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Jan 9, 2023

When Taxes Go Up, Execs Increase Profits from Insider Trading

The increase in insider trading puts companies at risk, even when the trades are legal. 

Jan 6, 2023

Mark Beasley Warns of Another Risky Year in 2023

The Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative and Protiviti’s 2023 Executive Perspectives on Top Risks report concluded that the magnitude of risks is the highest in 11 years. 

Dec 9, 2022

Disruption and Ongoing Economic Uncertainty Among Top Concerns of Global Business Leaders

According to a new survey from Protiviti and NC State University, uncertainty in today's marketplace is presenting both new and ongoing risks for executives and board members. 

Oct 31, 2022

ERM Initiative Report Finds Two-Thirds of Companies Do Not Have Complete ERM Processes

A new report issued by the AICPA & CIMA and NC State’s Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) Initiative looks at the ever-changing status of risk worldwide. “Sixty percent of global finance and business leaders surveyed agreed… 

Oct 31, 2022

Three Best Practices for Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)

How can organizations strengthen their ERM efforts and become more resilient in a changing world? Three insights shared at NC State’s ERM Roundtable Summit offer a place to start. 

Oct 28, 2022

ERM Initiative Bridges Risk and Strategy at In-Person ERM Roundtable Summit

The first in-person gathering in three years, the event brought together more than 130 risk leaders from across the United States to network and learn best practices from ERM experts in industry and academia.  

Oct 11, 2022

Mark Beasley Explains the Reality of Risk Management

Mark Beasley, professor of accounting, describes the complexity of the corporate risk environment and shares that risk management will not get easier. “Globally, organizations face the realities of an increasingly… 

Sep 26, 2022

Evolving Global Risk Landscape is Outpacing Organizational Preparedness

Most organizations describe their risk management processes as insufficient and immature, despite perceived high volumes and complexities of risks. 

Sep 14, 2022

Top Risks: Fighting the Upskill Battle

Garrett Petraia, chief security officer and vice president of global security and resilience at Levi Strauss & Co, discusses the risk organizations face with keeping employees up to speed with technological advances, as well as strategies to address this challenge. 

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Aug 12, 2022

New AI Meets Profit, Risk Goals for Complex Financial Portfolios

The AI meets investment risk and return goals for large-scale portfolios containing hundreds of assets.