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Hiscox partners with InsurTech on liability cat risk models

For use within the insurer’s London Market casualty business.

Protecdiv sets sights on Tier-1 broker position

Kael Coleman, Founder and CEO of Protecdiv, talks to Reactions.

Aon releases June global catastrophe recap report

Various disasters covered in report, including $1.25bn damage from Canada hailstorm.

American Club & ABSG: maritime cyber security important

Two join forces in call for more education and training plus insurance guidance.

North P&I calls for action on crew repatriation

P&I firm highlights what seafarers are going through during the coronavirus crisis.

Beach appoints new transportation executive

Williamson to join from Chesterfield to develop transportation portfolio.

Genworth Mortgage completes reinsurance transaction

Genworth Financial subsidiary announces completion of transaction.

AXA XL completes reinsurance transaction with MGA

Collateralised reinsurance agreement agreed for auto portfolio.

Pool Re subsidiary creates new monthly threat report

Report will look at latest terrorism threats and other aspects.

Comments

Editor's note: You get what you pay for

Granting coverage that wasn't accounted for is wrong in every sense of the word.

Building the Future

The need for U.S. infrastructure investment is now greater than ever, says Swiss Re's Greg Schiffer.

Why ‘PRIA’ can’t just be TRIA

The federal backstop cannot serve as an off-the-shelf solution for Pandemic Risk Insurance, Jason Schupp writes.

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

Editor's comment: What’s good for the Beatle …

Why Bermuda remains inspiring for Reactions’ Editor-in-Chief.

Editor's comment: GDPR: which insurer will be whacked first?

Financial institutions are in a tizzy regarding the EU's General Data Protection Regulation due to its steep fines and extensive requirements- who will be the first insurers to feel the sting?

Editor's comment: What could have been...

Reactions editor Christopher Munro considers what might have been with England at the World Cup and Bermuda's role in the re/insurance industry.

Senior reporter comment: After Brexit - FREE

It’s no exaggeration to say that in London on the morning of Friday June 24, there was an outbreak of grief, heartbreak and tears, following the news that Brexit had triumphed in the referendum and the UK was set to leave the EU.

Americas editor comment: Brexit's North American impact - FREE

The implications of the UK’s vote to leave the EU on the North American re/insurance industry remains opaque.

Interviews

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.

Keeping up with the complex risk landscape as a CRO

Today’s chief risk officers operate in a more dynamic environment than ever, says Frieder Knüpling, Group CRO at SCOR and chair of the CRO Forum.

Rolling with the changes

RPS President Joel Cavaness discusses how the E&S business faces one of its biggest challenges to date.

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.

Insurance investments: Surviving the storm

Insurers will be watching their portfolios carefully as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

Retracing steps on the path to tech transformation

Sastry Durvasula, Marsh’s Chief Digital Officer, shares his journey from American Express into insurance, and how the industry should recruit for the workforce of the future.

Saying ‘Hello’ in LatAm

Industry veteran Manuel Almenara discusses Hello ZUM, an InsurTech solution designed as a distribution facilitation tool.

Asian re/insurance can prosper in new economic phase

AXA XL's Peter Schmidt and Ann Chua say the value proposition of re/insurance must be told to the emerging middle class in Asia.

Adaptation: The key to Assurant's future

CEO Alan Colberg outlines the changes brought to its management structure, its risk selection and its embrace of new technologies.

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May 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Special report on the impact of COVID-19
  • Insurance CIO perspectives
  • Construction market review
  • LatAm in focus

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