15 September, 2017

Does gender diversity affect a company’s risk management?

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risk

14 September, 2017

Risk: Why boards need a collective mindset

Executive boards have a responsibility for good governance and responsible stewardship, yet persist in treating risk as a control function, not a decision-making process...
Corporate governance, board intervention, non-executive directors

14 September, 2017

Corporate governance and the proactive board

Boards are supposed to provide governance and oversight of strategy and activities pursued by senior management. But the approach they take to fulfilling this role can vary considerably. Often, ...
Far East, Hong Kong, Asia

13 September, 2017

Hong Kong firms see improvement in corporate governance

Public companies listed on the Hang Seng Index (HSI) and the Hang Seng Chinese Enterprise Index (HSCEI), have seen a major improvement, according to a new report by PwC Hong Kong. The annual report...
Future technology, digital risk, technological risk

10 July, 2017

Technological change: what’s your attitude to risk?

Most boards may not know it yet but the business over which they preside is fast becoming a technology business. Such is the increasing impact of data on decision-making and the need to disrupt or ...
Corporate crime, businessman behind bars, criminal law

10 July, 2017

Is business becoming criminalised?

Following the financial crisis of 2008, companies and their management in the UK work in a new regulatory landscape. Criminal law is increasingly used to regulate business; and prosecutors, regulators...
The Beehive Building – Parliament of NZ, Wellington

7 July, 2017

New Zealand announces new anti-money laundering initiatives

New Zealand’s foreign minister Gerry Brownlee has said he will boost funding for anti-money laundering (AML) initiatives across the Pacific.
climate change, global warming

6 June, 2017

Pension fund group to increase pressure over climate risks

The body representing local government pension funds is to apply more pressure to companies over climate change after partnering with activists at the
News, global, risk

18 April, 2017

Risk hotspots — tremors from around the world

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Rolls-Royce, aerospace, defence

10 April, 2017

Rolls-Royce: after the shocks and blows, can it get back on course?

Rolls-Royce, it is said, is essentially a hedge fund with an aero engine-maker attached. The past few months, however, show where the company’s risks really lie. First came January’s announceme...