Pension fund performance in 2008 was appalling, with funding levels plunging across the globe – but some schemes sidestepped a funding crisis by focusing on effective risk management.
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The Chinese insurance sector has experienced an unprecedented level of growth in recent years, but as the premium inflows pile up, is their risk management approach adequate? Aaron Woolner reports
Concern by the NAIC over the veracity of rating agencies’ analysis of insurers’ RMBS holdings is leading to a shake-up in how these organisations are used in the US. Is this pattern set to be followed in Europe?
The Dutch pension sector has long-held a focus on nominal liabilities but both schemes and regulators are investigating whether a move to assessing real liabilities would be a step forward.
Born of interest rate volatility, dynamic policyholder behaviour is a variable no insurer can afford to ignore – yet modelling it is problematic. How are companies adapting to the new market conditions?
The UK's buyout sector went through a period of dynamic growth in the middle part of this decade, as Legal & General and Prudential's duopoly was broken by a number of new entrants. Some of these new players have either stopped writing new business...
The green shoots of economic recovery have been spotted in some sectors of the global economy, but with corporate insolvencies not tipped to peak until 2010 for those bodies charged with insuring pension scheme liabilities, the worst of the crisis may...
In response to industry fears of a collateral crunch, regulators have revised the proposed rules on margining for uncleared over-the-counter (OTC) derivatives.You can find out more by downloading this white paper here.
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