Good Risk Governance Pays

Good Risk Governance Pays

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Tag Archives: Trading Limits

Trading Ahead Of Investment Policies and Procedures

Posted in Compliance, Fiduciary Liability, Governance, Investment Management, Non-Profits, Risk Management, Trading
In response to a recent request by a reporter, I examined some public documents relating to what appears to be unauthorized trading. As is the situation when only some information is available, it’s hard to tell whether said trades can be characterized as rogue, mistaken or deemed to fall within a broader, albeit ill-communicated, mandate. Should this matter proceed further, obviously… Continue Reading

Risk by Any Other Name…

Posted in Disclosure and Transparency, Investment Management, Model Risk, Risk Management
Reading “Like, Degrading the Language? No Way” (New York Times, April 6, 2014) struck a nerve. The author of this opinion piece, Associate Professor of English John McWhorter at Columbia University asserts that the unfortunately popular (my view) use of the word like – “used so prolifically by people under a certain age” – is a… Continue Reading