Archive

  • Canadian regulator issues draft ORSA guidelines

    07 February 2013

    Launched life insurance QIS4 last month

  • Pushing forward on principles-based reserving

    31 January 2013

    US life insurers may soon be setting their reserves according to principles devised by the NAIC. In a Q&A with InsuranceERM, Julie McPeak, Tennessee insurance commissioner, explains the path ahead

  • BMA will not apply Solvency II-type rules to captives

    30 January 2013

    Bermudian authority lays out plans for the year

  • Searching for the right proxy approaches to life

    29 January 2013

    Care has to be taken in using replicating portfolio techniques, least-squares Monte Carlo approaches and curve fitting for estimating the risk capital of a life insurer, as Tigran Kalberer and Zeljko Strkalj explain

  • Negative outlook for life insurers but stable for P&C, says Moody's

    28 January 2013

    Both impacted by Solvency II and SMI

  • US insurers unprepared for ORSA rules

    28 January 2013

    Many companies have major gaps to fill by 2015, says PwC

  • Learning from Japan's 'lost decades'

    24 January 2013

    With much of Europe mired in a deepening recession, the parallels with Japan's 'lost decades' become ever more acute. Paul Fulcher and Teoman Kaplan explore whether European insurers can learn from their Japanese peers in how to deal with a prolonged state of stagnant economic growth and low interest rates

  • New NAIC chief will guard against federal intrusion

    24 January 2013

    Ben Nelson sees limited role for federal government in insurance regulation

  • The US ORSA will benefit ERM, say majority of P/C insurers

    24 January 2013

    But Towers Watson survey also shows 21% see ORSA as compliance-driven

  • Manulife's Rahim Hirji: shifting from hedging to growth

    23 January 2013

    Risk management is no longer about policing an insurance company, says Rahim Hirji, chief risk officer at Canada's Manulife Financial. He talks to Lorna Davies about changing regulations, market concerns and the development of the CRO