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Moody’s takes action on trade credit insurers

Atradius, Coface and Clal Credit all moved to a negative outlook over belief the Covid-19 outbreak will lead to more claims than the 08/09 financial crisis.

Blenheim gets green light for new managing agency

Lloyd’s Board approves; regulators approval now sought.

ICA: Australia right to list insurance as essential service

Council expects insurance business to continue through coronavirus emergency.

COVID-19 forces Argo to hold virtual AGM

April AGM will be online due to threat from coronavirus.

Airmic cancels June conference

Association still hoping to hold its ERM Forum and Annual Dinner later in the year.

When is a Hippo a unicorn?

A look at the homeowners InsurTech’s latest plans, which include expanding its footprint with a bit of assistance.

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

S&P: global insurance industry can ride out the COVID-19 ...

The rating agency said that the insurance industry will be able to survive the coming recession.

Lloyd’s sharpens Future at Lloyd’s focus due to COVID-19

Work on PPL and the digital solution for coverholder business given as priorities for 2020.

Magazine

Allocating assets for all seasons

Insurers must balance risk, return, regulation and sustainability with the economic downturn.

InsurTech dreams: Idealism meets reality

While there are high valuations to point to, the current number of these start-ups is in question – and even for the (few) winners, it’s not an easy haul.

Start me up: Renewable energy market review

As interest sparks in alternatives and the cost of installations becomes more attractive, the Renewable Energy market provides a bounty of opportunity for specialist insurers.

Finding Bermuda’s young guns

With immigration becoming a political football on the Island, recruitment is an increasingly important issue in Bermuda.

Thinking outside the box on investment income

With yields from traditional investments low, insurance companies have been forced to turn to third-party investment managers in the search for investment income.

Recruitment revisited

Seeking talent beyond the usual (shrinking) pool of re/insurance professionals can offer fresh perspective, but executives say it is a process that must be managed carefully.

Cyber ILS: The next frontier?

With global exposures growing, alternative capital may prove critical to properly insuring against systemic threats – but securing full support by investors remains elusive.

IWIN collaborates its way to success

IWIN has been working to help promote diversity in the insurance asset marketplace. Reactions finds out more about how it’s working to achieve this

ESG: The hidden D&O/E&O risk

Ascot’s Kenny Li talks about what can happen when asset managers invest outside their mandate.

ESG moves centre stage

Sustainability is no longer a sideshow for insurers as pressure mounts on them to take a leading role.

Coronavirus highlights insurers’ pandemic risks

COVID-19, viewed through the lens of possible insured loss.

Guy Carpenter: The path forward in Latin America & the Ca...

The region’s new Executive Committee discusses its strategy for more effectively serving clients, its enhanced resources, and its renewed mission to garner new business.

Scaling up - how Lloyd's exits are reshaping the market

Will Lloyd’s new standards impair the growth of smaller syndicates? 

ILS: The ‘great reload’ delayed?

Why we may not see a steady influx of ILS capital in Q1, despite positive rate increases in the reinsurance and retro market.

GC gives its ILS market outlook

Guy Carpenter’s Shiv Kumar, CEO of MMC Securities LLC, provides an update on the activity in the ILS market in 2019 and emerging trends for 2020.

Bermuda in 2020: Momentum gathering

Several of Bermuda's leading executives discuss results at 1.1 renewals, the state of the market, pricing & claims, and M&A.

Muni market climate risk: Hidden perils, untapped opportu...

By Chris Goolgasian, Director of Climate Research and Portfolio Manager, Tim Antonelli, Insurance Multi-Asset Strategist and Conor McEachern, Fixed Income Credit Analyst, at Wellington Management.

Tightening ahead? Squeezed investment returns may pile on...

Thomas Holzheu, Chief Economist for the Swiss Re Institute for the Americas, offers counsel – and some predictions – for the year to come.

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March 2020

 

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  • Feature interview with Zurich's Kathleen Savio
  • Insurance asset management review
  • In depth on re/insurance future leaders
  • InsurTech in focus market update

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