9781845160623

Risk Awareness & Corporate Governance

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  • ISBN13:

    9781845160623

  • ISBN10:

    1845160622

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/30/2006
  • Publisher: Stylus Pub Llc
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Summary

* Up to date and detailed * With the collapses of Enron and WorldCom, this has become a hot topic * Related specifically to banking and finance Revelations about Enron and WorldCom have raised huge concerns over the viability or plain lack of will among some major corporations to exercise proper governance of their exposure to risk, financial reporting and other corporate activities. This manual is an advanced guide to the principles of risk awareness and management and provides an analysis of the requirements of corporate law and directors' responsibilities. Advanced students of management in financial services and mid-level managers who hope to advance will find this a valuable resource.

Table of Contents

The nature and concept of risk
1(22)
Risk assessment
23(20)
Risk analysis
43(28)
Value at Risk
71(6)
Control of risk
77(16)
Containment of risk
93(30)
Risk management in banks: The Basel Accord
123(16)
Monitoring control systems
139(16)
Managing business risks
155(10)
Introduction to corporate governance
165(12)
Background company law
177(26)
Directors
203(14)
Corporate governance in the UK
217(12)
The board of directors
229(14)
Financial reporting and auditing
243(12)
Directors' remuneration
255(6)
The role of shareholders in corporate governance
261(10)
Index 271

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