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Technological developments are changing the world around us at an ever-increasing pace. This speed of change has become the new reality – and it won’t be slowing down any time soon. What opportunities does this present to insurers and banks?

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Cash Pooling at Insurance Companies

The cash management trend of pooling and centralizing excess cash has been a focus area for most treasury departments over the past decade. The are many benefits to this approach, including gaining a centralized visibility of cash, an improved utilization of funds and the optimization of bank account structures. With this centralization, the aim is to ensure the best utilization of the organization’s cash, typically either paying off credit lines or by making short- or medium-term investments at better rates.

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A new standard in the Dutch mortgage market

During the past few years, the Dutch mortgage market has changed. Although their name suggests otherwise, fixed rate mortgages are nowadays anything but fixed.

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The Finance and Risk Integration Challenge for Banks

Today’s financial institutions face a highly structured work culture and a seemingly never-ending barrage of new regulations such as Basel III and accounting standards such as IFRS 17.

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A functional approach to weather future storms

How to build a strong foundation in the regulatory insurance landscape

The insurance industry agrees that data requirements are a key challenge in the implementation of IFRS 17. Although the main purpose of IFRS 17 is to harmonize the insurance industry by setting principle-based standards, the new accounting standards also enforce a new level of data management. At Zanders we believe that this is the right opportunity to build a strong data foundation. Not only for the implementation of IFRS 17, but to prepare for any future regulatory or market changes.

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