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US cyber insurance premiums increase 10% - Aon

2019-06-12T13:09:00+01:00

Premiums for US cyber insurance have increased to $2.03bn, according to a recent report by Aon

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Reinsurers well capitalised for 2019 Atlantic hurricane season – Moody’s

2019-06-12T11:26:00+01:00

Global reinsurers are entering the 2019 hurricane season with solid capital positions to withstand potential losses, according to a recent report from Moody’s Investors Service

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US casualty picture “not as simple as the Monte discussions suggested”

2019-06-10T18:26:00+01:00

Aon’s Amanda Nguyen talks US casualty business, suggesting while some reinsurers are lightening their exposure, for others it still represents a good diversifier for catastrophe risk-heavy books

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Liberty Specialty Markets appoints new CFO

2019-06-10T10:45:00+01:00

Liberty Specialty Markets, a division of Liberty Mutual Insurance Group, has named Steve McMurray as its new chief financial officer, effective immediately

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Swiss Re to reorganise ReAssure ahead of IPO

2019-06-07T14:26:00+01:00

The reinsurer is progressing with plans for an initial public offering of shares in its closed life book consolidator, ReAssure

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Aviva UK to undergo £300m efficiency drive

2019-06-07T12:42:00+01:00

New Aviva chief executive, Maurice Tulloch, has announced a series of structural changes for the insurer as part of a wider cost savings programme

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Reinsurers agree $6.2bn cover for New Zealand’s Earthquake Commission

2019-06-05T14:11:00+01:00

The New Zealand Earthquake Commission has obtained $6.2bn of reinsurance cover

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Re/insurers facing ‘new era of liability’

2019-06-05T13:33:00+01:00

More robust regulation and a lack of underwriting discipline are threatening re/insurers with a ‘new era of liability’ according to a Russell Group report

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Latent exposure warning for P&C insurers

2019-06-05T10:42:00+01:00

The complex nature of casualty catastrophes (CasCat) can be linked to human behaviour and other variables that follow a less-discernible pattern - according to a new report from S&P Global Ratings