Risk management policies and practices of major Australian firms

Grant number: LP0669614 | Funding period: 2007 - 2012



High profile corporate failures attributable to incorrect hedging strategies have recently drawn attention to corporate financial risk management, although its important role in financial management is far more ubiquitous and pervasive. The project will shed light on the internal processes of corporate risk management which previous studies have not addressed. It will produce a 'stock-take' of current practices enabling assessment against theoretical models and identification of current 'best practice'. Against this backdrop, Australian firms will be able to assess the merits of their current policies and practices, and assist corporate outsiders (regulators, analysts, researchers) in better..

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