Catastrophe modellers embrace open platforms

Liberalised cat modelling market will place extra demands on model validation

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Niche catastrophe risk modelling companies are flocking to newly-established open modelling platforms to boost market penetration.

The RMS(one), designed by Risk Management Solutions (RMS), and the Oasis Loss Modelling Framework (LMF), designed by a consortium of insurers, reinsurers and modelling companies, are both attracting fervent interest from specialist modelling companies, some of which are already integrating their products with the new platforms. The soon-to-be relaunched AIR Touchston

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