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Live from Boston: APCIA Newsletter Day 1 & 2

Our expert team of journalists is on the ground bringing you the latest news and analysis from the re/insurance industry’s event of the year, happening now in Boston.

PCI no more: APCIA’s Sampson leads the way forward

United in mission & action, new organization begins 2019 conference.

Baden Baden 2019 kicks off: Time for a revolution

Execs presented with a “do or die” warning over disruption.

Swiss Re appoints LatAm reinsurance president

Kaspar Müller had been serving as group reinsurance COO.

Brokerslink develops platform with Swiss Re

Swiss Re Corporate Solutions becomes a Brokerslink strategic business partner.

Munich Re expects to surpass 2019 profit forecast

Carrier expecting result of around €850m for Q3.

Davies launches new Bermuda compliance business

New business extends consultancy arm.

Deep insights into digital transformation

Reactions hosts exclusive, executive roundtable in Monte Carlo.

Berkshire Hathaway completes trio of Spanish hires

Fills leadership positions in head of property, casualty and technical lines.

Magazine

Looking past the storm clouds

After two years of heavy losses, what’s next for risk modellers?

ILS capacity needed to contain the kugelblitz of cyber ri...

The traditional reinsurance market needs ILS products to support the growth of cyber insurance. Ari Chatterjee of Envelop Risk discusses the pathway.

Is cyber the new property cat?

Capsicum Re's Patrick Bousfield explores the possible paradigm shift from a Property & Casualty (P&C) market to a Property, Casualty and Cyber marketplace (PC&C).

Is blockchain dead?

Recalibrating our understanding of this technological solution.

Speaking up on silent cyber

Silent cyber risk used to be the elephant in the underwriting room. But some reinsurers are ‘outing’ it.

Shaping an ILS strategy for cyber insurance

The systemic and uncorrelated nature of cyber risk makes it a good candidate for the capital markets, says Aon's Catherine Mulligan.

Back to the future

Catching up with a pair of InsurTech firms previously featured in Reactions.

Innovate, or…get taken down a notch

Contributing editor Garry Booth looks at what insurers need to do to keep up with the pace of change.

An enduring affair

The bancassurance model still has a strong role to play in life and non-life business, according to Standard & Poor’s analysts Marc-Philippe Juilliard and Volker Kudszus.

What's next for insurers on the investment side?

Last year saw strong economic conditions, but 2019 may be a different story.

Growing pains

Last year saw strong economic conditions, but 2019 may be a different story. Are insurers prepared to weather the storm?

Fine-tuning for the future

Insurers are moving into new asset classes and making changes within existing portfolios as they look to squeeze more return from their (excess) capital.

The changing landscape of insurance asset outsourcing

How insurance companies’ use of third-party investment managers is evolving.

The dangerous loss of ‘forward guidance’

Why basing monetary policy on “data dependence” creates too many variables, says Michal Zajac, senior economist at SCOR.

Cometh the hour, cometh the man

Contributing editor Garry Booth pays tribute to former Lloyd’s chairman Sir David Rowland.

Rough seas

IUMI president: Marine sector facing its biggest financial challenges in 15 years.

Re/insurance: Too sexy for junior talent?

P&C insurance is one of the most rewarding industries one can work in, but most students believe it’s a yawn. We need to change that perception, says Editor-in-Chief Shawn Moynihan in his March comment piece.

Lloyd’s readies for a revolution

Contributing editor Garry Booth looks into whether Lloyd's needs to man the barricades - or open the borders.

Latest Issue

October 2019

 

 In this month's Reactions

  • Lloyd's 'Future' Takes Shape
  • Reactions' North America Awards
  • Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous
  • Asia Pacific Update
  • Tech Titans: 'Disruption,' or Evolution?

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