Brent Radcliffe

Brent Radcliffe

Brent Radcliffe is a digital analyst with a software company based in the Washington, DC area. He is a graduate of the University of Florida with a degree in International Economics, with minors in both French and International Relations. Radcliffe is a freelance writer covering topics related to economics, trade and investing.

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  1. Entitlement Offer
    Term

    Entitlement Offer

    An offer to purchase a security or other asset that cannot be transferred to another party.
  2. Net Premiums Written
    Term

    Net Premiums Written

    The sum of premiums written by an insurance company over the course of a period of time, less premiums ceded to reinsurance companies, plus any reinsurance assumed.
  3. Gross Cash Recovery (GCR)
    Term

    Gross Cash Recovery (GCR)

    The gross cash colloctions expected over the remaining life of an asset. Gross cash recovery is often expressed as a percentage of book value.
  4. Inherent Risk
    Term

    Inherent Risk

    The risk posed by an error or omission in a financial statement due to a factor other than a failure of control.
  5. Initial Targeted Cash Value
    Term

    Initial Targeted Cash Value

    The gross amount of collections expected to be obtained through the liquidation of assets in an asset pool.
  6. Liquidation Differential
    Term

    Liquidation Differential

    The loss in value of an asset after it has been placed in receivership or liquidation.
  7. Financial Action Task Force (FATF)
    Term

    Financial Action Task Force (FATF)

    An intergovernmental organization that designs and promotes policies and standards to combat money laundering.
  8. Business Net Retention
    Term

    Business Net Retention

    The amount of policies that remain after accounting for policies that are canceled, lapsed, or ceded to a reinsurer.
  9. Case Management
    Term

    Case Management

    Planning, processing and monitoring the healthcare services given to a patient by a coordinated group of healthcare providers.
  10. Ceded Reinsurance Leverage
    Term

    Ceded Reinsurance Leverage

    The ratio of ceded insurance balances to policyholders’ surplus. Ceded reinsurance leverage represents the extent to which an insurance company relies on ceding risk to reinsurers.
  11. Class 3-6 Bonds
    Term

    Class 3-6 Bonds

    Several classes of noninvestment grade bonds held by an insurance company as res
  12. Conditional Reserves
    Term

    Conditional Reserves

    Surplus reserves held by insurance companies that are treated as liabilities, and which can be drawn upon in order to cover claims.
  13. Guaranteed Issue Rights
    Term

    Guaranteed Issue Rights

    A right afforded to individuals insured under Medicare that requires insurance companies to offer Medicare supplement insurance, also called a Medigap policy.
  14. Impaired Insurer
    Term

    Impaired Insurer

    An insurance company that is potentially unable to fulfill its policy obligations, and has been placed under rehabilitation or conservation.
  15. Direct Premiums Written
    Term

    Direct Premiums Written

    Total premiums received before taking into account reinsurance ceded.
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