When it comes to Enterprise Risk Management (ERM), many believe the effort needed to gain buy-in, implement and manage, outweigh the potential benefits. While it can be challenging, the benefits to the organization are substantial and continue to grow as the program is refined and optimized. Perception is often reality, and there are several misconceptions about ERM that tend to dissuade insurance companies from considering this increasingly important management strategy.
May 2015, the Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) issued Accounting Standards Update (ASU) No. 2015-09 “Disclosures about Short Duration Contracts.” The FASB was looking to (1) increase the decision usefulness of the information about an insurance company’s insurance ….
Society has become so adapted to spreadsheet software and its many varied uses that it has become as commonplace as the cell phone. It could be argued to be the greatest, most powerful, most important software application of all time.
Is it possible Texas property and casualty insurers might finally get some relief from unscrupulous Texas trial lawyer storm chasers? The Texas House Insurance Committee has recently made inroads into the trial lawyer hail chasing tradition.
The infamous audit Document Request List, or DRL – it’s not likely a welcome item because it represents a significant amount of data gathering steps for the company financial department. Further, the due dates assigned to each DRL item can … Continued
On January 5, 2016, the Financial Accounting Standards Board issued Accounting Standards Update: ASU 2016-01, Financial Instruments-Overall (Subtopic 825-10): Recognition and Measurement of Financial Assets and Liabilities. The amendments in this update are intended to address certain aspects of recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure of financial instruments.
The Ewbank Insurance Group Joins JLK Rosenberger to Form the Largest Insurance Specialty Firm in the West
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Los Angeles, CA – (December 28th, 2015) – Effective January 1, 2016, The Ewbank Insurance Group, the 10th largest auditor of life insurance entities in the United States joins JLK Rosenberger, the 18th largest auditor of property … Continued