How to do your internal audit risk assessment

I believe internal audit should first understand the value drivers and the objectives of the org... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 31, 2016

Pensions, Oy Vey

Remember: pension funds are the dumb money. Smart investors watch mutual fund flows in order to know... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

August 30, 2016

Do techies really understand cyber risk?

Let’s start with the fact that cyber is a business issue, not just an IT one. Yet, the only people... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 26, 2016

‘Sakawa Reloaded’ and the Prepareness of Financial Institutions in Fighting the Scam (Part 1)

This write up aims at discussing the trends associated with the Sakawa/Cyber crimes in West Africa; ... Continue Reading

James Acquaye

AML Specialist (CAMLS) & AMLRO, CAPITAL BANK - Ghana

August 25, 2016

3 Strange Clandestine Operations

During the ‘Death Throws” of Apartheid in South Africa in the early 90s a common term came about... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

August 24, 2016

The rise and fall of the Fabulous Banker

So the story takes place at the height of Private Banking and it is an allegory of visions, fallacie... Continue Reading

Nabil Malek

Member of the Board at Multigence, CEO FSME

August 23, 2016

Blockchain Technology: Preparing for Change

Possibly the biggest opportunity from taking an open approach to innovation. This technology has the... Continue Reading

Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, INTERFIMA

August 18, 2016

Tuur Demeester On Bitcoin

The conversation I have for you is with Tuur Demeester. Tuur is an investor, analyst, and Editor in ... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

August 17, 2016

Continuing to learn about culture from Toyota

An interesting McKinsey piece, by a retired CEO of Toyota in Canada, makes some interesting points a... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 16, 2016

Tales Of Emerging Markets

Emerging market economies (EM) as a special class of financial assets have recently been subject to ... Continue Reading

Otaviano Canuto

Executive Director, World Bank

August 12, 2016

The Global Risks Report 2016

The Global Risks Report 2016, 11th Edition is published by the World Economic Forum within the frame... Continue Reading

Anastasios Avranas

Co Founder and CEO, INTERFIMA

August 11, 2016

Conversation With A Gold Veteran

The financial house of cards is creaking and groaning with ever increasing stress while geopolitical... Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

August 10, 2016

Looking for a live Unicorn

There will be some new giants because FinTech is also creating new business models and new markets. Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

August 9, 2016

The danger of an arrogant board

I worry when I see consultants and thought leaders say the board needs to include experts on cyber o... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 8, 2016

Trade and Globalization

Rapidly increasing globalization has enabled an incredible lifting of living standards but has also ... Continue Reading

Warren Coats

Monetary Policy Expert, Advisor for Central Banks

August 5, 2016

Helicopter Money in Japan?: In the wonderland of Unorthodox Money 

Discusses helicopter money, Japanese economic stagnation , and it's analysis and remedy. Continue Reading

Satyendra Nayak

Consultant, Spectrafin, Author, Professor

August 3, 2016

UK GDP Per Capita

The preliminary estimate for GDP growth in the second quarter of 2016 was 0.6%, slightly higher than... Continue Reading

Greg Opie

Programme Director, Economic Research Council

August 2, 2016

The Board and Technology: Questions to ask the management team

What are the questions you think should be asked by the board about technology (i.e., not limiting t... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

August 1, 2016

World Out Of Whack: Who’s First With The Helicopters?

In this week’s edition of the WOW we’re covering Japan. Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

July 29, 2016

Strategic Planning: Stacking the Odds in Your Favor

Two quarters down and two to go for 2016. For many financial institutions, it’s also the start of ... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

July 27, 2016

Deloitte predicts change for Internal Audit

Deloitte surveyed more than 1,200 CAEs from 29 countries and the majority voiced concern over the cu... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

July 26, 2016

10 Most Popular Private Investment Strategies for 2017

Survey - We recently undertook a survey to determine the private investment strategies most likely t... Continue Reading

Gregory Silberman

Chief Investment Officer, Atlanta Capital Group

July 21, 2016

Rise of the AND-I’s

And-I’s are my name for a new phenomenon I’ve noticed in financial services job titles. “And-I... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

July 20, 2016

Discussion of John Tamny’s: Who Needs the Fed?

John concludes that we do not need the Fed because the Fed has become irrelevant. He argues that the... Continue Reading

Warren Coats

Monetary Policy Expert, Advisor for Central Banks

July 18, 2016

The 6 biggest trends in #Fintech today

Data is having a tremendous impact on customer experience, and through enhanced insight is boosting ... Continue Reading

Chris Skinner

Financial Services Futurist

July 15, 2016

The Fintech Grief Cycle for Bankers

As a few fintech companies like Lending Club, Betterment, and others have run into some rough patche... Continue Reading

JP Nicols

President and COO, Innosect

July 15, 2016

World Out Of Whack: What To Own In A Debt Implosion

In this week’s edition of the WOW we’re covering hedges to the debt-based system Continue Reading

Chris MacIntosh

Founder, https://capitalistexploits.at

July 14, 2016

Risk and Opportunity Management

Rather than trying (as ISO 31000:2009 does without sufficient success) to explain that risk can be e... Continue Reading

Norman Marks

Practitioner & Thought Leader, Internal Audit / Risk Management / GRC

July 13, 2016

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