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14 November 2016 | Pension Industry
Conventional defined benefit (DB) plans are becoming a thing of the past. Do target date funds need to adapt? in this papers we explore adaptive investment strategies and show that they significantly outperform typical Target Date Fund strategies.
14 November 2016 | Technology Innovations
Thanks to new developments in data technology and in mobile telecommunications adoption, we see the potential rise of a third wave of innovation in banking. In this paper we will outline the key features, benefits, and strategic imperative of the Digital Bank of the Future
7 November 2016 | Pension Industry
This article explores the state of public defined programs across the United States, where the methodology for selecting a discount rate for the program’s liability is having significant implications for asset allocation and risk management.
25 October 2016 | Systemic Risk
Systemic Risk, Policies, & Data Needs. This research survey on Systemic Risk was funded by Global Risk Institute & lead by Agostino Capponi, PhD of Columbia University.
25 October 2016 | Risk Management Practices
Risk Management in the Middle East Presentation by Frank Massey Frank Massey, Vice President and Head of Risk Management with Riyad Bank, speaks on the Opportunities and Challenges of Managing Risk as an Expatriate. Gain insights and lessons learned from a Canadian expatriate in building a risk management department from ground zero. Find out what you... View Article
17 October 2016 | Pension Industry
This paper attempts to find a new retirement income model that minimises the risks for both sponsors and workers and maintains most of the strengths of both DB and DC pensions.
3 October 2016 | Regulatory Compliance and Financial Stability
The explosion of debt levels world-wide, fueled by extremely low interest rates, may be the biggest and most immediate risk facing the financial sector.
22 September 2016 | Technology Innovations
Computing capacity continues to expand and transform the world we live in. With computing capacity doubling every two years, as we cram more transistors onto microprocessors. And what is the result?
21 September 2016 | Risk Management Practices
Delta hedging is an important way in which traders manage the risk in a portfolio of options. This article discusses those options.
5 September 2016 | Cyber security and Fraud
Emerging quantum computing technologies threaten to undermine even the most sophisticated cybersecurity systems installed by businesses and governments