Experts react to CEIOPS' consultation papers

Watson Wyatt has published its initial analysis of the 1,100 pages of documents put out last week.


ORIC looks for trends in insurers' operational loss data

The consortium's research paper examines ways of comparing external losses to firms' internal loss events


Insurers should take a fresh look at their own pension funds

UK Insurers that operate defined benefit pensions can reduce the cost of their regulatory capital if they take a more holistic view, says Yasheen Rajan


Renewals reports paint positive capacity picture

Signs of recovery in the financial markets and the lack of big underwriting losses helped


Tests for internal model approval seen as difficult

This is one key message from Watson Wyatt's survey of the UK non-life market


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


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