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Nov 11, 2020, 15:19 ET RMA Creates 'Model Risk Framework for Medium-Size and Small Banks'

The Risk Management Association's (RMA) Model Validation Consortium (MVC) has created a resource for small and medium-size banks that want to fully...


Nov 04, 2020, 14:54 ET Presidential Historian Doris Kearns Goodwin to Keynote RMA Annual Risk Management Conference

Presidential historian and author Doris Kearns Goodwin will be the featured speaker on Day One of RMA's Annual Risk Management Virtual Conference,...


Oct 29, 2020, 13:45 ET More Than 80% of Financial Institutions Are Not Prepared to Operate Under a Negative U.S. Interest Rates Environment, Risk Management Association Survey Reveals

Eighty-four percent of financial institutions would not be prepared to operate immediately in a negative U.S. interest rate environment, according to ...


Oct 29, 2020, 10:41 ET RMA Releases Annual Statement Studies Data

The Risk Management Association's (RMA) Statement Studies Submission Campaign is set to release its new data on November 1. The data, derived from...


Oct 22, 2020, 16:49 ET RMA Paper Outlines Election's Financial Risk Implications for the U.S. and Abroad

With the U.S. Presidential election imminent, The Risk Management Association (RMA) has published a white paper that explores how the possible...


Oct 13, 2020, 13:29 ET RMA Paper Addresses Risks of Third Parties Working from Home, Returning to Offices During COVID-19

A new paper by The Risk Management Association (RMA) addresses the continuing risks posed by third parties of financial institutions as the COVID-19...


Oct 08, 2020, 12:26 ET RMA Survey Finds ESG Investing and Securities Lending Can Coexist

A new survey of leading institutional investors released today by The Risk Management Association (RMA) revealed that 95% of respondents believe that ...


Oct 06, 2020, 11:16 ET The Risk Management Association Welcomes Academic Market & Assessment Director John Sullivan

The Risk Management Association has named John Sullivan its Academic Market & Assessment Director (AMAD). Sullivan will oversee RMA Executive...


Oct 05, 2020, 13:33 ET RMA Paper Addresses How Negative Interest Rates Could Affect Securities Lending

A new RMA white paper highlights the issues the securities lending industry must address in the event of a negative interest rate policy in the U.S....


Sep 28, 2020, 12:11 ET After Overstock.com Dividend, RMA Paper Calls For Enhanced Digital Securities Infrastructure

The Risk Management Association's (RMA) Financial Technology & Automation Committee has announced the publication of its thought leadership paper,...


Sep 14, 2020, 17:18 ET RMA Dual Risk Rating Now Available as a Turnkey Software Solution

The Risk Management Association announced today that banks can now implement its groundbreaking RMA Dual Risk Rating as a turnkey software solution....


Sep 03, 2020, 08:00 ET Risk Management Association Among 'Associations That Will Save the World'

The Risk Management Association (RMA) has been named one of the "100 Associations That Will Save the World" by ASAE, the American Society of...


Sep 01, 2020, 09:30 ET Risk Management Association Announces New Board Leaders

William Bonnell, Executive Vice President, Risk Management, and Chief Risk Officer, National Bank of Canada (NBC), was elected chair of The Risk...


Aug 10, 2020, 17:44 ET RMA Virtual Offerings Grow with Innovative New Courses

The Risk Management Association has enhanced its growing array of virtual offerings with two new delivery methods of virtual courses, demonstrating...


Aug 04, 2020, 09:34 ET RMA Names Mike Dignen Director of Membership

The Risk Management Association has named Mike Dignen its new Director of Membership in a move that will help enhance its ability to better...


Jul 22, 2020, 11:38 ET EquiLend & The Risk Management Association Release Latin America Securities Finance User Guide 2020

EquiLend and The Risk Management Association (RMA) have joined forces with domestic and international market participants active in Latin America to...


Jul 10, 2020, 09:29 ET RMA Announces New Technology Risk Framework

The Risk Management Association has developed a new Technology Risk Framework that addresses the historical gaps in the understanding and...


Jun 24, 2020, 14:55 ET Risk Analysis Service Creators RMA and AFS Launch 'Commercial Credit Quality Bulletin'

The Risk Management Association (RMA) and AFS today announced the launch of a monthly "Commercial Credit Bulletin" that will illuminate trends and...


Jun 16, 2020, 10:34 ET RMA Welcomes New Director of Professional Development Monique Donahue

To further its commitment to modernizing and expanding RMA's industry-leading instructional offerings and certifications, The Risk Management...


Jun 12, 2020, 15:05 ET RMA Provides 'Guidelines for Risk Rating Loans in the COVID-19 Period'

The Risk Management Association (RMA) has released "Guidelines for Risk Rating Loans in the COVID-19 Period" to assist financial institutions in...


May 14, 2020, 12:21 ET RMA Model Validation Consortium (MVC) Solves Expensive Challenge for Banks

The Risk Management Association (RMA) has launched the Model Validation Consortium to provide RMA member banks with expert validation services at a...


May 13, 2020, 12:32 ET RMA Announces 'SARS-CoV-2 Principles of Workforce Return to Facilities' Guide for Financial Institutions

The Risk Management Association (RMA) has made available a guide entitled "SARS-CoV-2 Principles of Workforce Return to Facilities" that addresses...


Apr 07, 2020, 08:56 ET RMA Forms New Internal Audit Council, Welcomes Internal Audit Society (IAS)

The Risk Management Association (RMA) is pleased to announce that the Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) will transition...


Apr 01, 2020, 10:53 ET New RMA Journal Issues Available in Digital Format Throughout COVID-19 Crisis

The Risk Management Association has announced that it will continue to make its award-winning RMA Journal available throughout the COVID-19 crisis....


Mar 24, 2020, 08:58 ET RMA Announces Resources to Support Critical Financial Services Industry During COVID-19 Crisis

As part of its ongoing mission to serve members, The Risk Management Association has created several resources to help financial institutions respond ...