As 2021 fast approaches, the burning question of what indices will replace LIBOR (London Interbank Offered Rate) comes to the forefront. LIBOR scandals have caused the creation of alternative indices options. The impact to the Asset-Backed Securities (ABS) market could be significant as there are billions of dollars of residential mortgage loans in the U.S. that are tied to LIBOR.
Trustees are a vital component of reinsurance, and choosing the right one can be the difference between a smooth experience and a sticky one. The true cost of a trust is defined by more than the dollars, and the time you spend as a grantor or a beneficiary of a reinsurance trust must also be considered. Some trustees understand the nature of the reinsurance trust business better than others.
An update on the Catholic foundation marketplace.In 2016, we released one of the first studies on religious-based fundraising foundations, The Advancement of Religious-Based Fundraising Foundations in the United States.We examined religious giving and focused on the use of stand-alone fundraising foundations, focusing on Catholic diocese or community foundations.