As the life insurance industry continues to face unprecedented scrutiny, it’s important for today’s life insurers to focus on developing strategies with a risk-based approach. The April edition of Best’s Review examines best practices for managing your business with a solid risk management and governance program.
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View this webinar and hear securities compliance experts Matt Dwyer and Steve Taylor, along with David Thetford, delve into essential internal controls, compliance testing and documentation procedures within a “real-world” practical compliance program.
View a recording of Michael Rasmussen and JB Sloan as they discuss strategies for creating unity in a compliance program, including: avoiding stovepipes and silos, integrating technology solutions, and demonstrating ROI.
Astoria Bank, based in Long Island, N.Y., recently implemented many of Wolters Kluwer Financial Services’ leading risk and performance management solutions to help the bank keep pace with expanding regulatory and risk requirements.
This white paper demonstrates how spread components within a Funds Transfer Pricing system can be improved to avoid funneling investments towards unprofitable business, using relevant theory and practical examples.
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OneSumX provides an ecosystem of complementary and comprehensive solutions and services to manage the intersection of governance, finance, risk and compliance—increasing organizational profitability, efficiency and growth.
The crisis has forced firms to take revised look at their internal governance procedures and approach to risk management. Financial institutions are strengthening these processes and are giving them a more strategically important role. However, there is also a growing awareness that these practices in their existing forms were unable to stop significant loss events and failures in the past.
However, there is now not only pressure from regulators and the public for firms to evolve existing practices to avoid repetition of past mistakes, but there is also readiness within firms to adopt fresher, more proactive and dynamic approaches. The new methodology that is becoming increasingly sought after to achieve this change is one that allows for the multidisciplinary management of complex risks and issues to create more strategic support and future-looking views for the business. Examples of this new approach include:
In essence, firms need a framework in place that effectively enables them to govern and manage risk and business performance at all points and intersections across the organization. To truly shift the existing paradigm, a linkage between the previously siloed areas of governance, finance, risk and compliance needs to be established to create a unified ‘GFRC’ strategy.
As a company committed to staying on top of changing market dynamics, Wolters Kluwer Financial Services has stayed ahead of the curve organically, by investing into innovative product development, and acquisitively with the addition of niche providers to its wider portfolio. The result is a portfolio that includes the systems and specialities needed to enable firms to create their own specific GFRC vision a reality.
The solution suite that addresses this - OneSumX - is made up of the following areas: