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Willis Re pegs 2019 nat cat insured losses at $53bn

Japanese typhoons the biggest contributors to losses in 2019.

Bermuda praised in anti-money laundering review

Glowing assessment comes as fallout from the 2017 Paradise Papers continues to be felt.

Australian hailstorm claims hit $353m and rising

So far 55,650 claims have been received by insurers, over half of which were from the Australian Capital Territory.

Fitch: Price hikes to benefit Bermuda reinsurers

April (Asia focused) and June (Florida focused) 2020 renewals are ripe for more sizable reinsurance rate increases.

Silent Cyber: More Specialism Required

Not all policy exclusions are created equal – and some have not yet been tested, says Jennifer Braney.

AGCS appoints new specialty CUO

Replaces Paul O’Neill who left AGCS in 2019.

LMA names Jane Hayes underwriting director

Hayes joins from Zurich Insurance where she was most recently CUO EMEA.

Hyperion X adds trio of leaders

Analytics boost for RKH reinsurance broking team.

Aon: Less than a third of 2019 $232bn cat losses covered ...

2010-2019 was the costliest decade on record with nat cat losses reaching $2.98 trillion - report.

Magazine

Reactions’ North America Conference: Steps to acceleratin...

Pat Ryan keynote, various panel discussions around InsurTech and re/insurance technology solutions highlight New York flagship event.

‘Secondary’ perils no longer?

It’s "paramount" that the rate environment improves, says Swiss Re's Mohit Pande.

The ‘future’ is now: The John Neal interview

Lloyd's CEO sits down to discuss his vision for the future of the market.

Op-ed: No Time to Waste in Reauthorizing TRIPRA

Marsh President and CEO John Doyle makes the case for the federal backstop.

Aon eyes more ILS activity out of Asia Pacific

Dominic Christian tells Reactions an APAC facility would be an “exciting proposition."

Sirius sharpens its focus on specialty market

Checking in with Dan Wilson at APCIA.

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

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

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?

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December/January 2020

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In this month's Reactions

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  • Emerging risks 2020 report
  • 2019 global catastrophe map
  • D&O market update

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