Do insurers pose a systemic risk?

The case against the banks is pretty damning, given the financial crisis. But insurers? As regulators fret over who and what causes systemic risk, the insurance industry is on the defensive. Jessica Baylis sifts through the arguments over its systemic relevance.


Torus builds its risk management framework

Under new CRO Carl Groth, the framework is being closely integrated with the business and risk analytics are seen as an important driver that gives the company a competitive advantage.


Swiss Re returns to profit

De-risking ahead of schedule


Few companies would pass the "use test", says S&P

Report outlines differences in capital adequacy methodologies


"Insurers must reassess risk management"

E&Y identifies the most significant challenges for the industry in 2010


UK insurers face extra governance test

FSA move means firms will see two major overhauls by 2012, says law firm RPC