Increasing risk of contagious populism

Global Risk Watch Vol.42 September 2018

Risk intelligence e-Newsletter provides an overview of various corporate management risks from a global perspective featuring key events that occurred over the past month and need to be carefully examined for risk management purposes. The Center for Risk Management Strategy (CRMS) as part of the global Deloitte Tohmatsu Group provides you with experienced analysis on risk management and financial regulation.

Overview Macroeconomic and Financial Risks

# Increasing risk of contagious populism
Tsuyoshi Oyama, Partner/Head of Center for Risk Management Strategy (CRMS) at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC/Deloitte Asia Pacific Risk and Capital Management Leader

In the run-up to the US mid-term elections, the approval rating for the Trump administration seems to be trending downwards as one event after another rocks the electoral boat. As well, the Trump administration's trend towards the extreme when it comes to trade or foreign affairs is also becoming stark - particularly so in the case of worsening trade friction between the US and China. Japan may also ...

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Overview of Development in Financial Regulations

# The effects of the global financial regulatory reforms on the financial system
Shiro Katsufuji, Director, Center for Risk Management Strategy at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

In July 2018, the Financial Stability Board (FSB) published a public consultation paper titled "Evaluation of the effects of financial regulatory reforms on infrastructure finance." The FSB has promoted enhanced financial regulation since the global financial crisis, and in 2017 ...

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Highlight of Indicator for this Month

# The impact of US Trade Policy on Japan
Toshikazu Kumagai, Manager, Center for Risk Management Strategy at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC

President Trump has begun to pay more attention to the US/Japan trade negotiations. As compared to the negotiations with China, the EU, or even over NAFTA it is likely that the negotiations with Japan are not a top priority - the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative most likely does not even have enough staff assigned to the issue. However ...

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Seminars, Conferences & Publications


# East Asia Pacific Insurance Forum 2018, hosted by Taiwan Insurance Institute (August 29, 2018 | Taipei, Taiwan)  
Shigeyuki Goto (Director, CRMS, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC) was on a panel “Regulatory Reflections on InsurTech.”

# Finance Development Seminar: Implementing governance reform, hosted by the Bank of Japan (September 4, 2018 | Nagoya)  
Shiro Katsufuji (Director, CRMS, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC) presented on “Points in developing risk appetite framework.”


【Other Activities】

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