Nigerian risk association launches joint certification with Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers

Nigerian risk association launches joint certification with Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers

Nigerian risk association launches joint certification with Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers

Nigeria’s Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals (AERMP) has signed a deal with the country’s Chartered Institute of Stockbrokers (CIS) to launch a joint Certification in Enterprise Risk Management and Compliance, as well as training and other capacity-building initiatives. Olayinka Odutola, director general/CEO, AERMP, said: “This collaboration indeed represents a new dawn for all financial market participants (capital market and…

Infrastructure risks topped agenda at first Francophone risk management conference

Infrastructure risks topped agenda at first Francophone risk management conference

Infrastructure risks topped agenda at first Francophone risk management conference

Infrastructure risks topped the agenda when about 120 risk professionals met for the first RARM conference. Attracting delegates from across the Francophone Africa region, as well as from Europe, the RARM 19 conference was also attended by a representative of the Minister of Equipment and Road Maintenance; a representative of the director general of the Port Authority of Abidjan; the…

Nigerian risk association to hold risk awareness week

Nigerian risk association to hold risk awareness week

Nigerian risk association to hold risk awareness week

The Nigerian Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals (AERMP) is to hold its second annual Enterprise Risk Management & Compliance Week. The event will run on 25-30 November and will include a conference, workshop and seminars. It will also include the induction of newly qualified members, a special event for the newly formed Women in Risk & Compliance group, and…

RIMS paper says risk managers and IT must boost collaboration

RIMS paper says risk managers and IT must boost collaboration

RIMS paper says risk managers and IT must boost collaboration

A new whitepaper from RIMS says risk managers and IT professionals still struggle to communicate on digital risks. It lays out ways for the two functions to better collaborate and speak the same language to close the protection gap. The Bridging the Digital Risk Gap paper by RIMS and ISACA, an international association focused on IT governance, says risk management and…

AIG to affirm or exclude cyber cover in P&C policies from January 2020

AIG to affirm or exclude cyber cover in P&C policies from January 2020

AIG to affirm or exclude cyber cover in P&C policies from January 2020

AIG announced yesterday that, as of January 2020, virtually all of its commercial property and casualty policies will begin affirmatively covering or excluding physical and non-physical cyber exposures. The US-based international insurance group said this move will address “market concerns” that traditional commercial insurance policies across the industry – from property to general liability – are often silent about cyber…

Carol Ouko-Misiko joins WEF risk advisory board

Carol Ouko-Misiko joins WEF risk advisory board

Carol Ouko-Misiko joins WEF risk advisory board

The Institute of Risk Management (IRM) has announced the appointment of Carol Ouko-Misiko CMIRM, to the World Economic Forum’s (WEF) Global Risks Report advisory board. The purpose of the advisory board is to provide advice and guidance on the process and content for the Global Risks Report 2020. Ms Ouko-Misiko is a senior member of the institute and plays a…

IRMSA planning review of five years of risk

IRMSA planning review of five years of risk

IRMSA planning review of five years of risk

Following the launch of the fifth edition of the Institute of Risk Management South Africa (IRMSA) Risk Report in 2019, the IRMSA Risk Intelligence Committee is now planning the The IRMSA Lustrum – Five Years of South Africa Risk Reports Under Review, to be released in February 2020. Risk managers across South Africa have been taking part in the survey,…

Nigerian risk association hold credit event

Nigerian risk association hold credit event

Nigerian risk association hold credit event

Credit is indispensable in commercial transactions, whether in the financial or non-financial sectors, the Association of Enterprise Risk Management Professionals (AERMP) has warned. Its CEO Olayinka Odutola said: “It is therefore critical for institutions to know the factors that can trigger inability or unwillingness of a customer or counterparty to meet commitments in relation to lending, trading, settlement and other…

South Africa claims to lead the way in ERM

South Africa claims to lead the way in ERM

South Africa claims to lead the way in ERM

Some 88% of risk professionals in South Africa have reported that their organisations’ enterprise risk management (ERM) programmes are either fully or partially integrated into operations. According to the 2019 Enterprise Risk Management Report: South Africa, this could mean South Africa is one of the most risk-aware countries in the world. Compiled by RIMS and the Institute of Risk Management…

East African risk managers partner with Serianu to grow local cyber risk talent

East African risk managers partner with Serianu to grow local cyber risk talent

East African risk managers partner with Serianu to grow local cyber risk talent

In a bid to develop cyber risk talents, the Institute of Risk Management East African region is to partner with Serianu to boost cyber risk expertise. The East African region is reported to be facing a huge deficit of qualified risk managers, while local public and private organisations need critical hand-holding to ensure risks and opportunities within organisations are effectively…