Category Archives: Financial Services

For insurers #blockchain is the new black

Blockchain is a distributed digital ledger technology. Many believe that it will radically change our world, but is blockchain really the new internet? Continue reading →

Guide to directors & officers liability insurance for financial institutions

D&O insurance policies offer liability coverage for managers to protect them from claims that may arise when acting in the scope of their managerial duties. Continue reading →

How P&C insurers are using, or plan to use, big data

Companies are focused on the importance of big data in a predictive analytics framework to improve their decisions with respect to their overall business strategy. Continue reading →

How are life insurers planning to use big data and predictive analytics?

Life insurers should think ahead about how they want to use and deploy big data and predictive analytics in order to invest in areas that will be needed to succeed. Continue reading →

The five risks that threaten the future of FinTech — and how insurance can help

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Advances in technology promise to change the way financial institutions operate, necessitating a reexamination of the way insurance mitigates their risk. Continue reading →

Know your enemy: Inside the hacker’s mind

Companies rely on technology and outsourcing for critical activities, including storing sensitive client data and intellectual property, communicating and conducting transactions. This leaves them vulnerable to cyberattacks. Whether from company insiders or outside hackers, these attacks can interrupt business operations, … Continue reading →

Guide to RFPs: To bid or not to bid

The process of putting an insurance program out to bid e.g. a request for proposal can be very time consuming. The decision to do so cannot be taken lightly. Continue reading →

The future of insurance

The insurance industry is scrambling to respond technology's impact. Those who thrive will learn to ride the wave of disruption and reinvent themselves. Continue reading →

Conduct risk and culture

Culture matters “Culture” within the financial sector has received significant attention since the financial crisis. As we have seen in several high-profile examples, poor culture within the financial sector can and does have a significant impact upon revenue, reputation, regulatory … Continue reading →

Handling insurance market cycles – Creating price and cover stability with the help of multi-year solutions

A reminder of the market forces Financial marketplace cycles and how they are determined by supply and demand forces, is one of the first lessons in Economics 101. A reminder follows; a change, increase or decrease, in demand or supply, … Continue reading →