Catastrophe losses will resume growth

Don't be misled by the calm hurricane season this year, says Swiss Re


Big drop in catastrophe losses confirmed for 2009

The uneventful US hurricane season helped


IERM's top stories chart 2009's risk management challenges

The financial crisis and the toughening demands of Solvency II have been a combined test like no other for companies this year


First global CERAs set to qualify by spring 2010

The actuarial profession's ST9 qualification is expected to become the CERA for the UK


Risk tolerance and limits are not such foreign concepts

Try thinking of them like curfews for teenagers


Insurers should use derivatives to manage risk under Solvency II

The directive will require a total balance-sheet approach to the business and encourage non-life insurers to take a more active approach to managing market risks, argues Peter McGloughlin


Swiss Re issues further mortality risk notes

The issue is the fourth through VITA


A M Best highlights implications of updated cat models

How ground motion decays is a big factor in earthquake risk


Global ERM qualification launched

Reflects growing demand for actuaries with ERM skills