Managing risk together

ORX helps the global financial services industry measure and manage operational risk. We research, improve understanding and share knowledge to benefit our members and the wider sector.
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What we do


Research into operational risk management and measurement is a core part of what we do. We carry out research projects each year on a number of important themes.

ORX Loss Data

We are the only global loss sharing service for the banking and insurance sectors, providing a platform for the anonymised and secure exchange of high-quality data.

ORX News

We recently launched the new ORX News website. Find out more about the new site and the benefits of subscribing to ORX News – a leading provider of publicly reported operational risk loss data.


ORX is leading the way in setting reporting standards for operational risk. Our standards for banking and insurance are both publicly available.

ORX Scenarios

This programme gives its Subscribers data, tools and standards to help them identify, assess and validate scenarios.

ORX Forums

Each year, we run a growing number of events aimed at bringing individuals together, and enabling them to collaborate and share ideas.


Developing an industry operational risk taxonomy
You can now download our reference industry operational risk taxonomy.
ORX research magnifying glass
ORX research catalogue
Our new catalogue gives you an overview of our completed projects. It details the key findings, participants, and lists other reports of interest.
New website
ORX launches cyber risk initiative
Steve Bishop
17 January 2019
We’re exploring a new proposition to help you practically advance your cyber risk management activities.
Industry news
Monthly Top 5 ORX News Losses – December 2018
Margo Kane
11 January 2019
Find out the five largest operational risk loss events recorded by the ORX News team in December 2018.
Industry news
Most viewed ORX News loss events in Q4 2018
Margo Kane
4 January 2019
Find out the ten most viewed operational risk loss events recorded by the ORX News team during the fourth quarter of 2018.
Event types and ORX reference taxonomony
Latest news
How our reference taxonomy can help the industry improve operational risk management
Luke Carrivick
5 December 2018
By clearly capturing relevant risks, the ORX taxonomy is intended to be a reference point for financial institutions across the globe, supporting them in their move from ‘passive’ to ‘active’ risk management.
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Interested in joining ORX?

If you think your firm could benefit from becoming part of ORX's global membership, why not find out more about how to join?

How to join ORX

Benefits of ORX Membership

ORX benefits
A global network
Join a growing community of over 2,000 operational risk experts from over 90 institutions from around the world. This vibrant and collaborative group shares experience, expertise and insights into the issues that confront all risk managers.
ORX benefits
Pioneering research
We can leverage our membership, data and industry reputation to tackle a range of research projects that no other organisation can. Our desire to deliver valuable insights into operational risk is matched by our Members' desire to see progress.
ORX benefits
Benchmark yourself
Do you want to know how good (or bad) you are? Being able to compare yourself to the over 95 firms is very useful, but being able to compare yourself directly to your specified peers is potentially a game changer.
ORX benefits
Shape the future
With our unique dataset, unparalleled Membership, pioneering research programme and regulatory contacts, ORX is helping to shape the way operational risk is being managed across the financial services industry.

Upcoming events

26 MAR 19 27 MAR 19
Heads of Operational Risk Forum 2019
The Heads of Operational Risk Forum 2019 will held on 26 and 27 March in Singapore.