Financial Risk Management

How Montana Has Become a Captive Domicile Hotbed in Recent Years

How Montana Has Become a Captive Domicile Hotbed in Recent Years

New rules have made Montana an up-and-coming domicile while legal issues influence captive claims.

 
In Search of an Underwriting Profit: The P/C Market at Midyear

In Search of an Underwriting Profit: The P/C Market at Midyear

The property/casualty market may be hardening, but the good news for insurance buyers is that increases will be moderate.

 
Behind Russia’s Risk Curtain

Behind Russia’s Risk Curtain

Risk is the norm in Russia, but simple strategies and vibrant capital markets can help businesses navigate a volatile currency environment.

 
The Rebirth of Risk Management

The Rebirth of Risk Management

New regulations and accounting rules are far from the death of risk management. They may actually be its salvation.

 
10 Questions to Ask Your Actuary

10 Questions to Ask Your Actuary

The key issues all risk managers should discuss with their actuaries before any report is conducted.

 
The Magic Number

The Magic Number

In a crisis, knowing how bad things can get is sometimes more useful than knowing how things are. Enter maximum loss value.

 
A Year of Fines

A Year of Fines

Banks are finally owning up to fines stemming from the financial crisis and mortgage meltdown of 2008.

 

Austerity Risk

The current obsession with fiscal tightening in many countries may be misguided.

 
Dodd-Frank One Year Later

Dodd-Frank One Year Later

Uncertainty abounds for financial sector companies more than 12 months after the bill became law.

 
$1 Billion Needed for Dodd-Frank

$1 Billion Needed for Dodd-Frank

Implementing Dodd-Frank will be expensive.

 
Risk Management in the Post-Madoff Era of Fraud

Risk Management in the Post-Madoff Era of Fraud

What can risk managers learn about preventing fraud from Tom Brady, John Elway and the TV show CHiPs? A lot.

 
Banks Losing (and Gaining) Trust

Banks Losing (and Gaining) Trust

Trust in banks has fallen in countries most affected by the economic downturn.

 
Risk Management and the Treasurer

Risk Management and the Treasurer

Today’s treasurers need to incorporate technology and risk management best practices in order to fill their critical role within an organization.

 
Reforming Post-Crisis Risk Management

Reforming Post-Crisis Risk Management

What can Wall Street do to maintain financial system resiliency?

 
New Financial Risks for Insurers

New Financial Risks for Insurers

Insurers will need to get their ducks in a row on financial risks in 2010.