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Striving toward the ‘gold standard’

Ian Davis, the Vermont Department of Economic Development’s director of financial services, on leading through regulation and forging solutions

Closing gaps around the ‘big blow’

Re/insurers hope for the best but prepare for the worst for this year’s hurricane season

Mercury receives largest Cali auto insurance fine

Fine ends 20-year legal battle.

Aspen falls to H1 loss

Reduced underwriting result contributes to loss.

QBE boosts H1 net profit

Previously announced simplification initiative achieves results.

Johnston departs QBE

WTW's Todd Jones named as successor.

Insured nat cat losses $15bn at H1

Loss figure down from $21bn in H1 2018.

Tysers opens new Bermuda affiliate

Richard Tomkins to lead specialty driven venture.

More M&A to come for global reinsurers

S&P says lull will not last as challenges mount.

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

Summer 2019

 

 In this month's Reactions

  • Jean-Paul Conoscente interview
  • LatAm conference coverage
  • Captives and domiciles Report
  • London market in Focus
  • Atlantic hurricane Feature

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