Internal models

Fit to size

The one-size-fits-all approach of Solvency II's standard formula has left insurers with a dilemma. Should they use a standard model that is not appropriate to their business strategy, or opt for an internal model that is expensive and time-consuming for…

Critical voices

The final Basel II framework has been welcomed by banks, regulators and industry bodies around the globe, but there are still some concerns about certain aspects of the Accord. Bob Pickel, chief executive of Isda, gives the association's views on the new…

Tailoring internal models

Swiss Re's Pablo Koch Medina, Frank Krieter and Stephan Schreckenberg highlight the key features and main limitations of internal risk models for insurers.

Stress tests and risk capital

For many financial institutions, "stress tests" are an important input into processes that set risk capital allocations. In the current regulatory environment, two distinct model-based approaches for setting regulatory capital requirements include stress…

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