Global pension funds rebound in 2009

But poor systemic design in the industry persists, says Towers Watson


Portfolio replication is not only about capital

It's not just group risk that can benefit from the use of replicating portfolios. Other areas of an insurance company such as liability product design, market risk monitoring and performance measurement in investment management will also find the approach valuable, as Rudi Damhuis, Nidal Shamroukh and Andrew Waters of Algorithmics explain.


Solvency II capital requirements increase by 62%

Internal models look more attractive after EMB estimates CEIOPS' impact on standard formula capital level


Using nested simulation for economic capital

The number of risk drivers and potential complexity of their joint distribution makes it natural to adopt a simulation approach to estimate the tail percentile of a balance sheet, explains Steven Morrison


Solvency II role created at SCOR

Series of senior appointments announced


Hannover Re boosts K6 issue

Investor demand improves from last year