Here we present the top stories on enterprise risk management that appeared in GC Capital Ideas in the first six months of 2011.
Marsh and RIMS Survey: Excellence in Risk Management VIII: According to Excellence in Risk Management VIII: Greater Expectations, Greater Opportunities, a new survey conducted by Marsh and the Risk and Insurance Management Society (RIMS), executives in the C-suite expect risk managers to step up and take a more active role in integrating enterprise-wide risk management with their organizations’ broader strategic goals.
Guy Carpenter Wins Enterprise Risk Management Award: Guy Carpenter & Company has won an award for its thought leadership and innovative research in enterprise risk management (ERM) from the Joint Risk Management Section of the Casualty Actuarial Society, Canadian Institute of Actuaries and Society of Actuaries. Working with research firm Risk Lighthouse LLC, Guy Carpenter accepted the 2011 Award for Practical Risk Management Applications at the 2011 ERM Symposium, held March 14-16 in Chicago.
Succeeding Under Solvency II: Pillar One, Capital Requirements; Part I: Despite its nominally European focus, Solvency II presents a wide range of considerations - and opportunities - to insurance entities worldwide. This new regulatory framework will enact a fundamental change in the way the European insurance industry looks at risk and risk management practices, as it will force the convergence of all aspects of risk quantification with those of business decision making. All businesses that have operations, subsidiaries or affiliates in Europe, write coverage in Europe or do business with insurers in Europe should be preparing now for these wide-ranging changes.
Navigating the A.M. Best Supplemental Rating Questionnaire Changes: Recent changes related to the A.M. Best Supplemental Rating Questionnaire (SRQ) will have a sweeping impact on U.S. property and casualty insurers. Respondents are facing new questions regarding enterprise risk management (ERM), new considerations for workers compensation coverage, and the release of the new version 11 of the RMS RiskLinkTM model, all of which will factor into a company’s A.M. Best rating.