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  • Pandemic
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    Pandemic risk: 100 years since Spanish flu

    2018-12-12T09:30:00Z

    The potential for devastating pandemics is still there, with major accumulation risks for insurers and reinsurers increasingly relevant for non-life lines of business. By David Benyon

  • 19_DIFC_Sponsored_Editorial_Raja Al Mazrouei - EVP of FinTech Hive at DIFC
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    The age of innovation and the rise of insurtech

    2018-09-06T12:17:00Z

    Insurtech is the trend of the future. So how will it transform the re/insurance industry? In association with the Dubai International Financial Centre

  • Guy Carp Symposium 2017 - James Nash, Guy Carpenter
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    Guy Carp Symposium 2017: Incumbent operations hold key to successful innovation

    2017-10-23T00:51:00Z

    Heavyweight panel says knowledge of incumbent operations a necessity for modern practices

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    Monty: ‘Two’s company, six is a crowd’

    2012-09-01T09:00:00Z

    It’s all kicking off in Monte Carlo, but our man still has his ear to the ground

  • Monty
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    Monty: Think before you click

    2012-03-09T12:12:00Z

    Could our man make a move into politics, or would previous email banter catch up with him?

  • Earth from space
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    Space: reinsurance's final frontier

    2011-11-28T14:05:31.213Z

    The prospect of space travel has insurers tingling with excitement - now they just need to get past the problem of overcapacity

  • Monty
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    Monty: Welcome to the dry season

    2011-11-28T14:05:00Z

    Our man keeps his cool in the face of industry cheek and, gasp, beer rationing

  • Brazil carnival
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    Latin America: Making sense of the new world

    2011-11-28T14:05:00Z

    A year of major catastrophes, a continuing global economic crisis and new solvency regulation are just some of the dynamics shaping the future of the Latin American reinsurance market. Patria Re looks at the big picture

  • Chile earthquake
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    Latin America: Ring of fire

    2011-11-28T14:03:40.697Z

    The magnitude 8.8 earthquake that struck the Maule region of Chile on 27 February 2010 was a test of the country’s resilience, its strong adherence to building codes and its high take-up of insurance and reinsurance

  • Monty
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    Monty: When you're tired of Monte Carlo ...

    2011-10-19T15:06:00Z

    Fine wines, fast cars and beautiful women. It’s a hard life for our inside man

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    Monty: Back to my spiritual home

    2011-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Champers, money, gossip, tactless remarks … Some things never change. Or do they?

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    Monty: Boys will be boys

    2011-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Fasten your seatbelt for wood-chopping, guitar solos and some fruity language

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    David Cash, Endurance

    2011-05-01T00:00:00Z

    As David Cash enters his second year as chief executive of Endurance, he believes industry conditions are the best they have been for some years and favours organic increases over consolidation

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    Renewable optimism

    2010-11-01T00:00:00Z

    The energy sector is established fac territory, but broadly soft rates mean canny reinsurers are focusing on offshore and renewable sectors to achieve growth

  • pension fund scheme trustee magazine investment training
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    When the going gets soft

    2010-11-01T00:00:00Z

    The direct and facultative market is getting softer, but demand is up and capacity cutbacks should prevent a freefall. Senior insurance figures say it will take a sizable loss or a series of significant losses to turn the market

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    Fac to the future

    2010-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Brokers are credited with bringing facultative reinsurance back from the brink, and technology and improved analysis are powering increased global trading at a more local level. Fac also helps buyers to take a more strategic view of their needs

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    Q&A with Dom Tobey

    2010-11-01T00:00:00Z

    PartnerRe’s head of facultative talks about the pressures, trends and evolving priorities of the market

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    Split decisions

    2010-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Reinsurers’ ability to diversify has grown more sophisticated with the use of capital models. But unforeseen correlations can still occur

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    ERM comes of age

    2010-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Dynamic financial analysis is an essential part of successful ERM frameworks

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    It all adds up

    2010-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Once seen as a role for number-crunching geeks, today’s actuaries find themselves at the heart of insurance operations