No Innovation Without Ambition

In the year 2035 a techno-phobic cop investigates a crime that may have been perpetrated by a robot, which leads to a larger threat to humanity. That was the tag line for the 2004 thriller I, Robot. If the business of risk management had the same cinematic appeal as the business of robotics, we might also have watched Attack of the Killer Derivatives! Tag line: Mad mathematicians working in secret laboratories unleash a plague of arcane but lethal financial contracts on an unsuspecting marketplace.

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