Introduction

Frontiers of Risk Management was always a bold title for any book to try to live up to. Our objective was simple: to consider the entire spectrum of financial services risk management and to identify the best writers we could who would be able to both appreciate current problems and predict future issues and solutions. We did this in 2007and it is that text which is largely reproduced here. Authors are shown with the positions they held at that time since they wrote based upon their experiences at that time.

While this is an easy objective to write, it is a difficult one for the authors to achieve. Finding authors that really understand the issues, ­techniques, and practice in the current environment is hard enough. The challenge ...

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