Commit to Asia or miss out

On the way to my firm's Singapore office last month, I found myself contemplating the reinsurance industry's place in the world economy. Frequently, we are cogs in the wheel of global commerce; on rare occasions, we have an opportunity to transform it. Asia today affords such an occasion - the Asian insurance market is poised for extraordinary growth.China and India now have a larger middle class than France. China was not even on the radar of most corporate risk managers a few years ago; to