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Banking Alliances and International Issues on the Paris Capital Market, 1890–1914

Samir Saul

in London and Paris as International Financial Centres in the Twentieth Century

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199269495
eISBN:
9780191710162
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269495.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking

This chapter focuses on syndicates between Parisian banks from 1890 and 1914. It aims to establish the identity of the managers and participants in underwriting and issue consortia, to highlight ... More


Introduction

Peter Borscheid

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This introductory chapter begins by setting out the book's purpose — to show how European emigrants and insurance companies exported the concept of insurance and modern underwriting from the British ... More


Germany: Insurance, Expansion, and Setbacks

Peter Borscheid

in World Insurance: The Evolution of a Global Risk Network

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199657964
eISBN:
9780191744709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199657964.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, International Business, Business History

This chapter traces the history of the German insurance industry. It was only in the mid-nineteenth century that a German insurance industry can properly be spoken of, one which demonstrated sound ... More


Comments by Harvey J. Goldschmid

Roger B. Porter, Robert R. Glauber, and Thomas J. Healey

in New Directions in Financial Services Regulation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262015615
eISBN:
9780262295789
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262015615.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic Systems

This chapter takes on a similar view as that of the previous chapter: that the underlying cause of the crisis in 2008 was due to private-sector failures. It maps out what was wrong about the view ... More


Getting ready

Philippe Espinasse

in IPO: A Global Guide

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789888083183
eISBN:
9789882209862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083183.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, South and East Asia

This chapter sets out the preparatory work needed for an initial public offering and explains the roles played by different professionals, including the company going public, the investment bank, and ... More


Reasonable Restrictions on Underwriting

Joseph Heath

in Morality, Competition, and the Firm: The Market Failures Approach to Business Ethics

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780199990481
eISBN:
9780190267704
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199990481.003.0014
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter discusses the practice of risk classification and underwriting in the insurance industry. It also examines the process of actuarial fairness used by insurers to charge each policy-holder ... More


The Good, the Bad,…: The Role of Risk Classification

Michael R. Powers

in Acts of God and Man: Ruminations on Risk and Insurance

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231153676
eISBN:
9780231527057
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231153676.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Development, Growth, and Environmental

Rate (or price) regulation is used extensively by many nations of the world and often relied on for market stability by developing countries. In the United States, the purpose of rate regulation is ... More


In Sickness and in Health: An Annuity Approach to Financing Long-Term Care and Retirement Income

Christopher M. Murtaugh and Brenda C. Spillman

in Retirement Income: Risks and Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016933
eISBN:
9780262301596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016933.003.0008
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter presents the hypothesis that bringing together the two opposing risks—long life versus short life with disability—in theory, has the potential to reduce both adverse selection in income ... More


Tax Issues and Life Care Annuities

David Brazell and Jason Brown

in Retirement Income: Risks and Strategies

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262016933
eISBN:
9780262301596
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262016933.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter discusses life care annuity (LCA), which is defined as an integrated insurance product consisting of life annuity and long-term care insurance (LTCI) segments. In return for the payment ... More


Why the Crises in Medical Malpractice?

A. Sloan Frank and M. Chepke Lindsey

in Medical Malpractice

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262195720
eISBN:
9780262283809
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262195720.003.0002
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Public and Welfare

This chapter examines the “insurance cycle” or “underwriting cycle” that arises in the property-casualty insurance industry, of which medical malpractice insurance is part. Cycles in medical ... More


Pricing and Deterrence

in Ensuring Corporate Misconduct: How Liability Insurance Undermines Shareholder Litigation

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226035154
eISBN:
9780226035079
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226035079.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

This chapter, which explores whether the underwriting and pricing of Directors' and Officers' liability (D&O) insurance preserves the deterrence function of shareholder litigation, examines how ... More


Commercial Mortgages and Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities

Xudon An and Kerry D. Vandell

in Public Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780199993277
eISBN:
9780199395767
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199993277.003.0009
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

This chapter provides a review of commercial mortgages and commercial backed securities (CMBS). The chapter begins by using a historical perspective to provide an understanding of commercial ... More


FinTech Disruption: Opportunities to Encourage Financial Responsibility

Julianne Callaway

in The Disruptive Impact of FinTech on Retirement Systems

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
October 2019
ISBN:
9780198845553
eISBN:
9780191880728
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198845553.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Pensions and Pension Management, Innovation

Technological advances have enabled enhancements in the financial services industry such as improved digital sales opportunities, enhanced communication with consumers, expanded accessibility of ... More


Yankee Doodle Went to London: Anglo-American Breweries and the London Securities Market, 1888–1892

Mary A. O’Sullivan

in Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199584444
eISBN:
9780191830266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584444.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

This chapter analyses the earliest efforts to bring US industrial enterprises to securities markets on a significant scale, which occurred not in the United States but in London in the late 1880s and ... More


Too Much Ado about Morgan’s Men: The US Securities Markets, 1908–1914

Mary A. O’Sullivan

in Dividends of Development: Securities Markets in the History of U.S. Capitalism, 1866-1922

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780199584444
eISBN:
9780191830266
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199584444.003.0008
Subject:
Business and Management, Finance, Accounting, and Banking, International Business

Crucial in colouring the debate on banking and currency reform that culminated in the Federal Reserve Act of 1913 were the results of the unprecedented federal investigation into the operation of the ... More


Introduction

Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

in The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

In the introduction to the history of Swiss Reinsurance Company Tobias Straumann describes the main challenges the company encountered throughout its 150 years of history. He lists underwriting and ... More


Crash and Salvation

Harold James, Peter Borscheid, David Gugerli, and Tobias Straumann

in The Value of Risk: Swiss Re and the History of Reinsurance

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199689804
eISBN:
9780191769450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199689804.003.0014
Subject:
Business and Management, Business History, Innovation

Given a very small home market, the company was forced to seek business abroad from the very beginning. With the help of a general manager recruited from Generali Insurance in Triest, the company ... More


Lessons of the Financial Crisis for Private- Label MBS

Mark Adelson

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0019
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter discusses the lessons of the 2008 financial crisis for private-label mortgage-based securities (MBS). It considers both what happened in the general economy and evolution of the mortgage ... More


Residential Mortgage Defaults, Foreclosures, and Modifications

Faten Sabry, Ignacio Franceschelli, and Drew Claxton

in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities: 7th Edition

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198785774
eISBN:
9780191827594
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198785774.003.0028
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics, Macro- and Monetary Economics

This chapter reviews several factors that impact mortgage default behavior; the expansive literature on the determinants of mortgage default, before and after the credit crisis; and the private and ... More


Real Estate Cycles: International Episodes

Man Cho and Kyung-Hwan Kim

in Private Real Estate Markets and Investments

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199388752
eISBN:
9780199388783
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199388752.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Financial Economics

A strand of literature contends that the housing market is cyclical. Evidence in recent episodes of housing price boom-busts from the United States and Europe supports this belief. This chapter ... More


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