Solvency II fuels risk of model convergence

The demands of regulatory approval are creating a lack of diversity in insurance models and driving an increase in systemic risk, according to a joint industry and academic study. Sarfraz Thind reports


Technology vendors prepare for a new chapter

Christopher Cundy charts the trends in risk and capital management software as the Solvency II implementation date nears


Qatar Re licenses Conning's ESG

Will help Qatar Re model solvency capital and plan business strategy


Finnish insurer chooses Conning's ESG

LocalTapiola signs up for Gems


Conning updates risk management software

Version 6.4 advances credit risk modelling and calibration


Economic scenario generators: a means to many ends

ESGs are widely used in capital calculations and enterprise risk management. Hal Pedersen and Stephen Sonlin explain how these critical tools work and what to look for in a good one


US P&C loss reserves inch higher in 2013

But possible adverse developments cloud outlook, says Conning


Conning acquires fixed income unit

Buys insurance-focused business from Brookfield Investment Management


Conning offers US insurers trade finance investments

NAIC recently approved trade finance as an investable asset