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Risk Appetite Frameworks for Corporates – Do You Know What Is on Your Plate?

Risk Appetite Frameworks for Corporates  Do You Know What Is on Your Plate? 

by Lex Kriel, Associate Director, Monique de Waal, Senior Manager and Gerber Schnetler, Manager, Deloitte


Brexit. A looming sovereign credit downgrade. Nene-gate. Weak commodity prices. These are only a few examples of recent events that have rocked the local market to such an extent that risk management has to be a key priority for corporates. With continued uncertainty in key markets such as the USA, EU and China showing no signs of abating, the days of dressing up sporadic hedges as a risk management approach are over. Volatility is here to stay. 


Are risk appetite frameworks really relevant to corporates?