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Internal Control Systems and Risk Management in the Life and Health Insurance Industry: Current Issues


  • Andre, P.
  • Cote, D.
  • Morissette, R.


The objective of this paper is to present the role and importance of internal control systems in good risk management practice, with a particular emphasis on the internal audit and compliance functions within such a framwork. Our focus is on the Life and Health Insurance industry in Canada.

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  • Andre, P. & Cote, D. & Morissette, R., 1998. "Internal Control Systems and Risk Management in the Life and Health Insurance Industry: Current Issues," Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal- 98-15, Ecole des Hautes Etudes Commerciales de Montreal-Chaire de gestion des risques..
  • Handle: RePEc:fth:etcori:98-15

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    JEL classification:

    • G22 - Financial Economics - - Financial Institutions and Services - - - Insurance; Insurance Companies; Actuarial Studies
    • M41 - Business Administration and Business Economics; Marketing; Accounting; Personnel Economics - - Accounting - - - Accounting


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