Extraordinary Re’s Extraordinary Idea

By Russ Banham Carrier Management Imagine there’s a way for institutional investors to trade insurance risks much like they trade stocks. Well, imagine no more. A new and unique reinsurer,…

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Catastrophe Bonds A to Z

By Russ Banham Carrier Management A reader of this publication, the president of an insurance agency, recently wrote to say he kept hearing about catastrophe bonds but had little knowledge…

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Payments Push: As a new era of real-time payments dawns, companies must weigh the benefits against arguments for early caution.

By Russ Banham CFO Today’s gotta-have-it-now mindset often seems more ingrained in the United States than anywhere else. It’s odd, then, that the country has lagged behind many others in…

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Robo-Accountants Are An Accountant’s Best Friend

By Russ Banham Perspectives he manual nature of accountants’ work is evident in the unflattering phrases used to describe their job—“numbers crunchers” and “bean counters.” “Many of us accountants spend…

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