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Event cancellation: The COVID-19 factor

The Coronavirus crisis has forced dozens of events to be cancelled or postponed. What are the implications?

Hyperion X and Vario partner on ILS cover

Firms seeing growing demand for products less exposed to financial markets during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Marsh acquires Assurance

Illinois-based independent agency to lead Midwest region for Marsh & McLennan Agency.

Willis Re: Reinsurers seek COVID-19 exclusions at 1.4

Reinsurance broker provides its commentary on the renewals, reporting on which lines saw the largest price rises.

Reactions' April issue online now!

Issue includes analysis of how risk managers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis, as well as special sections devoted to the broking sector and cyber market.

Climate change linked to pandemic outcomes

Past pandemics have been affected by climate change, according to AIR Worldwide

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

Biba cancels 2020 conference over coronavirus

Several insurers had already pulled out of the conference before confirmation it would not take place.

Brokers seek solutions in a time of crisis

Brokers confront new challenges as COVID-19 impacts both their clients and their own working practices.

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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.

Reactions April digital issue online now!

This month's magazine issue celebrates 35 years of Reactions, plus features on terrorism, Iran sanctions, reinsurance broking and the run-off market.

Editor's comment: Women leaders talk D&I - FREE

Reactions asks leading women in re/insurance about diversity and inclusion in the industry, what it's doing wrong, and what it needs to do to get it right.

Editor's comment: Dazed and confused

If the actors of today’s re/insurance market were transposed into the setting of a 1980s high school movie, the plot would definitely be Prom Night.

Editor's comment: Who’s next to get married?

Comment: Whether its brokers, insurers or reinsurers, companies are currently coupling up like amorous teens at a high school dance.

JLT outlines 2015 risks

Broker JLT has warned that a number of risks are likely to grow in 2015, including sovereign default,

Interviews

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.

Assessing the aviation broking landscape post-JLT sale

Peter Elson, CEO of Gallagher Aerospace, discusses with Mark Richardson why expanded competition among brokers in this challenged line is good for clients – and business.

Marsh, GC and JLT's LatAm Fac business united

The consolidated business will be called Carpenter Marsh Fac Re.

Mount Agnung losses expected to be low so far

A major eruption of Mount Agnung in Indonesia could cause more than $70bn in economic losses, but insured losses are expected to be low.

MMC Q3 results hit market expectations

Earnings per share ticked up to $0.79 for the quarter while underlying revenue at Guy Carp increased by 4% on the prior year period.

Marsh hires sponsored programs head

Michael Westwood will head the unit which is focused on providing insurance solutions for business networks.

Willis Re’s John Cavanagh: Time to buy more reinsurance

Willis Re’s chief executive John Cavanagh remains optimistic at his company’s future growth prospects even though market conditions are tough.

Nick Cook interview: The new face of BMS

BMS has undergone a comprehensive revamp – strategically and financially – since June last year. One year on, Reactions talks with BMS Group CEO Nick Cook to find out more about the ambitious five year strategy the broker is implementing.

Interview: John Nelson, chairman of Lloyd's - The internationalist

John Nelson has had a busy first year as chairman of Lloyd’s, with the market’s Vision 2025 plan his biggest contribution so far. He believes the make-up of firms and people at Lloyd’s is not diverse enough.

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April 2020

   

In this month's Reactions

  • Cover feature on risk managers' approach to COVID-19
  • Insurance broking forum
  • Cyber market review
  • Coronavirus industry impact analysis

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