Technology Guide 2013-14: vendors react to Solvency II delays

Both users and vendors of risk management systems have faced difficult decisions as a result of the further delay in Solvency II implementation. We look at the opportunities and problems created by this and issues such as: do faster systems have to be more complex, as well as more expensive, and will vendors offer more transparency into their models?


Conning updates risk management software

Version 6.1 has enhancements for Asian users


Prophet to interface with GEMS

SunGard's modelling software connects with Conning's economic scenario generator


Austrian insurer licenses Conning ESG

Uniqa Group takes GEMS to support modelling with LSMC


Conning and Ramius pair up to provide hedge fund strategies for insurers

Hedge fund strategies may enhance risk-adjusted return, say pair


Conning to expand research business

Stephen Weberson joins from SFRi to head the business


US insurance M&A "declined significantly" in 2012

But 2013 could be strong, says Conning


Conning and Milliman link GEMS and MG-ALFA

Milliman's actuarial modelling software will take outputs from Conning's ESG


Tom Leonardi: "We have a terrific system in the US"

Whether at the state, federal or international level, Connecticut insurance commissioner Thomas Leonardi is helping to deliver new regulations. He tells Gloria Gonzalez that the US regulatory framework worked very well during the financial crisis


Conning launches v6.0 of ERM software

Adds FIRM portfolio analysis tool