Five Bridges’ Chief Risk and Regulatory Advisor Dr. Cliff Rossi will be serving again this year as a faculty member at the ABA’s prestigious Stonier Graduate School of Banking. Read the full summary here.
July 18, 2017
Five Bridges Co-Founder Steve Gaenzler and Chief Risk and Regulatory Advisor Dr. Cliff Rossi will present Part Two of a three-part online webinar series to bankers across the U.S. Find the summary here.
June 17, 2017
Five Bridges Co-Founder Steve Gaenzler and Chief Risk and Regulatory Advisor Dr. Cliff Rossi will present Part One of a three-part online webinar series to bankers across the U.S. Find the summary here.
June 6, 2017
Dr. Michael Youngblood, Principal and Co-founder of Five Bridges Advisors, participated in a panel on stress testing at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2017 Mortgage Risk Summit. Find a summary of the talk here.
June 6, 2017
The investigation into Wells Fargo’s community banking sales practices, including the role of risk management and the board in these practices, has many in search of questions of what could be learned to mitigate future breakdowns in the flow of information on emerging risk issues to key decision-makers.
May 15, 2017
Various regulatory, accounting and portfolio management exercises require different credit loss estimates. This has created confusion in the industry over what measures of default to apply and how to produce them, resulting in the proliferation of multiple credit analytic tools within firms. This profoundly affects risk management activities as it has become more difficult to reconcile default estimates and communicate outcomes to decision makers.
May 8, 2017
For some time, I have reflected on the dynamics of the firm decision-making process under imperfect information, contemplating how we, as risk managers, can improve our communication with boards and senior leaders — as well as identify the boundaries of our increasingly analytical-driven risk management processes.
April 14, 2017
Litigation Services Case Study: Five Bridges Helps Australian Plaintiff Win Class-Action Lawsuit Against International Real Estate Company
Australian shareholders alleged that a large international real estate company misrepresented both its current liabilities and its ability to refinance short-term borrowings in 2007.
March 21, 2017
Financial risk management has witnessed a revolution in advanced analytics over the last 20 years. New analytic techniques combined with quantum leaps in computing power provide risk managers with an array of tools to better measure and manage risks of various types. Integrating analytic capabilities offers great potential for risk managers and their firms; however, it remains an elusive goal for much of the financial industry.
March 21, 2017
Portfolio Analysis Case Study: Investment Banking Firm Licenses JWL to Overhaul Whole Loan Portfolio Analysis
The client, a U.S-based investment bank, wanted to leverage third party whole loan analytics for use within its fixed income management division.Ideally, the client wanted to be able to use one application to conduct end-to-end analytics for their residential loan portfolio. Five Bridges worked with the client and determined that the customization features offered in Javelin’s whole loan analytics platform, JWL, would offer the tools needed for the client’s project.
February 24, 2017
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