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  • The European Union Solvency II Directive, often referred to simply as Solvency II, is a fundamental reform of the capital adequacy and ri...
  • Financial analysts may work for financial institutions as diverse as banks, insurance companies or investment firms. A financial analyst,...
  • According to Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law, compliance is "an act or process of complying with a demand or recommendation; observan...
  • The Sarbanes Oxley Act, of 2002 – sometimes known as "SOX" – is legislation that was enacted in response to several high-profile, financi...
  • Industries such as financial services basically operate on trust, but that trust is supplemented by government regulations, which aims to...
  • Auditors, in general, help the senior management within an organisation to implement, and maintain, financial controls that are in keepin...
  • SAS – with worldwide revenue of $2.15 billion in 2007 – is one of the largest software companies in the world, and a leader in the provis...
  • Derivatives are financial instruments, which protect banks, and other companies, from unexpected swings in the value of currencies, or co...
  • Operational risk usually presents itself to banks, and other organisations, in the form of financial losses. These may be caused by delib...
  • Credit analysts (or credit risk analysts) undertake risk assessment analysis of various types of lending proposals from the straightforwa...
  • Risk Analysts are the backbone of any Risk department covering any of the 4 main core areas, Credit Risk, Operational Risk, Market Risk a...
  • Risk assessment and management is essential to modern business. From board level down, it is necessary to calculate what risks are able t...