Key issues: Risk management

PwC thought leadership:

BoardroomDirect May 2014 (Issue in focus: The meaning of risk appetite)
Risk appetite should have a starring role in a company’s overall strategy and investment decisions. But the concept can be confusing.

BoardroomDirect July 2013 (Issue in focus: Boards need to know about corporates’ use of derivatives)
Boards of non-financial companies that use over-the-counter derivatives to hedge risk will have to make many decisions as new rules come into effect.

BoardroomDirect January 2013 (Issue in focus: Lagging economy, active regulatory environment on boards’ minds)
PwC Key questions for board and audit committee members: Lagging economy, active regulatory environment on boards’ minds.

Board oversight of risk: Defining risk appetite in plain English
Risk oversight continues to be top-of-mind for directors. One area that’s particularly important for boards to better understand is the company’s risk appetite. This publication defines risk appetite as it pertains to the board's oversight of risk management.

Key considerations for board and audit committee members, 2014-2015 edition
A fresh and critical look at the boardroom agenda is crucial as companies are confronted with a changing business landscape, technological advances, and significant risks such as cybersecurity. This edition addresses topics for today’s changing boardroom agenda.

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