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For brokers, it’s a whole new world

The brokerage business model is being reshaped by competition and new client needs. How are organisations responding?

Allstate expecting heavy cat toll

Cat losses for the first quarter of the year are estimated to be nearly $700m.

Glass Lewis and ISS join SCOR fray

The two advisory firms are backing CIAM in their war of words with SCOR's executive leadership.

AM Best: Takaful companies gaining ground

Islamic insurance is on the rise in one of the largest MENA markets, and around the globe.

PERILS publishes Europe storm loss numbers

Storms Dragi and Eberhard preliminary loss amounts total €740m.

April renewal boosts SCOR’s top line

Reinsurer says market conditions are improving.

Canopius and AmTrust seal Lloyd’s merger pact

The two syndicates will combine in 2020 to create a top-five insurer at Lloyd’s.

Serious reflection

In his April column, Editor-in-Chief Shawn Moynihan discusses the recent furore over sexual harassment at Lloyd's of London.

Enstar takes on $500m of Zurich’s A&E run-off

Bermuda-based group enters agreement for claims dating back to 1980s.

Magazine

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.

The art of the interview

Editor-in-chief Shawn Moynihan takes on the 'art of the interview' with insurance legend Pat Ryan in February's comment piece.

Emerging Risks 2019: Casualty market is primed for 2019 i...

The casualty space is in the spotlight for 2019.

BlackRock: Insurers ready to use their portfolios to boos...

Insights from BlackRock’s seventh Global Insurance Survey.

Innovation to foster growth of Bermuda re/insurance market

Kroll Bond Rating Agency’s overview of the Bermuda market.

Emergency risks – they just keep on coming

Contributing editor Garry Booth looks at what P&C insurers need to know about new risks.

Singapore’s Roar

A week at the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC) reveals that the country’s position in the world of re/insurance and its innovative spirit remain secure.

Africa buoyed by improving outlook

A resurgent economy has boosted African reinsurers’ confidence over their market’s outlook, against a background of rising premium rates and volumes.

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April 2019

 

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  • Risk Manager spotlight
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  • Cyber-market focus
  • Insurtech update
  • Cannabis legalisation

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