Risk and compliance - Lessons learned and looking beyond the COVID-19 era

While it is commonly believed that the pandemic was a black swan event, according to most risk experts it wasn’t. As they point out, the COVID Pandemic was an event that was foreseeable in its occurrence, though perhaps not in its timing. Despite being (thankfully) rare, these types of events do occur and bring with them an increased awareness of the importance of proper and holistic risk management practices, not only as it applies to external risks (as the pandemic was), but also commercial and internal risks as well.