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RMS releases version 17.0 of its North American Earthquake Models

9th June 2017

Global catastrophe risk modelling firm RMS has released its updated version 17.0 RMS North America Earthquake Models, which provides a more accurate and comprehensive view of earthquake risks across the U.S., Canada, and Mexico. RMS describes the release as a "major step forward in managing earthquake risk," claiming that its new ... Read the full article

Florida Commission approves RMS North Atlantic Hurricane Models

26th May 2017

Risk modeller RMS's version 17.0 North Atlantic Hurricane Models were certified by the Florida Commission on Hurricane Loss Projection Methodology (FCHLPM) on May 12, 2017, for use in residential rate filings with the Florida Office of Insurance Regulation. The new hurricane risk model incorporates the latest research, science and data on landfall ... Read the full article

RMS stress tests would see leading banks’ corporate borrowers downgraded when exposed to drought risk

5th April 2017

Risk modeler RMS found the clients of leading banks across the globe would see credit rating downgrades when tested against exposure to normal drought scenarios with a sophisticated drought stress testing tool RMS recently made in collaboration with financial institutions. RMS worked with leading banks from the U.S., China, Mexico, Brazil and other ... Read the full article

Colin Kerley joins RMS as new senior vice president from AXIS

3rd April 2017

Leading risk modeling and analytics firm, RMS, has announced Colin Kerley as new senior vice president of the firm’s platform solutions. In his new role Kerley will oversee RMS market and product development teams to improve business and strategic imperatives, reporting to Michael Steel, head of RMS global solutions practice. Steel commented on Kerley's ... Read the full article

RMS releases new India and China agriculture risk models

13th March 2017

Catastrophe risk modeller, RMS, has launched new agricultural risk models for India and China and plans to expand coverage further into Asia-Pacific and the Americas as part of a strategic focus to help clients close the coverage gap. RMS also announced plans to reveal a series of risk models and updates ... Read the full article

JBA opens U.S. office with new models for flood risk

14th February 2017

Natural hazard modelling services provider, JBA Risk Management, has opened its first U.S. office in response to demand for what it's called a gap in the insurance and reinsurance sectors' knowledge of sophisticated U.S. flood risk assessment. Despite floods consistently falling amongst the highest ranking causes of insured losses globally, and being the most prevalent ... Read the full article

Tokio Millennium Re licenses Praedicat’s Oortfolio for casualty analytics

7th February 2017

Multi-line reinsurance firm Tokio Millennium Re has signed up to license Praedicat's casualty catastrophe risk modelling solution Oortfolio, as it seeks to enhance its analytical focus on this class of risk. Oortfolio is the world’s first exposure-based and forward-looking casualty catastrophe risk modelling tool, which Praedicat launched in October 2016. Oortfolio ... Read the full article

Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) publishes cat model guide

4th January 2017

The Lloyd’s Market Association (LMA) has published a new guide on catastrophe risk models today, as it seeks to bring more clarity to the subject, as the use of, range and complexity of catastrophe models has increased. The guide focuses on uncertainty in catastrophe risk modelling and is targeted at helping ... Read the full article

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