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Zanders Model Risk Framework

As automation and digitalization are adopted more widely in the financial industry, the number of financial models used is also steadily growing. As a result, an institution’s success or failure depends increasingly on the accuracy and reliability of those models.

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The risks of creating the wrong impression

In the film Margin Call, a recently dismissed banker, Eric Dale, talks about one of his accomplishments as an engineer before he went into banking. He explains that he’d helped to build a bridge from Dills Bottom in Ohio to Moundsville in West Virginia, the bottom line of which was that, collectively, motorists would have to drive 487,872,000 kilometers less every year.

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Residential mortgages: a level playing field for the banking and insurance sector?

Regulatory developments are changing the shape of the European financial landscape – so to what extent will this create a level playing field for banks and insurers in the Dutch residential mortgage market? This article discusses how consistent the credit risk capital requirements under Basel III and Solvency II are for residential mortgages.

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The balance between trust and control

Back in 2010, the American Economic Review published the article Growth in a time of debt, which was penned by Carmen Reinhart and Kenneth Rogoff (Reinhart and Rogoff).

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Keeping up with InsurTech

Similar to other industries, the insurance industry is subjected to a wide array of changes driven by both business and technological forces fueled by innovation. This wave of change and innovation in the insurance industry, commonly cited as InsurTech, refers to the use of technology to squeeze out cost savings and effi ciency from the current insurance industry business model.

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