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Capital (Back)Allocation by the Covariance Principle

For portfolios of risks with high degree of clustering – concentration, risk and capital metric (back)allocation is best accomplished by ...

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Component and Marginal TVaR converge

Estimating component and marginal TVaR…(s) is a computationally intensive task in the capital allocation process. These two risk metrics ...

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How big is the earthquake protection gap in Switzerland?

The Swiss Seismological Service (SED) registered yesterday (Monday, 2017-03-06, 21:12 local time) an earthquake with magnitude M4.6. The ...

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Can microinsurance be a viable investment?

In complement to the blog that we are publishing on our website this week, I want to ask the question ...

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A novel cancer diagnostic tool with unknown consequences

A great new cancer diagnostic tool with the misnomer of "Liquid Biopsy" is entering clinical practice. It promises to better ...

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Risk Exposure from Climate-Related Energy Grid Disruption

Following Hurricane Matthew in October 2016, which claimed over a thousand lives from the Caribbean to southeastern US, the Caribbean ...

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The weekend warrior – a worthy cause

If you're a "weekend warrior" – one of those people who only has the time or motivation to binge exercise ...

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Prepare yourself for the ground to shake with QUAKE

As noted by my colleague, 2016 was a busy earthquake year; we've seen devastating events impact Japan, Ecuador, New ...

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Cancer Day 2017 – prevention AND cure

Sparks of brilliance and pockets of hope – that's what I see when it comes to newer, more effective cancer ...

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Hiring services of expert water damage south Florida Contro

To get rid of water damage Florida choosing a professional accordingly is suggested. Make certain that you contact the professional ...

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Tianjin-like events – are insurance companies prepared?

Most of us still very well remember the pictures of Tianjin harbour after the two explosions in August 2015. The ...

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Why an emergency kit should be your New Year's resolution

The turn of the New Year provides us each with the opportunity to reflect on the year behind us, and ...

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International dialogue: Helping people return to good work

I recently attended the International Forum of Disability Management conference held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia as an invited speaker on ...

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Does the insurance underwriting cycle still hold

Managing the (re)insurance cycle is traditional primary task for (re)insurance firms.  The validity of the underwriting cycle itself ...

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