Welcome to the second day of our coverage from the 2019 Baden-Baden Reinsurance Meeting!

We are delighted to provide you with the second electronic copy of The Insurer’s daily Baden-Baden edition. Here you will find the latest news, analysis and intelligence from our team of journalists and analysts attending the event in the elegant German spa town.

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NEWS

Hagibis adds to retro uncertainty at 1.1

The arrival of Typhoon Hagibis hot on the heels of Faxai means there is a growing expectation that a tighter retro market will add momentum to property cat renewals at 1.1

Capital markets open for terrorism “diversifier” while carriers hunt for rate

As capital markets look to terrorism risk as a diversifier within investment portfolios, underwriters are concerned about the depressing rate environment and lack of available models

ANALYSIS

Steering casualty towards more profitable horizons

(Re)insurance executives gathered at a roundtable hosted by The Insurer discuss the challenges and opportunities of today’s rapidly shifting casualty market

The State of the Market

Senior reinsurance executives weigh in on rate momentum, the reinsurance ‘lag’ and the dark clouds on the horizon for the industry

INTERVIEWS

Investor appetite will shape 1.1 renewals

Despite the noise around loss creep, Aon’s Mike Van Slooten maintains that the reinsurance sector is in a strong position

Time for a new, data-led approach to downstream energy risk?

Russell Group’s Suki Basi on how modelling risks in the energy market is helping underwriters to understand their peak exposures

Introducing RICAP “Connecting Risk to Capital” – a digital marketplace of the future

Kathleen Faries discusses her role as chair of ChainThat’s Bermuda-based digital initiative – Risk Meets Capital (RICAP)

We won’t “punish” European clients for US loss events: DEVK Re

DEVK Re’s Beatrix Grimm and Cliff Falkenhagen on their strategy to form long-term partnerships and beat fluctuating premium levels for their insurers

COMMENT AND OPINION

Climate resilience: an industry responsibility

Ruth Lux, head of Public Sector EMEA at Guy Carpenter, discusses the role the sector has to play in mitigating the loss effects of climate change