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Talbot names new CFO

Will replace Nigel Wachman who retires from Talbot in September 2020, after 20 years’ service.

Atradius appoints UK commercial head

Will report to recently appointed UK & Ireland regional director Stuart Ramsden.

Lloyd's gives up three U.S. admitted licences

Exits the U.S. Virgin Islands, Kentucky and Illinois to focus on core markets.

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.

Non-life premium levels to remain stable in 2020 - Swiss Re

Sigma report predicts only a 0.1% contraction in non-life premium this year due to market hardening.

North P&I calls for action on crew repatriation

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

PPL usage hits record high in Q2

Figures revealed for risks bound and user logins.

Beach appoints new transportation executive

Williamson to join from Chesterfield to develop transportation portfolio.

Comments

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.

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

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

Editor's comment: What does the future have in store?

Reaction's editor Andrew Putwain reflects on his experiences in the market thus far.

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.

Interviews

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.

Inefficiencies need not be endemic of Lloyd's - Victor

New syndicate 2288 will be about “trying to reinvent insurance for the modern age,” says Victor International’s president.

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.

Q&A: Asset adaptation - the way forward

Insurers are adapting their investment portfolios to enhance returns, optimise capital and improve overall resilience, according to Moiz Khan, Investment Strategist at Aviva Investors.

Insurance investments: Surviving the storm

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

Saying ‘Hello’ in LatAm

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

Munich Re betting on Lloyd’s ‘return to innovation’

Munich Re’s Dominick Hoare discusses with Mark Richardson the firm's Syndicate in a Box strategy.

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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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