Practical Risk Management

Book Name : Practical Risk Management_x000D_
An Executive Guide to Avoiding Surprises and Losses

By by Erik Banks, Richard Dunn

Sub Title : An Executive Guide to Avoiding Surprises and Losses

Written by : by Erik Banks, Richard Dunn

Subject Category : Business

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A proven way to manage risk in today's business world Understanding how the risk process works is a critical concept that business professionals must come to learn. For those who must understand the fundamentals of risk management quickly, without getting caught up in jargon, theory, mathematics, and formulas, Practical Risk Management is the perfect read. Written in a clear, fast-paced and easily digestible style, this book explains the practical challenges associated with risk management and how-by focusing on accountability, governance, risk appetite, liquidity, client risks, automated and manual processes, tools and diagnostics-they can be overcome. After finishing this book, readers will have a solid understanding of the risk process, know which issues/questions are of critical importance, and be able to determine how their specific risk problems can be minimized or avoided. Erik Banks (Redding, CT) is currently Chief Risk Officer for Element Re. Prior to that he spent several years at Merrill Lynch in market/credit risk management roles in London, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and the United States. He is also adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Connecticut, where he teaches MBA students. Richard Dunn (London, UK) works for Merrill Lynch. He single-handedly restructured Merrill Lynch's risk function post in 1998 into its current form. Wiley; February 2004 ISBN 9780470869369 Read online, or download in secure PDF format Title: Practical Risk Management Author: Erik Banks; Richard Dunn Imprint: Wiley Subject categories Business > Accounting Business > Budgeting Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Labor. Work. Working class > Classes of labor Business > Corporate Finance Business > Decision-Making & Problem Solving Business > Finance Business > Investments & Securities Economics > Industries. Land use. Labor > Management. Industrial management > Risk in industry. Risk management Business > Risk Management Social Sciences ISBNs 0470869364 9780470849675 9780470869369 About The Author ERIK BANKS has held senior risk management positions at several global financial institutions, including XL Capital, where he was Partner and Chief Risk Officer of the Bermuda reinsurer's derivative subsidiary, and Merrill Lynch, where he spent 13 years managing credit and market risk teams in Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and New York. Mr. Banks, an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Connecticut, has written a dozen books on risk management, emerging markets, derivatives, merchant banking, and electronic finance. RICHARD DUNN became the youngest member of Merill Lynch's Executive Committee in 1998. Concurrent with this appointment, he was made Head of Market and Credit Risk and was instrumental in the Wall Street "bail out" of hedge fund LTCM. Prior to this, Mr. Dunn was Co-Head of Merrill's Equity Division, Head of European Debt, and Head of Asian Debt and Equity. His training was in debt and equity derivatives. Mr. Dunn holds a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics, speaks Japanese, French and Italian, and is an avid snowboarder.

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RICHARD DUNN became the youngest member of Merill Lynch's Executive Committee in 1998. Concurrent with this appointment, he was made Head of Market and Credit Risk and was instrumental in the Wall Street "bail out" of hedge fund LTCM. Prior to this, Mr. Dunn was Co-Head of Merrill's Equity Division, Head of European Debt, and Head of Asian Debt and Equity. His training was in debt and equity derivatives. Mr. Dunn holds a Masters in Economics from the London School of Economics, speaks Japanese, French and Italian, and is an avid snowboarder.

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Business - Accounting Business - Budgeting Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Labor. Work. Working class - Classes of labor Business - Corporate Finance Business - Decision-Making & Problem Solving Business - Finance Business - Investments & Securities Economics - Industries. Land use. Labor - Management. Industrial management - Risk in industry. Risk management Business - Risk Management Social Sciences

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0470869364 - 9780470849675 - 9780470869369

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ERIK BANKS has held senior risk management positions at several global financial institutions, including XL Capital, where he was Partner and Chief Risk Officer of the Bermuda reinsurer's derivative subsidiary, and Merrill Lynch, where he spent 13 years managing credit and market risk teams in Tokyo, Hong Kong, London and New York. Mr. Banks, an Adjunct Professor of Finance at the University of Connecticut, has written a dozen books on risk management, emerging markets, derivatives, merchant banking, and electronic finance.

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Wiley

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