FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS


Staying competitive in the dynamic world of financial institutions requires a risk management advisor with a sophisticated understanding of your business. With continuous industry changes, there are new risks that need to be identified, quantified, managed, and either retained or transferred.

Our Financial Institutions ExpertiseFor decades, Marsh has been the leading broker and risk advisor to the financial institutions industry, providing risk solutions and products to thousands of financial institutions around the world.

Marsh's Financial Institutions Practice works with clients to provide effective risk mitigation strategies that can help them deal with these challenges. Marsh Canada’s Financial Institutions Practice provides advisory and transactional services to:

  • Banks, Credits Unions, Lending Institutions
  • Insurance Companies
  • Investment Banks, Securities Broker-Dealers, Investment Advisors, Asset Managers
  • Mutual Funds, Hedge Funds, Venture Capital and Private Equity Funds
  • Securities Exchanges, Clearinghouses
  • Government-Sponsored Lending Institutions

Marsh Canada’s financial institutions practitioners also sponsor, or have active involvement with, industry organizations that foster networking and information sharing. Our industry experts offer the specialized  knowledge, industry experience, and global resources necessary to help you successfully manage your  world of risk—and come out ahead.
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Risk Spotlight: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act—Is Your Firm Prepared?
October 03, 2011  |  Views: 6952 |  Comments: 0 
Risk Spotlight: The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act—Is Your Firm Prepared?
We discuss how Marsh can assist organizations in staying prepared and compliant in light of the inherent risks associated with foreign corruption.  Read More...
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Business Continuity Management - Protecting Your Business
April 12, 2011  |  Views: 8309 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Business Continuity Management - Protecting Your Business
This Practice provides comprehensive specialist support to enhance our clients' Preparedness Programs and Business Continuity Planning and/or testing. In addition, MRC's BCM practi...  Read More...
Financial Institution Risk
March 31, 2011  |  Views: 12585 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Financial Institution Risk
As a financial institutions client of Marsh Canada, you are drawing from the full breadth of Marsh & McLennan Companies’ expertise and service solutions. Marsh has built its busine...  Read More...
Legal and Business Trends Impacting Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
August 11, 2011  |  Views: 14684 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Legal and Business Trends Impacting Directors and Officers Liability Insurance
Securities Class Action ClaimsFilingsAccording to National Economic Research Associates (NERA), in 2010 there were 8 new securities class actions filings in Canada involving claims...  Read More...
Political Risk
February 18, 2011  |  Views: 13534 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Political Risk
In today's global economy, executives recognize that investment opportunities in foreign markets bring new risks not encountered in domestic regions. Whether a company is entering ...  Read More...
Professional Liability (E&O)
April 18, 2011  |  Views: 22183 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Professional Liability (E&O)
Financial institutions operating in today’s environment are facing the most complex challenges ever imagined. The competitive landscape and intense regulatory scrutiny are posing m...  Read More...
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Multinational Companies Face Increased D&O Risks With Tighter Insurance and Tax Regulations
November 10, 2010  |  Views: 14189 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Multinational Companies Face Increased D&O Risks With Tighter Insurance and Tax Regulations
Risk managers must ensure they have adequate directors and officers (D&O) coverage, as shareholder lawsuits increase with U.S. companies expanding overseas, according to a recent w...  Read More...
Soft Commercial Insurance Market Conditions Persist in Third Quarter of 2010
October 22, 2010  |  Views: 13927 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Soft Commercial Insurance Market Conditions Persist in Third Quarter of 2010
Soft commercial insurance market conditions persisted through the third quarter of 2010, with lower rates on average across major coverage lines, according to a new report publishe...  Read More...
Provisions of Wall Street Reform May Affect Non-Admitted Premium Tax Obligations
October 06, 2010  |  Views: 13687 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Provisions of Wall Street Reform May Affect Non-Admitted Premium Tax Obligations
Certain provisions of the recently enacted Dodd-Frank Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act may affect state premium tax obligations resulting from premium payments made t...  Read More...
Wall Street Reform Act to Streamline Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Reform
August 18, 2010  |  Views: 14616 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
Wall Street Reform Act to Streamline Surplus Lines and Reinsurance Reform
Recent legislation, passed by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Obama, creates within the Treasury Department a new Federal Insurance Office (FIO) to streamline su...  Read More...
E&O Rates Declined in 2009, Expected to Remain Stable in 2010
March 17, 2010  |  Views: 14081 |  Comments: 0  | Article Rating
E&O Rates Declined in 2009, Expected to Remain Stable in 2010
Errors & omissions (E&O) insurance rates fell between 5% and 10% in 2009, with the exception of financial institutions, which saw double-digit rate increases early in 2009 but smal...  Read More...
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January 15, 2013  |  Views: 4208
Global Insurance Rate Firming Slowed in Q4, Despite Sandy
US east coast storm not expected to be market-changing event  Read More...
April 27, 2011  |  Views: 5651
First-Quarter Insurance Rate Increases Confined to Loss-Affected Exposures: Marsh
Global Insurance Markets Under Pressure as Atlantic Hurricane Season Approaches Despite record level first-quarter catastrophe losses, insurance rate increases were confined to lo...  Read More...

Contacts
Susan Finbow
National Practice Leader
Toronto ON Canada
416 868 7170
susan.k.finbow@marsh.com