DISASTER CONFERENCE

BY ALAN OSBORN
THE GLOBAL financial system, and in particular its American players, coped well with the attack on the World Trade Centre on September 11th but doubts remain about the robustness of the financial services sector in general, and some individual companies in particular, to withstand any new outrages. Many companies still overlook the human and the external aspects of such disasters and confine their contingency planning to the replacement of in-house hardware.

These conclusions arise from a 2-day conference this week in London on ...


Full access to this article can be arranged with permission from the client that first ordered it. Please contact us to request access. Entries are uploaded to our archive at least one year after being published by a client – free access is restricted to International News Services journalists for background research only. The article date indicates when copy was filed to a client, not when posted to this archive. Upon client requests, International News Services will remove such articles from the archive or not upload them in the first place. They are included to demonstrate the breadth of topics undertaken by the agency and also to help promote clients’ coverage.