Prices in non-life insurance and reinsurance are expected to increase as a result of the recent nat cat activity across the Atlantic, Swiss Re has said.
Former Aspen Re head Stefan Long has launched managing general agent Chord Re, which will underwrite on behalf of Neon Syndicate 2468.
Pandemics bonds have launched, with the help of the insurance market, to channel surge funding to developing countries dealing with a disease outbreak.
After spending the past year hiving up a dozen entities under the Pen Underwriting roof, CEO Jon Turner talks to Will Kirkman about the managing general agent’s drive to be a ‘virtual insurer’ with the firepower to invest in data analytics and new…
Blockchain and smart contracts could help the insurance industry increase the efficiency of its transactions and data analysis, explains Alastair Swift, head of corporate risk and broking, GB, Willis Towers Watson.
Munich Re board member Giuseppina Albo is leaving the group to become CEO of Hamilton Insurance Group.
Scor estimates the cost of the Harvey, Irma and Maria hurricanes and the mexico earthquakes at €430m.
Hurricane Nate, the fourth hurricane to make landfall in the US in the past two months, has weakened to a tropical depression.
Chatbots are all the rage at present, but a cursory test of a few available systems shows that we’re still a long way from passing the Turing test.
Willis Re and Tiger Risk Partners have teamed up to develop the X-gRm reinsurance online placement platform.
Hurricane season has caused devastation across the Atlantic but, despite the human death toll, the impact on reinsurers is likely to be limited
Willis Towers Watson has launched a facultative reinsurance business across Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.
AIG has named former Novae chief financial officer Charles Fry as head of reinsurance, operations and transformation.
As a mother, finding a consensus that makes all family members happy is often an issue.
Insurers consider the impact of the proposed U-turn on the Ogden rate
Everest Re has been granted in principle regulatory approval for a Dublin-based subsidiary.
The European Union and the United States has today signed the so-called covered agreement on prudential reinsurance measures.
Ed Broking has appointed Minesh Jani as CEO of Middle East and North Africa, India and Indian sub-continent.
I often find myself targeted by banner ads ranging from pizza takeaways, to – inexplicably - elderly toilet aids.
Insurance sector efforts to boost coverage in both developed and undeveloped markets has the potential to create more resilient infrastructure and mitigate risks, the World Bank’s chief financial officer has said.
"Concerning" negative trends within the non-life reinsurance market have been hidden by loss reserve development, an AM Best executives has said.
Industry veteran Stephen Catlin has called on the reinsurance and insurance sector to cooperate and work together in closing the protection gap.
For six years, Oscar Treceno has juggled his day job as head of the engineering and energy department at Helvetia with the role of chairman of the International Association of Engineering Insurers. Post asked him about IMIA's role in today's market.
A lack of understanding of insurance and prejudice against the sector is hampering progress in closing the protection gap said, Swiss Re’s CEO.