Tag Archives: Risk

$1 Billion Settlement for Wells Fargo Related to Risk Management Claims

On Friday, April 20, 2018, regulators announced a $1 billion fine against Wells Fargo over claims of misconduct and poor oversight in the auto lending and mortgage lending channels of Wells Fargo’s business. This $1 billion settlement with the Consumer … Continue reading

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Margin Calls: The Dangers of High Risk

If you’ve been investing for any length of time, you’ve probably at least heard of something called a “margin account” or a “margin call.” If you’ve never had this kind of account, don’t open one until you should do some … Continue reading

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JAMA Study – Sudden loss of wealth in middle or older age may be a risk factor for all-cause mortality.

Editorial – From Misfortune to Mortality – Sudden Loss of Wealth and Increased Risk of Death. Alan M. Garber, MD, PhD. JAMA. 2018;319(13):1327-1328. doi:10.1001/jama.2018.3418. [First page preview is free] Original Investigation – Negative Wealth Shock and All-Cause Mortality. Lindsay R. … Continue reading

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Book Review: Governance and Risk Management in China

It is axiomatic in the current global economy that every business needs to have a China strategy. Most business enterprises are drawn to the world’s most populous country and second-largest economy. But while China represents an attractive business marketplace, it … Continue reading

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Risk Management Podcast: How and When Should Your Nonprofit Use a Lawyer?

Nonprofit risk management is an investment, not an expense. I recently had the pleasure of being interviewed by Risk Alternatives CEO Ted Bilich on how and when nonprofits should use a lawyer. The podcast is available here. Topics Lawyers’ Disclaimers Why do … Continue reading

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