Insurance Risk - VOL. 6/NO. 3
Articles in this issue
Against the grain
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.
Insurers have been focusing their attention to ERM as the deadline for Solvency II looms – but how well is the industry coping with the challenges this presents?
Software survey 2010
Life & Pension Risk’s annual software survey brings together the leading global providers of technology to the insurance and pension sector.
Insurance sofware 2010 - Building defences
In times of increasing regulatory control, software suppliers are going to great lengths to provide insurers with not just efficient business management technology, but added tools to aid risk awareness and give clients more control than ever before…
Australian annuities - from boom to bust
The Australian superannuation system contains over A$1.2 trillion of assets, but the country’s annuity industry has yet to see any tangible inflow from the sector. As baby boomers retire, will this change and if so, does the industry have the risk…
Longevity swaps - a new way forward
The longevity swap market has gone from nowhere to a value of £7 billion in less than a year – offering pension schemes a potential solution to one of their biggest headaches. But do these instruments have a long-term future, or are they simply a…