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Risk Knowledge is a searchable library of relevant information for today's risk professionals. Available materials include RIMS Executive Reports, survey findings, contributed articles, industry research, benchmarking data and more.

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Private market ‘cannot cover all terror risks’
The threat of terrorism remains and the private reinsurance market does not have the capacity to cover all commercial property, according to the Australian Reinsurance Pool Corporation’s (ARPC) latest update.
Author:  insuranceNEWS
Date: May 26, 2014
Category: Global
Keywords: AusRES
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Insurers put governments in shade on climate change
Insurers are taking matters into their own hands on climate change issues, moving past political posturing to set themselves up to deal with volatile weather and related catastrophes.
Author:  insuranceNEWS
Date: May 26, 2014
Category: Global
Keywords: AusRES
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Prepare for Contingencies
In an exclusive interview, Allianz's Global Risk Dialogue magazine spoke with two corporate risk engineers about the changing role of risk management.
Author:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty AG.
Date: October 4, 2013
Category: Global
Keywords: Japan, Haiti, New Zealand, AsiaRES, EuropeRES, LatinRES, AusRES, Europe
Type: White Paper
Members Only? No
Common Causes of Large Losses in the Global Power Industry
Analyzing 150 insurance claims in the global power and utilities industry, we found that weather-related losses are disproportionately higher than other operational losses. **PLEASE REGISTER FOR FREE at www.usamarsh.com TO READ ENTIRE ARTICLE**
Author:  Philippe Du Four, Nigel Ward, Leigh Baker
Date: September 4, 2013
Category: Global
Keywords: Brazil, Global Power and Utility Industry, New Zealand, AusRES, BRIC
Type: Executive Report
Members Only? No
New Australian Standard for the management of climate change risks
Standards Australia has completed work on the first Australian Standard dealing explicitly with the management of risks associated with climate change for communities and infrastructure.
Author:  Continuity Central
Date: July 2, 2013
Category: Global
Keywords: AusRES
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Insurers face ‘growing challenge’ on enterprise risk management
Enterprise risk management (ERM) is still evolving and poses a strategic challenge to insurers, according to Milliman Australia Principal Josh Corrigan.
Author:  insuranceNEWS
Date: May 27, 2013
Category: Global
Keywords: AusRES
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Australia missing effective risk management strategies
Longevity risk remains one of the key issues facing corporate Australia but many businesses are overlooking the key drivers of an effective risk management strategy.
Author:  Andrew Tsanadis
Date: May 20, 2013
Category: Global
Keywords: AusRES
Type: Article
Members Only? No
Longevity: A Reinsurer’s Perspective
There are some exciting times ahead in the post retirement insurance market. In particular, a recent proposed change to the taxation of deferred annuities has raised the awareness and debate around how to service this segment of the market.
Author:  Ilan Leas, Trevor McMahon
Date: May 1, 2013
Longevity: A Reinsurer’s Perspective
There are some exciting times ahead in the post retirement insurance market. In particular, a recent proposed change to the taxation of deferred annuities has raised the awareness and debate around how to service this segment of the market. This paper seeks to further extend the body of research in
Author:  Ilan Leas, Trevor McMahon
Date: May 1, 2013
Prepare for Contingencies
In an exclusive interview, Allianz's Global Risk Dialogue magazine spoke with two corporate risk engineers about the changing role of risk management.
Author:  Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty AG.
Date: April 1, 2013
Category: Global
Keywords: EuropeRES, AusRES, GlobalRES, Australia, Australia, Germany
Type: White Paper
Members Only? No
Corruption Risk Down Under
Companies in Australia and New Zealand must be careful not to expose themselves to bribery and corruption.
Author:  Emily Holbrook
Date: October 11, 2012
Category: Finance, General Management, Global
Keywords: AsiaRES, AusRES, Australia, Australia
Type: Article
Members Only? No
2/2012 Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011: historic losses surface from record earthquakes and floods
Swiss Re’s latest sigma study reveals unprecedented economic losses of USD 370 billion from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011. Despite immense insured losses of USD 116 billion (a 142% increase over the previous year) arising from record earthquake and flood losses, the insurance i
Author:  Lucia Bevere, Rudolf Enz, Jens Mehlhorn, Toru Tamura
Date: February 1, 2012
Category: Global
Keywords: Thailand, Brazil, Japan, New Zealand, AsiaRES, AusRES, GlobalRES, World, BRIC
Type: White Paper
Members Only? No
2/2012 Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011: historic losses surface from record earthquakes and floods
Swiss Re’s latest sigma study reveals unprecedented economic losses of USD 370 billion from natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2011. Despite immense insured losses of USD 116 billion (a 142% increase over the previous year) arising from record earthquake and flood losses, the insurance i
Author:  Lucia Bevere, Rudolf Enz, Jens Mehlhorn, Toru Tamura
Date: February 1, 2012
3/2011 State involvement in insurance markets
More and more governments are leveraging private insurance skills and the growing capacity of the sector to cover catastrophe losses as well as a wide range of other risks, Swiss Re reveals in its latest sigma research publication. The Japanese earthquake tragedy earlier this year caused more than U
Author:  Rudolf Enz
Date: March 1, 2011
Category: Global
Keywords: New Zealand, AsiaRES, Governments, Japanese, AusRES, GlobalRES
Type: White Paper
Members Only? No
Allianz Risk Pulse: Focus Natural Catastrophes
An analysis of the potentially increasing threat from natural catastrophes worldwide. The average annual cost of insured claims from natural catastrophes has increased with-fold since 1970. The main reason is economic growth: property values are rising; population density and insurance penetration
Author:  Allianz
Date: March 1, 2011
Natural catastrophes and man-made disasters in 2009: catastrophes claim fewer victims, insured loses fall
According to Swiss Re’s latest sigma study, natural catastrophes and man-made disasters claimed approximately 15 000 lives and cost insurers USD 26 billion in 2009. The overall cost to society was USD 62 billion. Insured losses were below average due to a calm US hurricane season.
Author:  Dr. Brian Rogers, Dr. Jens Mehlhorn, and Susanna Schwarz
Date: January 1, 2010
Category: Global
Keywords: Asia, China, AsiaRES, EuropeRES, AusRES, Australia, Australia, BRIC, France
Type: White Paper
Members Only? No