

Edmund Cannon and Ian Tonks

in Annuity Markets

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780199216994
eISBN:
9780191711978
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199216994.003.0010
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management

This chapter examines the supply of annuities, and discusses the regulatory framework. It discusses the market share of annuity business in the UK and the risk-management of annuity contracts by ... More


Risk and Risk Regulation

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter offers a general discussion on risk and methods of its regulation. After a brief review of different definitions of risk, including technical and psychological perspectives, it briefly ... More


Infrastructure Investment and the Management of Risk

Phillip O'Neill

in Managing Financial Risks: From Global to Local

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2009
ISBN:
9780199557431
eISBN:
9780191721687
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199557431.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Political Economy, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

Infrastructure is a rapidly emerging urban economic sector. This arises from a variety of forces including fiscal conservatism by governments and the associated privatization and corporatization of ... More


Sizing Operational Risk and the Effect of Insurance: Implications for the Basel II Capital Accord

Andrew P. Kuritzkes and Hal S. Scott

in Capital Adequacy beyond Basel: Banking, Securities, and Insurance

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
January 2007
ISBN:
9780195169713
eISBN:
9780199783717
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195169713.003.0007
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter addresses the issue of whether and to what extent banks should be required by regulation to hold capital against operational risks. It argues that the types of operational risk for which ... More


Risk Management Disciplines and the SPS Agreement

Lukasz Gruszczynski

in Regulating Health and Environmental Risks under WTO Law: A Critical Analysis of the SPS Agreement

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199578924
eISBN:
9780191722646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199578924.003.0007
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Environmental and Energy Law

This chapter concentrates on the risk management dimension of the SPS Agreement. It submits that the concept of risk management may be legitimately used in the context of the SPS Agreement, while its ... More


Portfolio risk

Shanta Acharya and Elroy Dimson

in Endowment Asset Management: Investment Strategies in Oxford and Cambridge

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
May 2007
ISBN:
9780199210916
eISBN:
9780191705816
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199210916.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

Experienced investors recognize that understanding the risk profile of the overall portfolio lies at the heart of any assessment of investment alternatives. Attempting to identify the risks to ... More


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