NOTICE: Register for the September exam until 11th May!!!

All students that had entered for the June 2020 exam will have received a credit on their MyACCA account (unless their employer or learning provider paid ACCA directly).

We recommend you to use this refund to enter for the September 2020 exams, this will secure your entry and location of choice. 

You will also benefit from the cheaper Early Exam Entry fee if you book by 11th May.

Syllabus D. Risk D1. Identification, Assessment & Measurement Of Risk

D1g. Recognise & Analyse The Sector Or Industry Specific Nature

Industry specific nature of many business risks

Industry-specific risks are the risks of unexpected changes to a business's cash flows from events or changing circumstances in the industry or sector in which the business operates.

Unexpected changes can arise for example due to:

  • new technology

  • a change in the law

  • a rise or fall in the price of a key commodity.