• Adopting Tunaru's ERM valuation approach "difficult but not impossible"

    13 May 2019

    More work and significant modification needed, says Milliman

  • US flood insurance: new model, new hope?

    04 April 2019

    The federal flood insurance system has been setting milestones in mismanagement since it was introduced in 1968. Will a new risk model and other guidance improve the situation, and allow private insurers to participate? Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Fema finally delivers new US flood risk model

    18 March 2019

    Risk Rating 2.0 to go live in 2020 providing more accurate reflection of flood risk

  • US life firms under pressure from accounting overhaul

    08 January 2019

    It has been billed as the biggest change in US accounting rules for decades. But reportage of the new US GAAP LDTI standard remains sparse. Since coming into effect in August, with an implementation deadline of 2021, companies have been scrambling to assess the impact. Sarfraz Thind reports

  • "In a more interconnected world, we need to care about complexity"

    03 January 2019

    Risk management frameworks have relied on simplifications to make them workable, but the modern world needs an approach that embraces complexity, says Neil Cantle

  • "Have we really learned all the lessons from the financial crisis?"

    31 December 2018

    The financial crisis left a deep impression on ALM and risk management practices, but Paul Fulcher warns not all the warnings have been heard

  • "Primitive" California law poses wildfire risk challenge for insurers

    04 December 2018

    Insurers unable to use cat models to set prices, says Milliman

  • IFRS 17: A delay in the balance

    23 October 2018

    Arguments are raging about whether implementation of the new insurance contracts accounting standard should be delayed. Cintia Cheong wraps up the latest developments in the long-running saga

  • US flood insurance: bridging the political chasm

    16 October 2018

    Hurricanes Michael and Florence have again drawn attention to the issue of underinsurance of flood risk in the US. The industry says regulators are stymieing the market, and reforms are stuck in a political logjam. InsuranceERM's US editor Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Paul Fulcher joins consulting and actuarial firm

    01 October 2018

    ALM and capital management expert quits Nomura after six years