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TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE AND CYBER RISK OVERTAKE REGULATION AS TOP RISKS FOR INSURERS
A CSFI report with support from PwC
The global insurance industry’s ability to confront structural and technological changes is now the greatest risk it faces, according to a new survey of insurers and close observers of the sector.
The CSFI’s latest Insurance Banana Skins 2017 survey, conducted with support from PwC, surveyed 836 insurance practitioners and industry observers in 52 countries, to find out where they saw the greatest risks over the next 2-3 years.
Tuesday, June 20, 2017, 12.30pm.
Nigel Waterson (Equity Release Council)
June Deasy (CML)
Steve Ellis (L&G)
It is easy to be dazzled by China’s economic revolution and simply to assume that the economy will continue its progress, no matter what. However, even judging by the government’s own data, the situation is not as rosy as the Chinese Communist Party would have the world believe. Much of the discussion about China’s corporate debt burden has revolved around the urgency of the problem, with some predicting a crash, stagnation, or both. Meanwhile, others assume that the CCP’s track record means that nothing much will happen at all. Comparatively little has been said about how China might tackle its debt burden: this paper articulates one suggestion.
Andrew Hilton (CSFI), Pete Hahn (London Institute of Banking & Finance) and Anthony Belchambers (Financial Services Negotiation Forum) try to digest the week's news and what it all means for UK Financial Services.
Note: this recording was made on the Monday after the June 2017 General Election.
Jane Fuller, CSFI co-director, sat down with Francesco Guerrera (Politico) and Sam Tymms (Promontory) to discuss whether there is a regulatory pendulum in banking - and in whose favour it is swinging.
Jane Fuller, CSFI co-director, discusses the Office of Tax Simplification's agenda for 2016 and beyond.
Christine Allison, CSFI Financial Inclusion Fellow, talks to Malcolm Brown, director of the Church's Mission & Public Affairs Department, about the role of the Church of England in providing socially responsible financial services.
Jane Fuller, co-director of the CSFI, talks to Brian Bartaby (CEO of Proplend) following the Centre's April 26 round-table on innovations in property finance.
Jane Fuller, co-director of the CSFI, talks to Tim Jones (former CEO of NEST) following the Centre's March 7 round-table on the Chancellor's priorities for pensions reform.
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