Since the onset of the financial crisis, financial institutions have made good progress on strengthening their approach to setting and monitoring risk appetite. As this white paper shows, there is still more to be done. Many institutions continue to struggle with linking their risk appetite with their overall strategy and with embedding the board's assessment of risk appetite into the day-to-day business of the firm.
This white paper highlights:
- Why boards should play a more active role in determining the risk appetite
- How to effectively set, implement and monitor risk appetite by examining the key stages in the process
- How financial institutions are benefiting from strengthening the links between risk appetite and their overall business strategy
- The Govindarajan-Andenaes Model