New research project: The Role of Chief Risk Officer

We are glad to present you new research project of the members of the International Center for Banking and Corporate Governance. It is called “Risk Management, Corporate Governance and Investment Banking: The Role of Chief Risk Officer”. The project is planned to be firstly presented on the International Conference “Governance & Control in Finance & Banking: A New Paradigm for Risk & Performance" in Paris, France, April 18-19, 2013.

The aim of the investigation is to define the role of CRO in corporate governance and to show the interrelation between the way of CRO subordination and performance of investment bank. The sample consists of observations over a period of 2011 for 29 biggest investment banks (by amount of assets) implementing world-wide investment activity. The banks are originated in the USA (8), Eastern Europe (14), China (2), Japan (2), Canada (2), and Australia (1).

To read more about the project please visit this page.