Lack of recognition in new SMA capital charge could cause market to shrink, worry insurers
Questions over policy design and coverage blight nascent industry
Insurers can now sharpen forecasts and improve policies against cyber crime
Steps to improve risk modelling needed if Europe wants insurers to increase cat risk exposure, say experts
Changing hats – May 2013
Giorgio Aprile appointed as principal consultant
Influx of new swap intermediaries and improved risk modelling to spur expansion
Risk managers are facing greater complexity because of regulation and other issues, Ferma is told
A suitable ploy?
On the move
Aon Corporation, a global provider of risk management services, insurance and reinsurance brokerage, has opted for a more measured approach to adopting a GRC platform by starting with an upgrade of its existing Sarbanes-Oxley (Sox) compliance system and…
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Operational risk derivatives have been touted for a few years now, but interest in them moves in waves. The current tide is high, however. Duncan Wood tests the water
Insurance group Aon has formed Aon Global Risk Consulting, a Chicago-based risk consulting, captive management and risk engineering group, which will be part of Aon Global.
The International Swaps and Derivatives Association has publicly welcomed a decision by the US Second Circuit Court of Appeals, overturning a ruling that forced Société Générale to pay out on a contentious credit default swap (CDS) contract.
The pension deficits of the UK’s 200 largest defined benefit schemes have declined by 61% in the first four months of the year because of increasing returns from the equity and bond markets, according to research from Aon Consulting. Deficits now stand…
A dramatic fall in the yield of UK index-linked gilts yesterday has highlighted the risk of a gilt bubble and prompted criticism of the Treasury.
Companies must concentrate on understanding the political and economic risks of investing in the emerging markets, warns Aon, the Chicago-based insurance and risk management consulting firm.
Fraud is a far greater operational risk than banks have been prepared to admit, according to data compiled by Aon, the insurance company.
The Basel Committee on Banking Supervision released a paper in August outlining what the insurance industry must do to design op risk transfer products, including insurance and capital markets products.
In November, the US government passed a law requiring all insurers to underwrite terrorism risk, forcing them to find a way to price this exposure. Could terrorism risk models be the answer?
Swiss Re and Horace Mann Educators, an auto, homeowner and life insurance provider to US teachers with $1 billion in revenues, have struck a three-year $75 million committed-capital deal. By the terms of the deal, if Horace Mann incurs catastrophic…