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  • Stress testing: Finding a flaw in the ointment Stress testing: Finding a flaw in the ointmentDr Quintin Rayer looks at how putting portfolios through stress testing can ensure that trustees are actively working to protect their assets from extreme market events Thursday, May 11, 2017
  • weather icons Climate risk: rain or shineMark Thompson explains how to provide protection against climate risks, and champions more environmentally sound corporate governance Thursday, February 9, 2017
  • The influenza agenda The influenza agendaInsurers perennially cite a pandemic as one of the major risks they face, but are the industry's modelling approaches keeping pace with the wider body of available knowledge? Matthew Edwards and Richard Marshall investigate Thursday, December 1, 2016
  • Monte Carlo © iStock Reinsurers to face soft cycle for longer, says S&PThe soft cycle in reinsurance has continued longer than many reinsurers expected in the past few years, according to a report published by Standard and Poor's (S&P). Wednesday, September 14, 2016
  • Pounds and Euros © Shutterstock MPs to consider changes to Solvency II following BrexitThe Treasury Select Committee has launched an inquiry into Solvency II, a harmonised EU-wide insurance regulatory scheme, following the UK's decision to leave the EU. Tuesday, September 13, 2016
  • Italy earthquake © Shutterstock Low coverage from Italy earthquake protects insurers from heavy lossesInsured losses caused by an earthquake in Italy last month will be low, owing to very limited insurance penetration, according to Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team. Friday, September 9, 2016
  • Paris attack © Shutterstock Terrorism leaves insurers uncertain about pricingRecent events across Europe such as terror attacks in Paris and Brussels have resulted in a marked change in how firms look at premiums and exposures, according to PwC's latest London Market pricing conditions review. Wednesday, August 24, 2016
  • Strong winds © Shutterstock Reinsurers face headwinds from both sides of balance sheets, says S&PGlobal reinsurers are experiencing challenges from both the asset and liability sides of their balance sheets, according to a report published by Standard and Poor's (S&P). Wednesday, August 24, 2016
  • A car crash © Shutterstock PPO volume remains low, study suggestsThe number of periodic payment orders (PPOs) granted by UK courts in 2015 remains low, according to Aon Benfield. Friday, August 19, 2016
  • Flood in Paris © iStock Insurers liable for $30bn of world's catastrophes in first half-yearInsured losses caused by natural disasters around the world have cost firms $30bn in the first six months of 2016, according to Impact Forecasting, Aon Benfield's catastrophe model development team. Friday, July 22, 2016
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