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21 February 2017 | Risk Management Practices
Illiquidity Premia in the Equity Option Market Related Project: Risk Management & Market Liquidity Authors: Peter Christoffersen, Ruslan Goyenko, Kris Jacobs, and Mehdi Karoui SUMMARY-Illiquidity-Premia.pdf . The Global Risk Institute funded this research along with the preparation of this paper. This paper is a summary of the larger research report “Illiquidity Premia in the Equity Option Market”.... View Article
8 February 2017 | Macro-economic Risk
On Feb 2, GRI and Rotman hosted a panel of experts to discuss the possible impact the Trump administration will have on the regulation of financial services. This article is a synthesis of the views of the panelists.
23 January 2017 | Regulatory Compliance and Financial Stability
Dark trading and its regulation are critically important issues in modern markets, yet many questions about its impact remain unanswered. Regulators around the world are grappling to determine the most appropriate regulatory regime to ensure that they maximize the benefits associated with dark trading, whilst minimizing any potential costs.
15 January 2017 | Technology Innovations
Natural Language Processing is a sub-section of the artificial intelligence domain that is focused on teaching computers to understand natural human languages. NLP encompasses a range of theory-motivated computational techniques which attempt to address the disconnect between human and computer languages.
5 January 2017 | Cyber security and Fraud
Quantum computing is a growing technology that is rapidly changing how electronic communications and digital transactions will take place in the near future. In this article, we look at how organizations can investigate and mitigate the risks associated with the changes that will be brought about by this emerging technology.
9 December 2016 | Risk Management Practices
Initial Perspectives on 2017 - This view is consistent with the consensus of our members, who participated in our key risk survey. Not surprisingly members identified Consumer Debt / Canadian Housing Market, Rising Interest Rates and Cyber Risk amongst their top concerns for 2017.
30 November 2016 | Risk Management Practices
One of our primary goals has been to improve risk management in the financial services sector through enterprise risk management (ERM) education and training. In order to advance this important goal, Global Risk Institute is launching a comprehensive ERM Roadmap program initiative to contribute to this important ERM practice area.
28 November 2016 | Regulatory Compliance and Financial Stability
Market liquidity is in a transition and the capital markets are undergoing a significant transformation. Like any transition, this one too has its share of challenges and yet, provides many opportunities to participants.
14 November 2016 | Regulatory Compliance and Financial Stability
In this paper, we define the Hadoop ecosystem, its components, and how it can help with risk data aggregation and management holistically.
14 November 2016 | Climate Change and Environmental Risks
Climate change is widely recognized as a serious risk that requires worldwide governmental action. Failing to act on climate change including the risk to the world's financial systems by threatening financial resilience and longer-term prosperity.