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Traditional and Alternative Risk Transfer in the Insurance Sector - JEM235
Title: Traditional and Alternative Risk Transfer in the Insurance Sector
Guaranteed by: Institute of Economic Studies (23-IES)
Faculty: Faculty of Social Sciences
Actual: from 2022 to 2022
Semester: winter
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: winter s.:
Hours per week, examination: winter s.:2/0, C [HS]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (60)
Min. number of students: unlimited
4EU+: no
Virtual mobility / capacity: no
State of the course: not taught
Language: English
Teaching methods: full-time
Teaching methods: full-time
Additional information:
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
priority enrollment if the course is part of the study plan
Guarantor: prof. PhDr. Petr Teplý, Ph.D.
prof. Maurizio Pompella
Examination dates   Schedule   Noticeboard   
Annotation -
Last update: prof. PhDr. Petr Teplý, Ph.D. (21.08.2023)
Compact course taught in WS AY 2023/24 scheduled for 25 and 26 September 2023 at Room No. 314.
The course will be opened for student´s registration till 22 September 2023.

This 2-day course provides basic principles of unconventional risk transfer in insurance. It also discusses the main challenges financial intermediaries have to deal with currently such as disruptive technologies and the way to a sustainable development. Basic knowledge of risk management and statistics is recommended.

Descriptors -
Last update: prof. PhDr. Petr Teplý, Ph.D. (21.08.2023)

2-day course on 25.9. and 26.9.2023 (9:00 - 15:00 at Room No. 314)

i) Front teaching: 9 hours

ii) Final Exam (written test) 1 hour

Detailed schedule:

Day 1 (4.5h)
From Unconventional Risk Transfer to Global Financial Crises
- Traditional vs Financial Reinsurance, and Unconventional Risk Transfer
- Pure Risk Management for Businesses: Market solutions and Alternative Risk Transfer
- Finite Reinsurance, multiline / multiyear / multitrigger products
- PR Securitization and ILS (Insurance Linked Securities), Contingent Capital, Catastrophe Bonds
- Life Insurance Securitization.
- Global Financial Crises, Financial Innovation, and New Technologies
- Financial Innovation, Structured Finance, and Global Financial Crises
- How COVID 19 changed the world

Day 2 (3.5h + 1.0h Final Test)
Financial Intermediaries new Challenges: Fintech, New Green and Sustainability
- The third wave of ICT and Financial Intermediation: Fintech and Blockchain
- New Paradigms and Disruption
- ESG and New Trends to Sustainability, the role of Financial Intermediaries
- Physical and Transition Risk
- ESG compliance and Transition Costs
- ESG reporting and disclosure
- Climate Fintechs and Responsible Investment

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: prof. PhDr. Petr Teplý, Ph.D. (08.06.2023)

Final written exam (100%) 

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