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Earthquakes do not read codes

A recent article in the New York Times "San Francisco's Big Seismic Gamble" sheds light on the uncertainties associated ...

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Offshore Wind - Protecting assets, operations and revenues

You might wonder what an insurer like Swiss Re Corporate Solutions has to say at an offshore wind Operations and ...

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California Earthquakes- Science Matters

At Swiss Re our mission is to make the world more resilient.
That's why we're proud to support ...

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V + B + I + D = R + I + S + K

Value-Based Insurance Design (VBID), the concept seems rather quaint – doesn't it? After all, shouldn't insurance provide some intrinsic ...

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How can we offer more peace of mind?

The other day, I came across a tragic story about the famous French author and philosopher Anne Dufourmantelle, who drowned ...

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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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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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Renewable energy and good risk management practices

The world over, industrial sector growth and economic expansion have put tremendous strain on fossil fuel resources and the environment ...

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Practice in the Science of Risk Ranking

All practitioners involved with the (re)insurance chain of business practice risk ranking, including the insureds. The methodologies vary from ...

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Coherence of enforced or natural sub-additivity in SCR

Undoubtedly there is enforced or assumed sub-additivity in the standard solvency capital reserve formula (SCR) – equation (1) on the picture ...

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Solar Impulse and the human factor

Solar Impulse will be a success because of two things: technology and the human factor. I am confident that they ...

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The innovation angle - managing 21st century risk

From experiment to prototype and commercial production…to refinement and improvement…such is the cycle of innovation. Innovation can be ...

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Everybody's talking about it… Let's collaborate!

The Protection Gap – the difference between economic losses associated with insurable events and the amount of insurance pay-out. Unfinished business ...

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