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Currency options trading practices and the construction and governance of operational risk: A case study

Mahama, Habib; Ming, Chen Yu


Purpose: Recent failures and scandals in the banking and financial services industry have served as catalysts for anxiety about operational risk. In particular, the Basel II accord emphasises the need to develop methodologies for assessing and managing this category of risk. However, operational risk is said to be an elusive and problematic concept. This paper aims to examine how certain events in the banking and financial services industry become enframed and constructed as operational risk...[Show more]

CollectionsANU Research Publications
Date published: 2009
Type: Journal article
Source: Accounting Auditing and Accountability Journal
DOI: 10.1108/09513570910955461


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