Introducing a major insurance element to operational risk management processes is a passion for National Australia Bank’s Ross Love.
The tax system in the UK has reduced demand for structured products as offshore insurance contracts. “Buying an offshore bond gives investors many tax advantages, but if you include in this personal...
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The financial regulator, Matthew Elderfield, has warned Irish insurers that he will be more interventionist, rather than wait for a market failure to manifest itself and then cautiously weigh up the costs and benefits of a response.
Insurance firms are using GRC to cope with tight budgets and heavy compliance burdens
BASEL – The consultation paper issued by the Basel Committee on Banking Supervision’s standards implementation sub-group for operational risk (Sigor), Recognising the risk-mitigating impact of insurance in operational risk modelling, has received...
Asian insurance companies have sat up and paid attention to their solvency ratios during the past two years like never before. This has led to unprecedented levels of derivatives take-up. But will this conversion to derivatives last? Harry Thompson investigates...
Inverted swap spreads have defied earlier predictions that they were a short-term aberration to still be a feature 18 months after their first appearance. Is this set to continue and, if so, does it pose an opportunity for pension schemes and insurers?...
The Association of British Insurers (ABI) hails the inclusion of a liquidity premium and grandfathering measures for annuities in the fifth quantitative impact study (QIS5) technical specifications as a "welcome move to a pragmatic approach to Solvency...
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.
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