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Operational risk management raises more questions than answers

Most economic losses have an operational component, yet insurers are still reluctant to commit resources to managing a risk where modelling techniques and management know-how are still in their early stages. Jessica Baylis reports

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SCOR launches €75m Atlas VI cat bond

It replaces Atlas Reinsurance III issue

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Atlantic will see above-average 2010 hurricane activity

Colorado State University issues its initial forecast

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Risk management should be "embedded but independent"

Live by your risk tolerance, Raj Singh tells Swiss Re conference

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PERILS is set to become industry benchmark, says CEO

The firm has a clear, predefined schedule for reporting event losses

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PERILS needs to prove its accuracy, says ILS specialist

But there is a gap in the European market that can be exploited

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Watson Wyatt to sell off VIPitech

This will allow EC clearance of Towers Perrin/WW merger

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PERILS launches storm-loss index service

Over 50 insurers have provided data

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Swiss Re completes another $150m of Successor notes

They give protection for hurricane, windstorm and earthquake risk