Papers: A Risk Management Perspective on Coronavirus (COVID-19) Part I and Part II

Two PRMIA Institute papers offering a risk management perspective on the main priorities of risk managers as the coronavirus pandemic unfolds.

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As a consequence of Covid-19, the start of the new regime has been pushed back to 2022, with final implementation now set for 2023 along with the rest of Basel III. Rather than a delay, this extension should be viewed as an opportunity to allow for a more strategic implementation as firms need to balance long-and short-term priorities. During this virtual event organized by the PRMIA Frankfurt, Munich and Dusseldorf Chapters, join your peers and experts from regulatory bodies,... Details
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Thought Leadership Webinar: Insurance companies around the world are facing unprecedented market volatility due to the COVID-19 pandemic while experiencing increasing claims in certain segments. This webinar will examine the impact of the pandemic on the credit profile of insurance companies, as well as the outlook for insurance credit ratings in... Details
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COVID-19 and Country Event Risk

September 16, 2020

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The Risk Manager's Role in Combatting Financial Crime

September 14, 2020

PRMIA Netherlands presents an online event: The Risk Manager's Role in Combatting Financial Crime.

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Looking Ahead in Canada: Risk Insights from Industry Experts

September 3, 2020

Join PRMIA Calgary, Edmonton, Montreal, Toronto, and Vancouver as we explore the risks and economic consequences of COVID-19 on select Canadian industries, including agriculture, energy and hospitality; how the emerging risks are being managed in the long run, what their respective futures look like and how they can come back stronger.

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Smart Collections in COVID-19 Stressed Circumstances

September 2, 2020

PRMIA Bahrain and Total RegTech Solutions present an interactive online session: "Smart Collections in COVID-19 Stressed Circumstances".

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How can you lead with Emotional Intelligence?

August 27, 2020

Join PRMIA London for a discussion that will introduce risk managers to the science and value of developing better EQ. Effective in both the workplace and at home, EQ can help you lead happier and more productive teams.

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The Dollar System in the Era of COVID-19

August 19, 2020

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Credit Risk Under COVID-19 Uncertainty

August 5, 2020

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A Nuanced Perspective on Risk in the Age of COVID-19

July 23, 2020

In a fast changing economic environment, the very definition of default is changing.  Central Bank led stimulus programs may be able to mask a troubled sector in the short term.  In addition, only when a payment is past due by 90 days, we have to determine the Exposure at Default (EAD) for a given Counterparty.  However, if Liquidity dries up, there can be dire consequences for a financial institution.

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COVID-19: Navigating the New Normal

July 20, 2020

PRMIA Bangalore presents: Pandemic Impact on Financial Institutions’ Risk Function and Navigating the New Normal.

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The Brexit Clock is Still Ticking

July 15, 2020

PRMIA Ireland presents: The Brexit Clock is Still Ticking. We will discuss what could happen when you marry 'Covid-19' and 'Brexit'. Two speakers will discuss the topic that will cover the current geopolitical developments from a macro and micro perspective.

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Cyber Risk and Governance in Changing Times

July 13, 2020

The cyber risk profile of financial institutions has evolved since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, when many enterprises were forced to partially or fully digitize.

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Structured Finance Securities and COVID-19

July 10, 2020

The pandemic caused by the COVID-19 virus made significant impact across the fixed income markets in March. While there is some subsequent recovery in asset prices, the aftershocks will be felt for a long time in the economy and markets. In some ways, the economic impact of the pandemic may be more severe than what was experienced during the 2008-2009 financial crisis.

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The Path to Recovery in the EU

July 9, 2020

The lockdown has given rise to a new series of risks in Europe, which we will carefully review and frame. The socialization of private sector losses also gave rise to new systemic risks and linkages between public and private balance sheets. As the first wave of the pandemic recedes, we will discuss what are the implications for the European countries. The ESM, the European Commission and other public and private bodies have carefully orchestrated easing measures for citizens and the private sector. How are the measures launched at national and European level supporting a path to recovery for the European economies and for their citizens.


Impact of Coronavirus on European Banking - Micro View

June 24, 2020

The PRMIA Chapters of the EU are pleased to lead the below online chapter meetings which outline the major issues and how they are been dealt with in different contexts. Experts from Austria, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands will address the key issues related to the Coronavirus.

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Impact of Coronavirus on European Banking - Macro View

June 17, 2020

The PRMIA Chapters of the EU are pleased to lead the below online chapter meetings which outline the major issues and how they are been dealt with in different contexts. Experts from Austria, France, Germany, Italy and the Netherlands will address the key issues related to the Coronavirus.

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Leaving Lockdown: A Risk Management Approach

June 3, 2020

PRMIA Calgary, Edmonton, Toronto, and Vancouver presents: Leaving Lockdown - A Risk Management Approach. Join us for a conversation with seasoned risk management professionals regarding the key elements, disciplines, methods and processes to consider with a step-wise return to 'normal'.
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Crisis Management Lessons and Solutions

May 21, 2020

PRMIA London presents Crisis Management Lessons and Solutions. Join us for a long conversation with John Cummins, who steered the RBS group treasury function through the 2008 liquidity crisis, bailout, restructuring, and transformation.

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Epidemiological Impact on Quantitative Risk Management

May 12, 2020

PRMIA New York presents an online event on the Epidemiological Impact on Quantitative Risk Management. Never before has financial and risk modeling been so contingent on epidemiological inputs. In this online event, we bring together practitioner minds from medical and financial fields to share insights. The keynote speaker, Bernard Camins, is the Head of Infectious Diseases at Mount Sinai.

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Fireside Chat with CROs - Banking and Insurance

Presented on May 6, 2020

An online event featuring the perspectives of two leading industry CROs, Christine Palmer of Aldermore and Thomas Wilson of Allianz.

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Strategic Risk Adjustments in the Times of COVID-19

Presented on April 23, 2020

Please join the PRMIA London Chapter for a virtual event featuring the perspectives of Executive Level risk practitioners.  Our presenters will share insightful considerations to guide you as you adjust your risk strategy in response to the coronavirus pandemic. Don’t miss this informative and worthwhile session that will help you understand the depth and idiosyncrasies of the crisis.

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Testing COVID-19 Decisions Using US Intelligence Methods

Presented on April 22, 2020

Complimentary to the PRMIA Network!  COVID-19 presents an unprecedented challenge to organizations which have little or no experience in making high-stakes decisions in complex, uncertain situations. This webinar will show you how to use Structured Analytic Techniques developed by the US Intelligence Services to bring rigor and objectivity to your organization’s COVID-19 decisions.

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COVID-19 Pandemic Preparedness and Enterprise Risk Management

Presented on March 31, 2020

Complimentary to the PRMIA Network!  Given the current situation, financial institutions must leverage their risk management programs and expertise to address the challenges brought by the global Coronavirus pandemic. Join our panelists and the PRMIA community to discuss how both financial and operational risks can be better understood and mitigated by applying key components of the enterprise risk management framework.

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