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Corporate risk reporting needs to tighten up


The way many companies report their risk management activity is opaque, lacking in detail and detached from overall corporate strategy, according to the risk management association Airmic and the Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA).

ERM scores critical on reinsurers’ ratings

Europe12-06-2013Reinsurance News

Experts have highlighted the growing importance rating agencies place on strong enterprise risk management (ERM) within reinsurers and how this criterion is now of critical importance for certain reinsurance groups.

Insurers can help governments – von Bomhard

Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, MENA, North America12-06-2013Casualty, Insurance news, Property cat

Governments must get better at preparing for and managing natural catastrophe risks if they are to reduce risk. That is the opinion of Nikolaus von Bomhard, CEO of Munich Re and former chairman of the Geneva Association – an economic think tank, which held a press briefing in London to coincide with its 40thanniversary.

Alternative capacity to target insurance risk

Europe12-06-2013Alternative Risk Transfer News, Insurance news, Reinsurance News

The abundance of alternative capacity that has entered the reinsurance industry in recent years will stay and may well prove of significant benefit to buyers.

Tokio and GC launch private cat bond platform

North America11-06-2013Alternative Risk Transfer News, Reinsurance News

Tokio Solution Management, a subsidiary of Tokio Millennium Re, and GC Securities have launched a private catastrophe bond platform called the Tokio Tensai Platform.

Hiscox elects CEO for combined businesses

Bermuda, Europe, London, North America11-06-2013Reinsurance News

International insurer, Hiscox, has appointed Jeremy Pinchin as CEO for Hiscox Re. This appointment is the first step in a plan to merge Hiscox’s reinsurance functions in London, Paris and Bermuda, into a single business unit.

Reputation and client service pave the way

Europe11-06-2013Insurance news, Reinsurance News

Reputation, efficiency and excellent client service are some of the qualities respondents say they seek in business partners across all areas of the reinsurance industry, according to a recent snapshot of answers received by researchers working on Intelligent Insurer’s annual Global Awards Survey.

AXIS appoints senior vice president

Bermuda, North America10-06-2013Reinsurance News

AXIS Accident & Health, a division of Bermuda-based AXIS Capital Holdings, has appointed Richard Phillips as senior vice president, chief underwriting officer of its North American Reinsurance Division.

TigerRisk hires Odyssey Re founder

Asia Pacific10-06-2013Reinsurance News

TigerRisk Partners, the reinsurance broking and risk/capital management firm, has appointed James Dowd, one of the founders of Odyssey Re, to lead its expansion into international markets.

Willis nominates new board members

North America07-06-2013Insurance news, Reinsurance News

The board of directors of Willis Group has nominated Francisco (Paco) Luzón and Jaymin Patel to become directors of the company. These nominations complete the slate of directors that will be presented to Willis Group shareholders at the company's upcoming annual general meeting.

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