Unique structuring methodology frees insurer to access capital markets all year round
Successful placement of SCOR bond indicates increased investor appetite for life risk
Investors and lawyers voice concerns about using segregated accounts structure to issue streamlined cat bond instruments
This webinar on September 17th looks at the challenges of GRC, key trends, motives for improvement, future investments, and obstacles that banks and other financial institutions face in trying to improve and integrate their risk management strategy
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Waiting out the storm
Two senior heads at Axa Investment Managers anticipate escalating demand for catastrophe bonds.
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.