Risk Management


Former Massachusetts Insurance Commissioner Becomes Coverys COO

By Lenny Leibmann

Joseph Murphy will take the reins of the malpractice insurers’ underwriting and risk management operations.

Insurance Investment Managers Hampered by Aging, Obsolete Systems

By Lenny Leibmann

Return, risk and regulatory pressures require radical re-thinking of portfolio management operations, according to a report from Celent.

M&A: The Operations and Legal Perspective

By Bret Baccus and David Deal

To achieve meaningful benefits, first address the business priorities of the combined entity before merging technologies and systems.

Marsh Expands Analytics Platform

By Chris McMahon

Marsh claims that by using its analytics platform, some clients have experienced as much as 10-to-one returns.

The Connected-Home Insurer

By Chris McMahon

Don Culpepper, risk management consultant for Fireman’s Fund, discusses insurance applications for the Internet of Things.

Prudential Financial Takes Risk on $2.2 Billion L&G Portfolio

By Laura Davison

U.S.' second largest life insurer 'well equipped' to take on longevity risk

Munich Re, Ace Among Insurers Ready for Climate Risk, Ceres Says

By Laura Davison

Global costs from natural catastrophes were $125 billion in 2013, including $31 billion in insured losses, a number that is expected to increase.

Motorists Insurance Utilizes Effisoft Software for Reinsurance Repository

By Jennifer Morrell

Effisoft’s WebXL reporting tools provide stronger controls and dramatic productivity gains.

ADEPT Driver Releases App to Measure Teen Driver Risk

By Jennifer Morrell

So-called Risk-O-lator app allows teens to test their knowledge about risky driving behavior.

Fed Seeks Data in Crafting Capital Rules Framework for Insurers

By Cheyenne Hopkins and Matthew Boesler

Collected information would enable further exploration of areas of concern raised by commenters during the proposal stage of the revised regulatory capital framework rulemaking.

Swiss Re Says Super Profits for Catastrophe Business Are Over

By Carolyn Bandel

Reinsurance prices dropped this year during each of the policy renewal periods in January, April and July, according to broker Guy Carpenter.

Munich Re Sees Rates Under Pressure at Monte Carlo Price Talks

By Carolyn Bandel

Extremely low interest rates for investments and years in which losses for reinsurers were relatively low are adding pressure on prices.

Aon Benfield Reports Record Reinsurance Capacity

By Jennifer Morrell

Record reinsurance capacity is driving growth capital for insurers.

Adopting a Multi-Pronged Approach to Cyber Risk

By Beth Bacheldor

Insurers must catch up with other sectors in responding to cyber threats, says a panel of Deloitte experts.

Aon Affinity Partners With AXIS Insurance

By Jennifer Morrell

Aon Risk Solutions also appoints new leadership in its Financial Services Group; Brian Wanat will serve as CEO for the U.S. Financial Services Group.

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