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AXA XL appoints Salter Head of Risk Consulting

Succeeds Corinne Vitrac, who has moved to AXA Group as Head of Group P&C Risk Management.

Reactions’ North America Award winners revealed!

Virtual celebration of excellence recognises P&C market’s top performers.

AIR releases new Chinese crop peril model

Model looks at livestock risks for leading global producer.

RMS issues early estimate of U.S. wildfire losses

Insured losses could be between $4bn to $8bn.

PartnerRe expands retrocession team

Bermuda office to expand with new hires.

Beazley doubles COVID-19 claims estimate to $340m

Share price falls 12% following trading update.

Industry survey backs D&I for improving resilience

Dive In releases survey findings ahead of this year's virtual festival from 22-24 September.

Arch creates new managing agency for Lloyds operations

Arch Underwriting and Barbican Managing Agency merged.

Swiss Re: Leaders Discussing the Future of Work

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella and Swiss Re CEO Christian Mumenthaler discuss the future of work and any developments that are a cause for concern.

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Adjusting amid the pandemic

Virtual property claims inspection technology matures just in time, given COVID-19 risks, says QBE.

COVID-19 impact in other sectors can infect insurance industry

Kroll Bond Rating Agency's (KBRA) Peter Giacone on how second and third order impacts of the pandemic will affect the insurance industry.

How European insurance regulators are responding to climate risk

By Michael Lewis, Head of ESG Thematic Research; Murray Birt, Senior ESG Strategist; Marlon Rockenfeller, Head of Insurance Strategy & Advisory, EMEA & APA; and Thomas Gillmann, Insurance Strategy & Advisory, EMEA & APAC.

Editor's comment: The digital pivot

Travesty would be a return to the old methods of working post-coronavirus.

Thriving in a tough environment

The MGU business model is agile enough to continue growing while others struggle, according to Brad Emmons, President & CEO of Orchid Underwriters.

Be strong. Be fair. Be creative.

Reactions’ Editor-in-Chief on why right now, a little mercy can go a long way.

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

Editor's comment: IAUSA is a game-changer

Reactions editor Shawn Moynihan looks at how the Insurance Apprenticeship USA scheme could boost recruitment issues.

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

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

Interviews

Office life after lockdown

Working remotely has changed employment practices permanently – presenting big challenges to insurers’ HR departments, says Tom Welchman, a Partner at McKinsey.

Steadying the asset ballast

Most insurers were rocked by investment losses resulting from market volatility and are now looking at ways of improving the resilience of their portfolios, according to Ed Collinge, Global Head of Insurance at Robeco.

London: leveraging lessons

London Market Group CEO Clare Lebecq on the current state of the market and future-proofing for longer-term success.

Innovation is Ki

The launch of Brit’s new follow-only syndicate in Q4 could offer a glimpse on the future of Lloyd’s.

Lloyd’s gets SIAB boost

Asta CEO says in Carbon, the SIAB scheme is achieving what it was designed for.

More work required for London digitisation

ACORD CEO Bill Pieroni identifies weaknesses in digital processes laid bare by COVID-19.

Asset class spotlight: fixed income

DWS executives weigh in on how investment strategies have adapted in a highly volatile period.

Adapting to investment shock

Allianz UK CIO Ying Ye discusses where several long-term opportunities may lie.

Talking cyber and mindful mitigation

AIG’s Greg Vernaci on cyber liability pricing, affirming coverage and why ransomware needs to be considered a top threat by all organisations.

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September 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Cover interview with Sompo International Commercial P&C CEO Chris Gallagher
  • Reinsurance renewals in focus 
  • CEO Risk Forum 2020
  • London Market Awards gallery and round-up

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