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FERMA Risk Management Seminar 2014
20 & 21 October 2014 in Brussels, Belgium
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Venice, 4-7 October 2015
FERMA is dedicated to assisting the development of risk management education through Universities, Business Schools, Colleges and Institutes. It sponsors students to attend its Forum and seminars.
FERMA Professional Development Initiative sponsored by Lloyd's With the aim to support FERMA with its Professional Development Initiative, Lloyd's hosts and sponsors a development programme for talented risk managers with 3 to 5 years of experience. Read more..
Students at the FERMA Forum 2013 Risk Management Education is one of the main concerns of FERMA. The invitation of students to its Forums offers them the possibility to attend a major Risk Management congress in Europe, to improve their knowledge and allows them to discuss and exchange views, not only with practitioners, risk and insurance managers, but also with numerous service providers. Read more..
FERMA Corporate Brochure
"A European vision of Risk Management". Read more..
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FERMA launches a benchmarking survey of risk management practices across Europe every two years across its members. Read more..
ECIIA - FERMA guidance
Guidance on the 8th EU Company Law Directive (article 41). Read more..
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FERMA maintains its contacts with the various European Business Associations and contributes with its views and concerns to the European Commission developments.
Below are our latest posts and news about European Topics.Coverage of the largest and exceptional risks still needs an exemption from EU competition rules
In a response submitted to the European Commission on Tuesday 4 November, the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has called for renewal of the Insurance Block Exemption Regulation (IBER) for (re)insurance pools.
The Commission launched a consultation in August to begin its assessment whether the claimed benefits for the insurance market and customers of insurance pooling still justify the special treatment they receive from EU competition authorities. The Commission must provide a report to member states before 31 March 2016 with the objective of deciding on its renewal in 2017. Continue reading
The report provides a benchmark of risk management practices in Europe, and FERMA hopes the results will demonstrate the value of the risk and insurance function within companies throughout Europe.
Interview with Cristina Martinez who is Director of Corporate Risk Management at Campofrio Food Group in Spain, and chair of the working group responsible for the FERMA’s Benchmarking Survey. Continue reading
Risk management is developing into a strategic function within European organisations. At the same time, risk management can contribute much more as its strategic role grows. Currently, risk managers are not satisfied with the level of mitigation for six of the top 10 risks “that keep their CEO awake at night”.
These are key findings from the 2014 Risk Management Benchmarking Survey conducted earlier this year by the Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA). Now its 7th edition, the FERMA Benchmarking Survey this year received a record number of 850 responses from 21 European countries. Continue reading
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) and the European Confederation of Institutes of Internal Auditing (ECIIA) have responded to increased EU requirements for more corporate transparency with a new joint guidance document on the 8th Company Law Directive launched today at the FERMA Seminar.
Audit and risk committees are on the frontline of the transparency rules enacted by the EU over the last five years. Continue reading