Archive

  • Catastrophe models lead the charge on climate risk integration

    27 April 2023

    Insurers are putting significant effort into understanding how climate affects their business - none more so than in improving their catastrophe models, as Joshua Geer reports

  • Insuring the Big One

    25 January 2023

    The US population is underinsured against earthquakes despite the frequent reminders of how serious this peril can be. Then again, covering quakes is just not easy, as Sarfraz Thind reports

  • Looking beyond climate to decipher natcat loss trends

    06 January 2023

    Insured losses from natural catastrophes are on the rise, but research from TigerRisk shows climate factors are driving only a fraction of this increase. Paul Walsh reports

  • Risk modellers step up a gear to tackle next-generation perils

    21 December 2022

    Experts at the Insurance Risk & Capital EMEA conference discussed how risk modellers are responding to today's interconnected society and why a focus on forward-looking assessment is needed. Paul Walsh reports

  • Managing climate risks - but how?

    08 December 2022

    Rüdiger Kiesel and Gerhard Stahl argue capital charges are not sufficient for insurers to manage climate risk, and propose an approach based on the fundamentals of risk management

  • The future of flood risk management

    26 October 2022

    How can insurers better manage flood risk and improve the services they offer customers and clients? Experts offer their thoughts in this report on the InsuranceERM / ICEYE webinar

  • Stress testing reinsurer resilience to reserve shocks

    06 September 2022

    Stuart Shipperlee discusses Litmus Analysis' examination of 35 leading reinsurance carriers to understand their overall resilience to reserve shocks, and notes very significant individual variances

  • Fighting fires in the US

    11 August 2022

    Wildfires are raging once again and insurers are under pressure to maintain coverage in high-risk regions. But the industry can do more to help itself and society as David Sampson, president of the American Property Casualty Insurance Association, explains to Sarfraz Thind

  • Insurers happy with UK's Solvency II plans, but capital savings remain uncertain

    28 April 2022

    The government has grabbed positive headlines with its proposals to reform Solvency II, but the industry is cautious about the how they will pan out. Cintia Cheong reports

  • A new standard for liability risk data

    07 April 2022

    Open data standards for risk modelling are helping improve the efficiency and value of risk management in the insurance sector, Today, a new standard for liability risks is being launched, as Dickie Whitaker explains