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Insurance Capital and Liquidity

Insurance Capital and Liquidity

Ted Wainman

20 years: CA & educator

In this video Ted outlines how insurance companies are funded and how that capital is then regulated, including outlining key points of the Solvency II framework. Finally he outlines how insurance companies can prevent liquidity risk which could prevent it from paying out claims.

In this video Ted outlines how insurance companies are funded and how that capital is then regulated, including outlining key points of the Solvency II framework. Finally he outlines how insurance companies can prevent liquidity risk which could prevent it from paying out claims.

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Insurance Capital and Liquidity

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Overview

Insurance companies use equity to fund their business – providing a ‘cushion’ to absorb any losses that might be incurred on contracts. Regulatory focus is therefore around solvency rather than liquidity. Insurance companies further manage their exposure to risk by taking out reinsurance contracts. Credit rating agencies provide an independent assessment of the strength of individual companies.

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  • Understand how insurance companies are funded

  • Understand the role of the regulators

  • Identify whether an insurance company faces liquidity risks

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Ted Wainman trained and qualified as an Associate Chartered Accountant (ACA) with Ernst & Young before joining JPMorgan on the Investment Management side of the business. He since has over 17 years of experience in designing, developing and delivering financial & business skills training workshops for over 275 clients in more than 35 countries.

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