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We have been hearing quite a bit about the ponzi scheme that was created and managed by Bernie Madoff.  Almost $50 billion dollars was...

February 19, 2009 by Guest Contributor

How do I know which Red Flags apply to me? The Red Flag guidelinesthat will apply to you depend on a number of factors...

February 13, 2009 by Keir Breitenfeld

There seems to be some ground-laying for follow-on Red Flag compliance guidelines to emerge either pre- or post- May 1, 2009. Whether they arrive...

February 13, 2009 by Keir Breitenfeld

The difference between market risk and credit risk By: Tom Hannagan Market risk is different than credit risk. The bank’s assets are mostly invested...

February 11, 2009 by Guest Contributor

By: Tom Hannagan In my past postings, we’ve discussed financial risk management, the role of risk-based capital, measuring profitability based on risk characteristics and...

February 11, 2009 by Guest Contributor

Part 2 Reason one Unfortunately, there is a management issue regarding their transparency with the investment community and/or client base.  Regrettably for the managers...

February 10, 2009 by Guest Contributor

“Unprecedented times”, “financial crisis”, “credit crisis” and many other terms continue to be buzzwords that we hear every day.  We are almost becoming desensitized...

February 6, 2009 by Guest Contributor

It seems to me that there remains quite a bit of dispute and confusion around the inclusion of healthcare providers under the umbrella of...

February 6, 2009 by Keir Breitenfeld

During a recent real-time survey of 850 representatives of the financial services industry: only 36 percent said that they completely understood the new Identity...

February 6, 2009 by Keir Breitenfeld

By: Tom Hannagan Part 3 This post continues my discussion of the reasons for going through the time and trouble to analyze risk-based pricing...

February 5, 2009 by Guest Contributor

Stephanie Butler, manager of Process Architects, in Advisory Services at Baker Hill, a part of Experian continues from her last post by adding how to get...

February 4, 2009 by Guest Contributor

This post is a feature from my colleague and guest blogger, Stephanie Butler, manager of Process Architects in Advisory Services at Baker Hill, a...

February 4, 2009 by Guest Contributor

Part 2 My colleague, Prince Varma, Senior Client Partner — Portfolio Growth and Client Management, shares his advice on the best practices for portfolio risk...

January 30, 2009 by Guest Contributor

By: Tom Hannagan Part 2 This post continues my discussion of the reasons for going through the time and trouble to analyze risk-based pricing...

January 29, 2009 by Guest Contributor

By: Tom Hannagan Part 1 In my last three posts, we have covered the key parts of how risk-based loan pricing works. We have discussed...

January 27, 2009 by Guest Contributor