Catastrophe Modeling

Taking the garbage out of your catastrophe model

To minimize uncertainty, an effective risk management program has to begin with complete and accurate data. “Garbage in, garbage out” is a cliché, but overuse hasn’t diminished its relevance. You c...

Catastrophe Modeling for Cat Bonds

When a company is structuring a catastrophe bond, it's free to choose whichever modeling agent it deems best. As part of the evaluation process, the company doesn't take model results at face value...

5 Cat Bond Market Milestones in 2012

This year may be one of the most active in the history of the catastrophe bond market, but the headline issuance number is just the first noteworthy aspect. The sector has reached several major...

High Cat Bond Issuance Highlights Their Growing Importance

No longer are catastrophe bonds a specialized niche market; they've become a standard part of the risk transfer strategies of many insurers and reinsurers. This year's issuance statistics...

Verisk to present at the CPCU Society Annual Meeting and Seminars

As we clean up the damage from Isaac and watch both Leslie and Michael churn offshore, what’s blowing into D.C. this weekend? The winds of change! If you’re attending the CPCU Society Annual Meetin...