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  • 2016 Annual Conference

    Gordon Bethune

    The Risk Institute announces a dynamic line-up of keynotespeakers for its third annual conference. Speakers include Gordon Bethune (former CEO of Continental Airlines, pictured right), Cameron Mitchell (president and founder of Cameron Mitchell Restaurants) and others.  This year's event centers on the topic of Governance & Culture: A Risk Perspective.Similar to last year's conversation on disruption, our speakers will cover a broad range of topics related to governance and culture - across business processes and industries.

    Moderated by Professor Isil Erel (Associate Professor of Finance and Academic Director of The Risk Institute) the panel will focus on how regulators influence adoption of risk culture in financial institutions, as well as how the financial crisis moved regulatory risk to a more central point in the conversation of risk management and subsequently how critical critical culture is to risk management. The panel will also provide perspective on who is responsible for instilling culture and how desired behavior might be incentivized and what all this means for those operating financial institutions in today’s unpredictable global economy. Details and registration...

  • Second Annual Survey On Integrated Risk Management

    Integrated Risk Management Second Annual SurveyThe Risk Institute has unveiled findings from its second Annual Survey on Integrated Risk Management. The research initiative focuses on how U.S. companies view the role of risk management, how it is structured and the ways it is integrated to support business decisions. For a summary of the findings and a link to the complete results, visit The Risk Institute Blog.

  • The Risk Series

    The Risk Institute, Digital Disruption, Jan 2016The 2016 - 2017 Risk Series kicked off on Monday, June 13th with Zika - Can We Predict the Next Pandemic Outbreak?  The session focused on understanding the evolution, spread, prevention, mitigation and business impact of Zika and other viruses that have the potential to make a significant impact on business and society.
    Visit The Risk Instiute Blog for Executive Director Phil Renaud's takeaways from the session.

  • Risk Institute Research Fellow Honored with OSU's Top Research Award

    Rene Stulz Risk Institute Research FellowProfessor of Finance and Risk Institute Research Fellow René Stulz was recently honored with the University Distinguished Scholar Award.  The honor, bestowed by The Ohio State University and its Office of Research, recognizes exceptional research accomplishments by senior professors.

    A world-renowned finance authority, Prof. Stulz is one of the most prolific scholars in finance with 110 articles published in prestigious journals including the Journal of Political Economy, the Journal of Financial Economics, the Journal of Finance and the Review of Financial StudiesMore...


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