Innovative analytic tools and solutions can help insurers optimise capital and drive profitable growth, as Tim Gardner of Guy Carpenter explains.
Internal versus external modelling, the standard formula, risk management and regulation are all in the mix in the post-Solvency II environment, according to a number of senior executives attending Intelligent Insurer’s roundtable discussion in London.
The concept of peer-to-peer insurance is one of the year’s most talked-about topics and many predict it will revolutionise the risk transfer industry. Intelligent Insurer asks where it really stands in the scheme of ‘disruptive’ technologies.
It’s not just the rare large cat events that concern reinsurers: it would be a mistake to dismiss the impact of frequent smaller catastrophes on the global risk and capital supply chain, says Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president, reinsurance services, marketing at ISO/Verisk Insurance Solutions.
The radical shift in the way insurance is regulated and thus conducted in the UK will put the insurance industry operating there under pressure. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
In the winter of 2015-16 there were unprecedented levels of flooding across the north of the UK, with thousands of homes and businesses affected. Intelligent Insurer investigates the issues of modelling, flood defences and some possible implications for insurers.
XL Catlin and Intelligent Insurer continue their series of articles looking at aspects of operational risk.
Cyber crime is an increasing fact of life in a world that’s rapidly filling up with electronic devices. Are insurers keeping pace with what might go wrong or are they falling behind? Intelligent Insurer reports.
A number of innovative deals have transformed the potential of longevity swaps to help defined benefit pension schemes to manage longevity risk. Here, Stewart McLaughlin, Willis Management (Guernsey), explains the nature of the advance and what it might mean for this form of risk transfer.
Tim Gardner, CEO of US operations, Guy Carpenter talks about the growing risk in the cybersphere and the challenges associated with generating a probabilistic and holistic model approach for this risk.