ISDA launches CDS marketplace website

It aims to make market more understandable and accessible


"Pay structures not an issue in Solvency II"

Would CEIOPS have issued its consultation paper 59 on risk management and remuneration if it hadn't been for the banking crisis? Helen Yates reports.


Moody's highlights Solvency I ratio inconsistencies

Definitions differ across Europe, so more than just the solvency ratios have to be considered


RMS reduces insured loss estimates for California

The main reason: new findings on earthquake risk from the US Geological Survey


"Risk appetite, not risk management, was at root of crisis"

Aon's Grant Foster says attitudes to ERM should be more positive and more geared to the upside


AIR updates its US earthquake model

It is claimed to be consistent with, and even ahead of, the latest data from the US Geological Survey


"Pension risk as important as other financial risks"

LCP report shows failings in this area have been very costly for some UK schemes


With-profits insurers need modern investment strategies

By adopting a more sophisticated investment approach, the firms will achieve better use of their capital and consistent investment outperformance, argues Yasheen Rajan.


Below-average hurricane season remains CSU forecast

Colorado State University lowers June's prediction of 11 named storms to 10


SolveXia tries different approach on Solvency II software

The web-based platform can run your choice of analytics and you pay by usage