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Paul Search

Paul is an Executive Director and Head of Risk & Analytics for FINEX Global, Willis’ financial, executive risks and professional liability business. Based in London, Paul leads risk analytics and consulting services for international financial institutions, professional service firms and major corporate clients. He has more than 12 years’ experience in operational risk/Basel II consulting and capital mitigation, regulatory risk advice and strategic insurance reviews.

The UK’s New Regulatory Regime

London Skyline (evening)

Delegates at a recent FINEX Global Breakfast Briefing heard directly from the Financial Services Authority (FSA) about the new regulatory landscape, which will focus on stress testing and dynamic risk management. Continue reading →

3 Tips When Seeking Capital Relief from Insurance

There has been a rash of interest recently among financial institutions in the use of insurance as risk-based capital. This is hardly surprising when you consider the stresses in the economy and the focus of regulators on banks, investment managers … Continue reading →

Emerging Engineering Risk of 2012

In the oil and gas industry, engineering contractors place a high degree of reliance on the legal contracts they have in place to protect them from financial ruin should a major disaster or accident occur. It appears that these legal … Continue reading →

Scariest Financial Services Risk: Companies in the Dark About Risk

What is frightening is the number of organizations that still do not have a clear understanding of which risks are mitigated through the insurance they already purchase. Continue reading →

Governance Matters for Alternative Investment Managers

Australian Dollars

The Financial Standard Online recently reported that Australian “super funds” have established a common set of principles “on how hedge fund managers should operate and manage risk”. The move is designed to improve investor confidence and attract more mandates. Continue reading →