All organizations face various threats that have the potential to substantially impact operations. For example, the access to capital is often a life-or-death situation for some companies, with that privilege being threatened almost daily. However, identifying the various factors that contribute to capital market risk allows an organization to establish risk-mitigation strategies to combat the threat of a liquidity crunch.

This exercise can be replicated for nearly all risks than an organization faces, and allows management to have a clearer picture into the substantial threats facing their company, as well as the policies and protocols in place as a response to those risks.