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The European Insurance Industry

Regulation, Risk Management, and Internal Control

Authors: Cappiello, Antonella

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  • Focuses on the strategic importance of good governance practices in order to guarantee sound and prudent management of insurance undertakings
  • Explores areas of research linked to enterprise risk management (ERM) in insurance undertakings
  • Critically discusses the role of regulatory principles of Solvency II pertaining to corporate governance, risk management, and the internal control system
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This book analyses the methodologies and functions of a systemic approach to risk governance and internal control capable of tackling the complexity of the insurance business. It focuses on the main trends currently impacting the insurance industry, characterized by new operators, new products and services, new tools, new styles of competition, and new risks. It provides tips and empirical contributions addressing the role of sound internal control and risk management models within an ongoing revision of prudential regulation to better deal with the evolving scenario where insurance activities are becoming increasingly risky and complex. The book is of particular interest to scholars and students of insurance and financial services and practitioners in the insurance industry.

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Antonella Cappiello is an Associate Professor of Financial Markets and Institutions at the University of Pisa, Italy, where she teaches classes on insurance techniques, economics in insurance, and management of banking and insurance institutions. Her current research focuses on risk management and control systems in the insurance industry and banking, insurance services and customer relationships, strategic management and organization, operational risk management, and systemic risk. Additionally, she is the President of the Banking, Finance and Financial Markets 1st Cycle Degree Course and a Professor and member of the Directive Board of several master's programs in Banking and Insurance Institutions.

Table of contents (6 chapters)

Table of contents (6 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The European Insurance Industry
Book Subtitle
Regulation, Risk Management, and Internal Control
Authors
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Copyright Holder
The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-43142-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-43142-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-43141-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
IX, 126
Number of Illustrations
1 b/w illustrations, 12 illustrations in colour
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