Monthly Archives: November 2008


Position Paper on Critical Information Structure

The Emerging Risks Initiative of the Chief Risk Officers Forum is pleased to announce the publication of a new position paper called Critical Information Infrastructure. In industrialised societies, computers are interconnected to form a complex communication mesh, characterised by common hubs servicing dispersed users. This interconnectivity is called “network infrastructure”. The rapid transmission and processing of data, using network infrastructure, is critical to the well being of both producers and consumers. Network failure has the potential for serious economic and social impacts. We hope you will find this paper both informative and helpful in managing Critical Information Infrastructure risks.

Position Paper on Critical Information Structure2008-11-28T12:16:34+00:00

Addressing the pro-cyclical nature of Solvency II

Risk capital charges in the Solvency II context reflect the 99.5% quantile on a 1-year horizon. The consistent application of risk capital charges in Solvency II to all sources of risk is imperative. Inconsistent application of risk charges creates perverse incentives for certain asset classes or insurance products.

Addressing the pro-cyclical nature of Solvency II2008-11-25T08:06:17+00:00

Public risk discl. under Solvency II

as a basis for discussion on the implementing measures for articles 50-55 of the EU Solvency II Draft Directive. The CRO Forum advocates a principles-based approach: Section B of this paper establishes five main principles for public risk disclosure which should be adhered to by all undertakings.

Public risk discl. under Solvency II2017-05-10T20:05:29+00:00