The digital revolution is bringing many benefits to society and business, but the growing reliance on information technology and the internet is increasing the exposure to cyber risk. For insurers, this threat stems from the [...]
In 2014 the CRO Forum members have developed a recommendation for minimum data standards for reporting loss events to an operational risk (OpRisk) loss data consortium. Currently, different providers for loss database services use their [...]
The 2014 White Paper on Operational Risk is an update to the 2009 CRO Forum White Paper. The primary objective is to highlight the development of operational risk in the insurance industry. The White Paper [...]
The purpose of this paper is to raise general awareness of the sustainability challenges related to the extraction of oil sands. In addition, the paper sets out possible ways of how (re-)insurance companies, from a risk management perspective, could address business transactions in relation to oil sands. It should be noted that the paper does not present any technical, legal, financial or underwriting views.
The purpose of this paper is to raise general awareness of the issues related to APMs and cluster munitions and the consequent reputation risks. In addition, the paper sets out possible ways of how (re-)insurance companies, from a risk management perspective, could address business transactions in relation to APMs and cluster munitions.
In light of the heightened regulatory interest in Recovery and Resolution, this CRO Forum Paper highlights the good risk management practices that insurers should undertake to avoid the requirement for resolution
In this discussion paper the CRO Forum provides a set of standards that could be applied by insurance undertakings with respect to conducting a self assessment of risk and capital solvency called Own Risk and Solvency Assessment (‘ORSA’).
The Euro area crisis of 2011 has stirred up a certain amount of thought and publication on how to deal with the potential consequences of a possible break-up of the monetary union. In light of these events, the CRO Forum investigates the potential risk management considerations that companies could take with the objective of limiting the potential impact by providing considerations to improve companies’ responsiveness to adversity.
Economic Capital Models (“ECMs”) are a hot topic of discussion within the insurance industry: what is the target level of confidence?
As a consequence of globalisation, public expectations have risen that businesses should behave responsibly and accountably in terms of minimizing their environmental and social footprint. Even though this footprint is low for the insurance industry due to the service nature of its operations, headline risk has nonetheless increased.