Cat bond market still seeking collateral solution

2009 trends analyzed by Reuters News


ORIC conference tackles data issue

Firms' reliance on the standard formula for op risk is also a concern


Solvency II will support growth of ILS market

But CEIOPS doubts it will regain its 2007 levels


Insurance-linked securities will do better in 2009

One issue has new features to protect bonds against unexpected events


How SCOR manages extreme risks

Michel Dacorogna, the company's modelling chief, tells Jessica Baylis the role of the risk manager is to think of the improbable and then work out ways of allowing for this in your risk management.


"Biggest risk to insurers is financial market crisis"

Ernst & Young report ranks this ahead of model risk


Aviva creates new role of chief actuary for Europe

It's part of the firm's new pan-European structure


GEM aims to shake up catastrophe modelling

It's advantage over other models: it's open-source


Algo and B & H link up for economic capital management

They're offering a new Solvency II solution for insurers of all sizes


"Insurers have not been tested properly by this crisis"

Oliver Wyman asks how the industry would cope with a full-blown insurance crisis