CRO Forum defends the internal model

The standard model is remarkably similar, yet doesn't attract the same level of criticism


Actuaries plan 18-hour global ERM webinar

All continents will be taking part with different speakers covering the same topics


Ask the right questions about risk management

Don't get too focused on simply measuring risk, argues Mike Wilkinson


Reinsurer capital levels seen as adequate

So significant growth in ILS market is not likely, says Fitch


Understanding the four seasons of risk management

Using skating on frozen lakes as the starting point for a four-level categorization of risk, Dave Ingram argues that we need to plan for all four stages in the future, having skipped a stage in the recent crisis.


How level will the Solvency II playing field be?

Some in the UK fear the FSA will apply the directive more strictly than its continental counterparts. Will "harmonization" succeed? Jessica Baylis investigates


US pension plans fail to benefit from equity surge

Equity markets have given pensions plans great returns this year but their liabilities have grown even more


AIR updates Mediterranean earthquake model

The firm says it's built in the latest data and research


Global Reinsurance Forum set up

Swiss Re, Munich Re, Lloyd's, XL Capital and RGA are among the founders


Little change seen in January's reinsurance rates

This comes after an 8% average rise through the 2009 renewal season