Insurance Regulation and Supervision

Interview

Compliance index model

Compliance: A matter of culture

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Compliance measures result in costs but do they also have a benefit? It's difficult to assess the success of measures. It tends to arise – if at all – after a delay and the contribution made to…

Comment

Reduce "cost of compliance"

Effectively managing regulatory requirements

Martin Rohmann

Banks are complaining about the increasing, practically unmanageable complexity of regulatory requirements, and about the huge implementation costs that institutions have to bear. However, there…

Interview

Interview with Prof. Matthias Müller-Reichart

Solvency II as conditio sine qua non in the insurance industry

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

After years of preparatory work, a new, uniform supervisory system for the European insurance industry came into existence on 1st January, 2016. Solvency II represents a new quantitative and…

Study

Redefining business success in a changing world

CEO's concerns about geopolitics

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Two-thirds of CEOs (66%) see more threats facing their businesses today than three years ago.  Just over a quarter (27%) believe global growth will improve over the next 12 months, a decline of…

Comment

Benefits and Risks of the New Insurance Regulation

Solvency II at the Gates

Prof. Dr. Helmut Gründl

Investors and insurance policyholders are often confronted with complex products and providers’ opaque organisational structures. At the same time, the possibility that their claims will not be…

Study

Zero interest rates and regulation create new risks

New risk models required

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

The combination of zero interest rates and more stringent regulatory requirements is creating additional risks for investors and the financial system as a whole. Asset managers must react to…

Science

FIRM Offsite and Research Conference 2015 follow-up

Risk remains risky

Frank Romeike [Editor-in-chief]

"Taunus. As high as you can go. Because the Taunus is full of high points – and offers so much at such a high level" that's the punchy slogan on the Taunus Tourism website. High points at a high…

Study

Global risk management survey

More focus on risk management

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

In an age of heightened and evolving regulatory expectations, financial institutions must not only comply with regulations, but also find the flexibility to respond quickly and effectively to…

Comment

Rethinking Risk Management

Leveraging ERM as Part of an Effective Integrated Framework

Nicolas Kunghehian [Moody's Analytics]

This article compares the similar concepts of enterprise risk management and integrated risk management, and considers what risk practitioners can learn from an analysis of the best practices of…

Book Review

Risk Management Reloaded

Innovations in Quantitative Risk Management

RiskNET [Editor-in-chief]

Quantitative models are omnipresent –but often controversially discussed– in todays risk management practice. New regulations, innovative financial products, and advances in valuation techniques…