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Arch Capital Announces $155m-$165Cat Loss Estimates

Big uncertainties around ultimate cost, Bermuda re/insurer warns.

Patrick Tiernan Becomes Lloyd’s Chief Of Markets

Will oversee performance management across the market.

Lloyd’s Names Digital-Transformation Liaison Lead

Experienced insurance IT specialist Hélène Stanway joins from AXA XL.

Liberty Launches New Terror Coverage for Germany

Product targets SME sector and includes NDBI option.

BGC Insurance Renamed ‘Corant Global’

Broking and MGA businesses Ed and Cooper Gay retain identities.

Gallagher Re Gets New CEO Next Month

Simon Behagg takes the helm as Rupert Swallow steps down.

Sompo Names New London Market Property Lead

Bermuda carrier to expand into retail business.

Lloyd’s Rolls Out UK ILS Platform

London Bridge Risk PCC gives ILS investors easier access to the market.

Convex Secures Further $500m Backing

Sixth Street injection means Catlin start-up now has total committed capital of over $3.2bn.

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.

Editor's comment: The digital pivot

Travesty would be a return to the old methods of working post-coronavirus.

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.

Legacy market relief for COVID-19 woes

DARAG's Dan Linden on why the run-off market is seeing an uptick in enquiries.

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.

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: a new golden era for run-off? - FREE

2016 is fast becoming a year of rich pickings for run-off specialists, writes David Benyon, editor of Reactions.

Solar storm warning: 30 mins and counting

Garry Booth comment: The UK will have as little as 30 minutes warning of a potentially catastrophic solar storm striking the earth, according to a report from the Government’s Department for Business Innovation and Skills.

Interviews

London: leveraging lessons

London Market Group CEO Clare Lebecq on the current state of the market and future-proofing for longer-term success.

WINning strategy

Firms will need to adapt to the new market dynamics, according to the new CEO of THB.

Innovation is Ki

The launch of Brit’s new follow-only syndicate in Q4 could offer a glimpse on the future of Lloyd’s.

Lloyd’s gets SIAB boost

Asta CEO says in Carbon, the SIAB scheme is achieving what it was designed for.

More work required for London digitisation

ACORD CEO Bill Pieroni identifies weaknesses in digital processes laid bare by COVID-19.

MGA conduit that’s made to measure

Industry veteran Bill Jewett explains why his new company Obsidian is indeed cutting-edge.

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.

BMS’ Cook vows COVID-19 won’t stop recruitment drive

Growing broker to continue building out global platform as it looks to benefit from any Aon-Willis talent fallout.

Rolling with the changes

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

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October 2020

 

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  • North America, LatAm and CIO Webinar Series round-ups 
  • North America and LatAm Award winners revealed
  • State of the U.S. market review

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