Tag Archives: insurance and risk management

5 strategic challenges chief risk officers can address through reinsurance

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Insurers aspire to identify and acquire all the risks that can be insured at a profit. But they’re limited by their capital. Hence the need for reinsurance. Continue reading →

Risk environment update: Wildfire risk

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Losses from wildfires have increased exponentially, making more sophisticated analytical solutions necessary to confidently underwrite and price wildfire risk. Continue reading →

Reinsurance market remains stable amid ample capacity

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Despite a challenging 2017 and indifferent 2018 results, balance sheets of traditional reinsurers remain strong, and overall interest from insurance-linked securities investors remains mostly undimmed. Continue reading →

To assure stakeholders that corporate risks are optimally managed, think beyond insurance lines of business and risk siloes

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Corporate de-risking activities are typically handled in silos, oriented to the way the insurance industry has organized itself — rather than being attuned to the specific financial needs of the enterprise. Continue reading →

The changing face of liquidity risk management

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The Prudential Regulation Authority (PRA) has released its proposals (CP4/19) for “Liquidity risk management for insurers”. Over the last year, there have been discussions between the industry, the PRA and Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) around liquidity risk management, so these … Continue reading →

Navigating the risks of a global insurance marketplace in transition

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Risk managers can no longer rely on the practice of simply purchasing low-cost worldwide non-admitted policies. Continue reading →

Does the Law of One Price apply to insurance?

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The upside of risk transfer market complexity is that arbitrage opportunities don’t disappear quickly. They’re not all that rare; rather, they’re just hidden. Continue reading →

Retail: Is there opportunity in uncertainty?

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As a retailer, your view of the sector likely depends on several variables. How you’re embracing the continued growth of online shopping and automation across the value chain, how you’re adapting to rising operating costs while sharing in your consumers’ … Continue reading →

Three issues powering aviation security to the top of the agenda

It is imperative that government and industry build strong partnerships and governments around the world work together to mitigate the terrorist threat to aviation. Continue reading →

Stockpiling for Brexit? Make sure your credit insurance covers you

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Many businesses involved in the supply chain for vital goods are stockpiling in preparation for any possible disruption after Brexit. While this makes sense in terms of ensuring continuity of supply, businesses must also be aware of the accompanying risks. Continue reading →