Call for articles

Submission deadline: 15th December 2020

The Editor, Editorial Board and Publishers of Journal of Risk Management in Financial Institutions are seeking the submission of articles on the following subjects:

• How risk managers/central bankers should manage the risks posed by the coronavirus outbreak (operational, financial, market and credit risks)

• Could the COVID-19 crisis provide an opportunity for Fintech companies and could this hurt the traditional banking industry?

• How should risk managers mitigate the impact of the low or negative interest rate environment? 

• How should risk professionals manage the rise in corporate indebtedness?

• Is the increase in government debt around the globe in the current crisis sowing the seeds of a future crisis?

• Banks have more capital and liquidity, but how safe are they now?

• Does the euro area banking system or high level of sovereign debt in some countries still present risks for the currency area?

• How can banks best manage the strategic risks associated with the combination of new regulation and challenges from fintech and non-regulated bank-like entities?

• How should financial institutions manage political tail-risks or the breakout of hostilities in global hotspots (eg South China Sea, North Korea, Italexit)?

• Could a Chinese financial crisis trigger a replay of the 1997-98 Asian Crisis and how should financial institutions prepare for this?

• Comprehensively addressing cyber-risk in financial institutions and in the financial system

• Best practices in combatting fraud in financial institutions

• Has the rise of algo trading and high frequency traders helped or hindered market liquidity risks?

• How can financial institutions (banks and insurers) best prepare for the impact of climate change (natural disaster losses, migration, defaults)?

• Are central counterparties sufficiently resilient given their increasing role in financial systems?

• Has the rise of indexed or passive asset management increased market and liquidity risks and how can risk managers deal with these risks?

• How should liquidity mismatches in open-ended funds be best managed?

• Should money market funds be reformed, and how?

• Risk governance from the perspective of the Board and the C-Suite

• Models in risk management

• Managing risks in adaptive markets

• Behavioural risk management

Submission guidelines

The following types of articles will be considered for publication:

  • Practice articles: Thought pieces, briefings, case studies and other contributions written by practitioners. Articles should be 2,000 to 5,000 words in length.
  • Research papers: Contributions which explore new models, theories and research in risk management. The principal management implications of the submission should be included. Articles should be up to 6,000 words in length.

All submissions will be peer-reviewed to ensure that they are of direct, practical relevance to those working in the field.

The next submission deadline will be 15th December 2020.

Manuscript submissions and enquiries should be submitted to the Publisher, Julie Kerry. Further, more specific guidance for authors on format and style can be found here.

Questions about this issue and proposals for papers should be directed to the Publisher, Julie Kerry.