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Get valuable insights from publicly-reported loss events at your fingertips. Used by over 70 international firms, we collate content on operational risk loss events from various media sources around the globe.
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Access an extensive scenario library, scenario practice benchmark studies, and a global scenario practitioner network. In addition, get free scenario development handbooks and a risk intelligence pack.

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From our reporting standards to our reference risk taxonomy, we have lots of free resources you can benefit from. 


Operational Risk Horizon 2020
Download the ORX Operational Risk Horizon 2020 report to find out the top operational and non-financial risks for 2020 and beyond.
Capturing op risk losses due to coronavirus
Read our guidance to capture losses caused by the coronavirus pandemic, including which specific impacts to include and exclude.

How we improve the operational risk discipline

Cyber risk
Since early 2019, we've been supporting firms with cyber and information security risk. This group has now finished work on definitions and roles and responsibilities.
ORX reference taxonomy
We've just published the new version of our award-winning reference taxonomy for operational and non-financial risk, which explores level 1 and 2 risks.
Operational risk reporting standards
Download our free, industry-recognised reporting standards to help you with operational risk event collection and to support your reporting practices.
Operational risk research
Our aim is to push understanding of operational risk practice, theory and strategy forward. To help us do this, we carry out research on the most important issues facing the industry today.

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Latest articles, blogs & research

Climate risk
Regulators mirror banks on climate risk challenges
Simon Johnson
30 June 2020
Recent papers have shown that climate risk management challenges faced by banks are reflected in the problems faced by regulators. Read this analysis to find out more.
Industry news
Impact of coronavirus on operational risk: ORX News round-up
John Bosnell
2 July 2020
ORX News is providing a regular round-up of the operational risk impacts of coronavirus on financial firms worldwide, including its impact on operations and what actions firms are taking to help clients.
Press release
Bank ABC joins ORX as membership continues to grow during pandemic
Esther Britton
24 June 2020
We’re delighted to announce that Bank ABC, headquartered in the Kingdom of Bahrain, has joined ORX. This innovative bank is our first member from the Middle East, and we hope they will be the start of a developing ORX community in that region.
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Global operational risk association announces changes to its Board of Directors
Amy Lauder
16 June 2020
ORX, the world’s largest operational risk association with a membership of over 100 financial organisations from around the world has today announced changes to its Board of Directors.
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Global loss data service
Join the only global service for banking and insurance firms that exchanges high-quality data relating to operational risk losses in a completely secure and anonymised way.
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Pioneering research programme
We provide world-class research that supports effective op risk management and measurement within the financial services industry, as directed by our members.
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High quality events
ORX events are free, invitation-only opportunities to share knowledge, experience and expertise with peers across a wide range of operational risk-related topics.
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Benchmarking op risk practice
Understand practice in key areas of operational risk management, including a personalised benchmark report comparing your firm to your peers.
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Operational risk working groups
Be part of an ORX working group that meets regularly with fellow risk professionals to discuss a specific operational/non-financial risk topic.
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Cyber & security information risk programme
ORX is driving efforts to use our unique holistic view and expertise to enhance the active management of the most significant material risks, including cyber.