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risk management

[′risk ‚man·ij·mənt]
(engineering)
The overall systematic approach to analyzing risk and implementing risk controls.

Risk management

The management of an activity, accepting a level of risk which is balanced against the benefit of the activity, usually based on an economic assessment.

risk management

In the building industry, the systemized practice of avoiding potential risks, such as culpability and liability or legal entanglements.

risk management

The optimal allocation of resources to arrive at a cost-effective investment in defensive measures within an organization. Risk management minimizes both risk and costs. See risk assessment and risk mitigation.
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Endorsements that are available to add coverage to the Commercial Property policy include the Manufacturers Consequential Loss Assumption endorsement, CP 99 02, the Utility Services--Direct Damage endorsement, CP 04 17, and the Spoilage Coverage endorsement, CP 04 40.
While the historical data obtained from the property being analyzed is a reasonable basis for a credit loss assumption, the applicability of historical rates will depend on tenant composition, economic cycles, and management expertise.
Loss coverage provided by the structure is in excess of Fitch's expected net loss assumptions. Structural features and various triggers also help mitigate dealer default risk and OEM bankruptcy.
Upgrade Loss: Fitch has lowered its upgrade loss assumptions to 2.5%, 2% and 1.5% at 'AAAsf', 'AAsf' and 'Asf', respectively, reduced from 5%, 4.5% and 4%.
To reflect this, Fitch assigned default multiples 0.25x lower at each rating category, leading to a 4.75x multiple and a 2.4% upgrade loss assumption at 'AAAsf'.
The modeling process first uses the estimation and stress of a base case loss assumption to reflect asset performance in a stressed environment.
Overall, the analyst points out that his data indicates that re-underwriting in the past couple years has turned-around loss trends, with frequency and severity of losses down sharply, and AIG now appears "too conservative" on its newer accident-years loss assumptions. He rates AIG as his top pick in the P/C segment, and reiterates a Buy rating and $66 price target on the shares.
counterbalanced by the low loss assumptions under Moody's Advanced LGF
Loss assumptions are also expected to improve with regard to the phenomenon known as "leakage," or the payment of flood losses on policies that actually do not cover the peril.
(1997) but updated with the US population count on July 1, 2008 (304.06 million) and the data and loss assumptions currently used in the hundreds of spreadsheets in the LAFA data series.