Risk Management

What Does Risk-Based Regulation Mean?

Risk-based regulation requires regulators to choose which decision-making principles to apply.

Basel Committee Consults on New Risk-Management Strategy

International banking supervisor may add step-in risk mitigation to its global agenda.

EPA Report Finds One-Year Rise in Toxic Pollution

Data show a fifteen percent increase in toxic chemicals released from 2012 to 2013.

Climate Change is Getting Worse

U.N. Panel’s final report comes at a delicate inflection point for policy makers.

How Fear Can Help Fight Ebola

Public fears of Ebola give health officials an opportunity to harness public attention for greater good.

Increasing Financial Regulatory Predictability through Optimizing Business Strategy

Regulatory change requires companies to implement systems to analyze regulation.

GAO Recommends Improved Oversight of Information Technology Contracts

Government audit examines six federal agencies’ oversight of IT contractors.

GAO Advises Congress on Climate Change

Official from oversight agency recommends greater effort to protect federal facilities from climate change damage.

Failure Should Spark Creativity, Not Caution, in Economic Development

A cautious approach to policy failure may impede the ultimate success of development programs.

Regulatory Science and the TTIP

Trade talks could help improve regulatory policy in both the U.S. and EU.

Regulators Place Spotlight on Shadow Insurance

Reports warn that spread of captive reinsurance companies could pose systemic market risk.

Changing Risk Culture is Hard

Culture and attitudes toward risk are built into the foundations of systemically important banks.