Louie Woodall is the editor of Risk Quantum. He was previously deputy editor for Risk.net's risk management desk, and before that covered equity derivatives and structured products for the derivatives desk.
Louie holds a bachelor’s degree in modern history and politics from the University of London.
Companies prepared to take ALM mismatch to access higher yields on reinvestment
Increased ZZR reserves 'threat to insurers' business model'
Third-quarter results show small increase in equity exposure and lower-grade corporates
Specifications unclear on premium volume definition for risk-factor calculation, say actuaries
Guidance needed on treatment of with-profits fund surpluses under new supervisory regime
French regulator also considering adjusting pre-approval schedule
IAIS proposals will encourage regulatory arbitrage due to lack of global capital standard,experts warn
Regulator faces gold-plating criticism over transposition of Solvency II into sourcebook
FSA proposals to ease Icas modelling burden raise questions over inclusion of Solvency II risk margin
Suggestions that regulator is already beginning to apply Solvency II assumptions to capital calculations
Solvency II must be completed this parliamentary term, insists Econ chair Sharon Bowles
Modelling and regulatory impact of new asset classes must be considered in search for higher yield
Greater transparency could be beneficial, but care must be taken over what is disclosed, speakers say
Regime recognition mechanism proposal should be agreed in Omnibus II, says Standard Life's Porteous
Eiopa chair warns "stagnant" Omnibus II negotiations threaten Solvency II timetable
UK Financial Services Authority highlights problems with data control, ownership and validation
Flight to fixed income exposing reinsurers to low yields and interest and inflation risks
European Parliament plenary vote on Omnibus II will take place on November 20