Emerging markets grow in importance for life insurers

But driving the need for better and more comprehensive tools for modelling risk


More categories added to US risk benchmark report

Guy Carpenter updates report with 2011 figures


Guy Carpenter launches Asia industrial park database

Total insured loss of Thailand floods largely from park damage


Reinsurers back on track after 2011 cats

But Guy Carpenter's report was published before hurricane Sandy


Outsourcing of cat risk models "dangerous"

Validus Re CEO warns of "unacceptable level of volatility"


Re/insurers in "risk-off" investment mode

Guy Carpenter outlines key risks for industry


Perils to offer satellite-based flood footprints

Will facilitate rapid impact assessments, says cat data firm


Cat loss "cold spots" reveal market risks

Diversified re/insurers suffered the most after spate of cats, says Guy Carpenter


Willis Re's Pete Thomas: focusing on the big picture

Proliferating risks make new demands of managers, says Pete Thomas, CRO of Willis Re; hence his belief in the importance of risk inventories as a guide to the complete range of exposures. With the right ERM approach, risk can be seen as an opportunity, he tells Sarfraz Thind.


Women make their mark on risk and capital management

Lloyd's Vision 2025 strategy, launched by chairman John Nelson in May, aims to produce a diverse market by gender, age and ethnicity. On the gender front, women have already made headway in the risk and capital areas in the UK and other markets. Lorna Davies profiles some of the more prominent examples

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