In the News
Life and Pension Risk, March 2012: Calls for more proportionate Solvency II regime grow
“Solvency II is trying to understand and manage financial stability issues from a Europe-wide point of view. The idea is to take a regular snapshot of the industry. In this respect the quarterly reports are as significant and important as the annual reports,” says George Crooks, a business analyst at FRSGlobal, part of Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, in London.
gtnews, 28th February 2012: Optimising Credit Portfolios Using Systemic Risk Analysis
High systemic correlation and exposure indicates high systemic risk losses and vice versa. An optimal portfolio should be balanced based on these two systemic parameters.
The European Financial Review, 15th February 2012: A Framework for Regulatory Readiness
Pattern recognition recognizes the potential to gain new insight into a particular topic or issue by applying a framework or model, from another, unrelated topic. This article explores the application of a model for technology readiness to the challenge of meeting regulatory requirements.
Finanzen Markt & Meinungen, 23rd January 2012: Risk mangement and compliance
Hans-Willi Husch, program manager and expert on risk management and compliance at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services discussed expectations of the new BaFin chief Dr. Elke König.
Solvency II Wire, 20th January 2012: Equivalence: a path to competitive disadvantage?
Solvency II equivalence is designed to create a level playing field, but George Crooks, Business Analyst at Wolters Kluwer Financial Services, warns that the introduction of concepts such as ‘broad equivalence’ and ‘deemed equivalence’ will leave European firms at a competitive disadvantage.
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