How does a global pandemic impact Solvency II?

Navigating the COVID-19 pandemic calls for outlining possible scenarios on how the financial statements of (re)insurance companies will be impacted.  Depending on the nature of the business and the types of products in investment portfolios, companies may face increased mortality rates, economic contraction, slowing business activity, falling equity markets and …

The shift towards digitalisation of education and training systems

Digital skills imply the need to implement not only technological innovations, but also to prepare people to face emerging societal challenges like privacy and ethical issues, mental and physical health related to digitalisation, among others.  Education and training play a key role in reaching this ambition of digital upskilling European …

Key considerations when outsourcing accounting and tax operations in the Alternatives Industry

The finance function in the alternatives industry has grown in complexity and the tendency seems to continue. In addition to the more intricate business structures as well as the increasing external stakeholders demands, joins the variable “digital transformation” that’s shaping the algorithm of the future.  Designing a finance function that …