Painted as Lowballers, Issuers Say Don't Blame Us for Falling Spreads
- Dangers in Joint Rep Numbers. Foxman, Alan J. // On Wall Street;Sep2002, Vol. 12 Issue 9, p86
Answers several questions on legal issues regarding investments and business operations in the U.S. Validity of verbal agreements between brokers sharing a joint number; Concerns about hiring a broker with a Series 7 license; Insurance carriers providing errors and omissions coverage.
- Concerns Over GICs Raise Risk Assessment Questions. Connolly, Jim // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;10/11/99, Vol. 103 Issue 41, p4
Reveals that insurance regulators are concerned over investment contracts with credit rating downgrade escape in the United States. Discussions on risk management; Comments from Allen Elstein, a life actuary at the Connecticut insurance department; Issue on the Unified Valuation System.
- Variables create tough row for industry investors to hoe. Souter, Gavin // Business Insurance;11/25/96, Vol. 30 Issue 48, p3
Reports that variables in the insurance industry makes it difficult for investors to predict which insurance investments will be profitable in the next decade. Comments from Jeffrey W. Greenberg of Marsh & McLennan Risk Capital Corporation; Listing of the variables that make the insurance...
- Pigeonhole guidelines used by majority of states. Connolly, Jim // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/13/95, Vol. 99 Issue 46, p45
Reports that a pigeonhole approach to regulating insurers' investment is the method most widely used by state regulators. Ensuring that companies are not overly weighted in risky investments; Limiting the kind of investments and specifying percentage limits in investments; Objection to the use...
- Outsourcing Can Offer Insurers An Edge. Dixon, Allen // National Underwriter / Life & Health Financial Services;11/15/99, Vol. 103 Issue 46, p40
Focuses on outsourcing as an alternative to capital investment to insurance industry in the United States. Challenges and trends in the industry; Details on the market strengths and weaknesses of insurance companies; Significance of outsourcing and strategic alliances.
- Insurer edge seen in securitization. Otis, L.H. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;3/3/97, Vol. 101 Issue 9, p3
Comments on the disadvantage experienced by investment banks against insurance companies in the race to develop securitized insurance products. Views of Dennis Chookaszian, chairman and chief executive officer of CNA Insurance Companies; Difficulties of investment banks developing viable...
- Foreign investment pressures mutuals. West, Diane // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;11/03/97, Vol. 101 Issue 44, p23
Focuses on the increase of foreign investments in the insurance industry in the United States, with reference to mutual holding companies. Benefits of foreign investments; Comments from senior vice president of Met Life, Joseph Reali; Reference to the book `Twilight of the Traditional Mutuals,'...
- Gates Lays Out Technology Challenges. Trembly, Ara C. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;11/25/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 47, p12
Determines the importance of technology in the insurance industry in the U.S. Characterization of technology development; Factors affecting capital investments; Advancement of wireless technologies.
- INVESTMENT BANKING DATABASE: Technology. // Investment Dealers' Digest;4/8/2002, Vol. 68 Issue 14, p16
Presents graph and charts depicting on the investment banking in technology in the U.S. Volume of global technology underwriting; Security types for global volume by product; Fees for global underwriting.