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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.

AIR releases new Chinese crop peril model

Model looks at livestock risks for leading global producer.

Swiss Re sigma 6/2020 - De-risking global supply chains

Swiss Re expects many firms will step up their efforts to reshape their supply chain networks following lockdowns.

Swiss Re: 5 lessons in 5 charts - resilience in an age of...

Swiss Re provides five graphs about climate risk trends.

RMS issues early estimate of U.S. wildfire losses

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

Swiss Re: Behavioural economics - Predicting the irration...

Blog from Swiss Re's Head of Life and Behaviour R&D Christoph Nabholz.

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.

Swiss Re COVID-19 Consumer Survey: Almost one-third of So...

Survey finds nearly half of consumers are open to buying more policies as a result of the pandemic.

Comments

New approaches needed for cyber risk

Businesses around the world face a growing and continuously evolving cyber threat. Insurers and reinsurers need to rethink how they can respond with capital efficient coverage, according to Devin Page, Hiscox Re’s Head of Specialty Reinsurance.

Silent cyber – no longer silent?

Guy Carpenter executives explain how carriers’ appetite and new case law have led to clearer affirmation in cyber policies.

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.

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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September 2020

 

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  • Reinsurance renewals in focus 
  • CEO Risk Forum 2020
  • London Market Awards gallery and round-up

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