Post-release of the XIII International Forum «Risk management in Russia and the CIS»

Growth of political and economic risks in Russia and in the world are a subject of concern not only the leaders of the certain states and a business community, but also each person. And the professional organizations can't stand aside. The Forum of Russian risks management society (RusRisk) which took place on June 3 and 4, 2015 in Moscow in Golden Ring hotel was devoted to discussion new calls and prospects of risk management.

About 150 heads of risk management divisions and risk managers of industrial, insurance, investment and broker companies, banks, representatives of authorities and expert community, professors and students took part in it.

Support to the Forum was given by the known companies: "Willis CIS", "Rosgosstrakh", "RusHydro", "SIBUR", "Zurich", "SAS", "PM SOFT", and also information partners.

The Forum began unexpectedly with unique business game for risk managers which developed and perfectly carried out by Alexey Sidorenko (RUSNANO, Risk Academy) and the Palisade company. Participants needed to try out as heads of large media holding and an innovative startup and to reveal, estimate and minimize the most essential risks of the project. In opinion and responses of participants, this business game caused a great interest and brought practical benefit for everyone.

Discussion of risk management best practices integration with key processes in the companies, interactions of internal control systems, audit and risk management, RusRisk practice of voluntary certification system development, training and creation of new standards in risk management, specifics of separate types risks management (compliance, a cyber - IT, risks of small and medium business, etc.), other actual problems became one of important questions of the Corporate Management Risks conference at the first day.

The great interest of participants was caused by Igor Nikolaev's performances, Director of the FBK company strategic analysis Institute, concerning analysis of macroeconomic risks at Russia and Svetlana Chupsheva, Corporate director of the Strategic Initiatives Agency (SIA), concerning SIA’s projects of the investment climate improvement in our country. The second day of the Forum was devoted to insurance and financial risks.

Detailed discussion took place at the session devoted to questions of effective corporate insurance organizing (the moderator – Pavel Ezau, Head of the JSC Norilsk Nickel Group insurance department). Representatives of the leading insurance, broker, estimated companies («Tsyurikh nadezhnoye strakhovaniye», "AIG Russia", "Expert RA", "Mensor", etc.) discussed such topical issues, as: influence of the crisis phenomena on strategy participants of insurance relations, main components of organizing an effective programs of insurance protection, common interests of insurers, brokers and insurers and others.

At the second day of the Forum questions of compliance to the law for finance and insurance companies, various problems of financial risks management to which separate session "The Best Decisions and Instruments of Risk Management at Financial Institutions" was devoted were also discussed.

Alexey Lobanov, Deputy head of the banks regulation department of the Central Bank of Russia acquainted the audience with actual problems of state regulation of bank risks.

The president of NOVAK Anastasius Rusakova acquainted the audience with work of recently created National association of internal auditors and controlers (NOVAK). Heads of RusRisk and NOVAK signed the cooperation agreement.

In general discussions of the most burning issues of risk management and insurance at the Forum have to help RusRisk to formulate a position for General Assembly of FERMA (Brussels, on June 25, 2015) and to the next forum FERMA (Venice, on October 4-7, 2015) and to the approval of the plan the sir - the European certification of risk managers.

Within the Forum winners of annual Competition "The Best Risk Management" in nominations of complex risk management systems creation were awarded, the best scientific and educational achievements, publications and student's works are noted. In the main nomination "The Best Risk Manager of Year" as the winner Sergey Belousov from JSC SIBUR is recognized. The first national certificates "The professional in the sphere of risk management /Certified Risk Management Professional. RusRisk-CRMP.RR were also handed.

Results of last Forum once again confirmed the growing interest of business community to questions of practical use of the world risk management experience in the activities for elaboration of new approaches and mechanisms of overcoming from crisis situation in economy.