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Taming the Market Turmoil: Key Risks and Responses for Asset Managers

Date Added: Aug 2009
Format: PDF

Dealing with the market crisis and its immediate challenges is the top risk for asset managers in 2009. This involves preserving capital and reevaluating risk management capabilities and controls - while maintaining the business. However, other strategic risks warrant the attention of both traditional and alternative asset managers as they manage risk, enhance operational effectiveness and identify opportunities. How should firms prioritize these myriad anxieties and take steps to head them off? The following is a summary based on observations included in The 2009 Ernst & Young business risk paper: asset management.