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Risk elephants are lurking in your business

Despite the great efforts that go into identifying and managing risks, there are some ever-present hazards that just do not get the attention they deserve. A recent IFoA working party sought to find out more about these elephants in the room. Christopher Cundy reports.

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Standard Life cashes in on UK pension reforms

Group reaffirms concerns about potential impact of Scottish independence

4911

AIG cracks the whip on capital management

Valedictory quarter for CEO Benmosche

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Captive rule-tightening could backfire, warns Fitch

Harsh requirements could lead US corporate captives to be moved offshore

4871

EU and US to negotiate deal on reinsurance collateral

Agreement to reduce collateral requirements expected by end 2014

4861

Berkshire Hathaway's insurance business pales after bumper 2013

Earnings from underwriting fall 40% in first half

4791

Could the ILS market see a dead cat bounce?

The pricing of catastrophe bonds is picking up after a sustained and dramatic slump. But could it just be a summer lull before the action resumes in the autumn? Christopher Cundy asks market observers what they make of the recent trend

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RenRe's cat reinsurance premiums drop by a third

Soft market tests underwriting discipline

4762

Validus aided by reserve releases

Sees net income rise to $153.4m

4760

Chubb Q2 earnings hit by US severe weather

Buys back $375m of stock