Risk Management

How to Evaluate Legal Risk in Acquisitions

Litigation does not have to be an uncontrollable factor in the valuation of any business. By properly evaluating the potential for materiality and future litigation, and the connection between the litigation and the business plan, investors can make informed decisions, with a full understanding of the legal risk associated with a potential company.

Enabling the Risk Intelligent Enterprise

A downturn makes taking risk more daunting than ever—and more necessary.

The New Risk Paradigm for Corporate Governance

Effective risk management oversight by boards of directors — accompanied by risk-centric culture and governance — is the best defense against earnings surprises, reputational and legal problems, and financial ruin. Here are seven essential questions every board must consider.

Is Risk Management an Oxymoron?

Current methods focus more on accounting for losses rather than preventing them.

Top 10 Enterprise Risks

Managing business risk has always been a strategic imperative, but perhaps never more so than today. Explosive global expansion, ever-more-onerous regulatory oversight and an...

Manage Risk Through Resilience


CEOs should build a culture that copes with the unforeseen.

High Stakes Move

To fulfill its enormous pension fund obligations, General Motors turns to riskier investments.
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Covid-19 Spikes CEO Involvement In Spending Decisions, New Study Finds

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