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    European Run-Off Roundtable - Introduction

    2007-12-21T00:00:00Z

    The European run-off market is experiencing a significant shift in focus explains Helen Yates

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    Insuring tomorrow’s weather

    2007-11-06T00:00:00Z

    Introduction

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    Participants

    2007-10-19T00:00:00Z

    Jonathan Barnes, Securis Investment PartnersAndrew Brooks, Chief Underwriting Officer, Ascot UnderwritingAlan Fowler, Group Reinsurance Director, Royal & SunAlliancePeter Grant, Director, Standard & Poor’sAndrew Kail, Partner, Pricewaterhouse-CoopersSimon Kilgour, Partner, Reynolds Porter

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    Roundtable Part 4

    2007-10-19T00:00:00Z

    Eric Paire: If I can come back to the technology again. One thing we are now able to do systematically is to track all the quotes we receive against the final order and the reaction of the reinsurers. In other words, it allows us to present our clients with some quantification of the point at which

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    Roundtable part 3

    2007-10-19T00:00:00Z

    Nigel Ralph: We are only seeing the start of electronic trading. It has a long way to go. We have seen massive initiatives, especially in Lloyd’s, and much of it being driven by Bermuda, certainly in the reinsurance market. I think the product still is not as good as it should be, but as soon as

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    Roundtable Part 2

    2007-10-19T00:00:00Z

    Eric Paire: That is a point that leads back to the earlier discussion. Effectively when you start to look at your exposure from an ERM perspective or a Solvency II perspective, when you have some rating agencies talking about cat exposures based on 250 year events in the aggregate, then effectively

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    Roundtable Part 1

    2007-10-19T00:00:00Z

    Helen Yates: Thank you for coming along this morning. Today we’re going to be talking about reinsurance buying strategies. To begin with, I would like to ask what you consider to be the key elements of a successful reinsurance buying strategy.Alan Fowler: The first key element is to know your

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    Buying Strategies - Introduction

    2007-10-19T00:00:00Z

    There is growing evidence to suggest that buying strategies, as we once knew them, have changed dramatically. The emergence of non-traditional reinsurance solutions, technology and enterprise risk management are just some of the current influences affecting how reinsurance is bought.

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    Participants

    2007-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Rhydian Williams(Chair) Head of Pools, Security & Insolvencies, Resolute Management Services (Equitas)Lee BrandonCEO, PRO Insurance SolutionsPeter HartleySenior Manager, Spectrum Syndicate ManagementPeter HughesDirector, Standard & Poor’sSean McDermottDirector, Quest GroupBeth ReesTechnical

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    Roundtable 4

    2007-06-08T00:00:00Z

    Nick Stimpson: The consolidation side of it is an inevitable consequence of a developing and evolving market in a sense. With products being as they are in the market, I think there will be more consolidation over time because I suspect that pressures will be brought to bear on them. It will be