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

We are delighted to provide you with the third 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

Lloyd’s “concerned” over US casualty losses

Lloyd’s performance director Jon Hancock reveals the Corporation is concerned over large losses in the US casualty market

Aon silent cyber reinsurance offering gains traction

Aon has seen meaningful traction in its RenaissanceRe-led cross class cat cover for silent cyber with limit placed of more than $400mn

Munich Re bullish on European rate hardening at 1:1

Munich Re forecasts upward rate momentum at the upcoming January renewals

ANALYSIS

The C-word on everybody’s lips

The Insurer examines the factors at play in the casualty reinsurance market and looks to the US where a hardening market is showing signs of sustainability 

INTERVIEWS

Managing the winds of change in the reinsurance market

Guy Carpenter’s James Boyce talks 1.1 outlook and how the integration with JLT is progressing

Record catastrophe years have been catalyst for seamless automation

Aon’s Adam Podlaha explains why efficient underwriting and modelling systems are the silver lining to the nat cat storm clouds that linger over the industry

CCR Re’s Montador on weathering the European geopolitical storm

Laurent Montador, deputy CEO of CCR Re, discusses how the firm is positioning itself to tackle challenging European operating conditions

COMMENT AND OPINION

The balancing act

TigerRisk’s head of North American reinsurance Wade Gulbransen on navigating a changing reinsurance landscape

The future of reinsurance - Monte Carlo roundtable

Amongst the raft of topics discussed at The Insurer roundtable in Monte Carlo, the issue of the divergence between insurance, reinsurance and retrocessional pricing generated significant debate

Legacy matures in continental markets

Darag’s Alex Roth on why the legacy market is now undergoing a period of significant growth

Xceedance enables growth for insurance organisations

Xceedance’s Travis MacMillian talks about the role the firm plays as a strategic resource for insurance organisations

Distributed Ledger Technology – the next frontier is here

ChainThat’s David Edwards explains the evolution of Distributed Ledger Technology in insurance

Human assets in legacy transfer

RiverStone’s Stephen Roberts on why talent is the cornerstone of a successful legacy business