risk management

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risk′ man`agement


n.
the techniques used to minimize and prevent accidental loss to a business.
[1960–65]
risk′ man`ager, n.

risk management

The process of identifying, assessing, and controlling, risks arising from operational factors and making decisions thatbalance risk cost with mission benefits. Also called RM. See also risk.
Translations
gestion de risques
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Credit enhancement levels are sufficient to support DBRS's stressed loss assumptions under various stress scenarios.
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Total proposed CE is sufficient to support Fitch's stressed default and loss assumptions, consistent with the expected ratings for each class.
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In addition, the negative outlook on most of these BFSRs indicates that there could be downward pressure on these ratings if loss assumptions were to increase significantly above Moody's current expectations or if the banks' risk absorption capacity were to deteriorate beyond Moody's expectations in its base case scenario.
The article states, "Although the default and loss assumptions are already quite high, a worsening outlook will lead to further stress."