Willis Re and JLT Re published their reviews of the 1.1 renewal season today and, on first read, it is difficult to match their analysis with the “hardening” predictions heard with increasing confidence in Q4 2018 by underwriters.
Seasoned deal-makers often say the easy part of successful M&A is agreeing terms; the tough bit is execution.
On December 19, the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) will vote on, and presumably approve, another set of changes to its model credit for reinsurance law and regulation. These changes are designed to implement the EU-US Covered Agreement and extend it to permit qualifying reinsurers in non-EU countries such ...
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*1.1 Retro quotes being re-priced ** Ajit’s phone “already ringing” *** Late renewal just got a lot tougher
London market lobbying group LMG says there is much work to be done ahead of “Brexit” regardless of what occurs in Westminster next week
The (re)insurance industry was the first information age business. After all, Lloyd’s itself was established more than three-hundred years ago in a London coffee house where news and information could be shared among underwriters.
The Insurer was in Bermuda last week and the weather was a perfect metaphor for the mood among (re)insurers.
The firm order terms (FOTs) on AIG’s huge core US casualty quota share may be seen as a watershed moment for reinsurers and their prospects of improving economics at the upcoming 1.1 renewal.
Confused by EU-UK developments last week? Chris Bryant, Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner, explains what the draft deal means for London market insurers writing EU business…
Another devastating wildfire season in California has prompted debate over what is behind a rise in frequency and severity in the Golden State in the last few years.
Over the past 12 months, the eyes of the reinsurance world have been keeping a close eye on the retro market.
Capital management needs to be seen as a business-critical focus for large and small (re)insurers alike, according to Aon’s head of Capital Advisory Americas.
Examples of data theft continue to stream through; no one brand seems immune from having to announce major losses of customer data records, according to RMS’s cyber manager Tom Harvey.
As the conference season rolls on for the reinsurance world, some executives jetting in for PCI this weekend will be swapping the autumnal tree-lined boulevards of Baden-Baden for the sun-drenched beaches of Miami.
Re-Insurance talks to Bryan Wilburn, the founder and CEO of the expanding Texan-based underwriting agency Risk Theory
Cedants in Central and Eastern Europe, Middle East and North Africa are yet to fully embrace the burgeoning alternative capital markets, according to Aon’s Tomas Novotny
DWF’s head of transport and marine specialist Jonathan Moss discusses the legal implications of AI, blockchain and big data analytics for the insurance industry