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    On shaky ground

    2011-04-01T00:00:00Z

    As catastrophes wreak havoc across the world, reinsurers face the all too familiar aftershock of claims handling.We examine the continuing learning curve

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    Meet in the middle

    2011-03-01T00:00:00Z

    A transatlantic alliance is setting out to make mediation the dominant method of cross-border dispute resolution. But is the process always the best way to stop conflicts ending up in the courts?

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    Peacetime settlements

    2011-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Litigation may be thin on the ground, but some recent landmark cases have set new standards for future disputes in the reinsurance sector

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    Take cover

    2010-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The threat of terrorist attacks – both regional and global – is never far from the headlines. But it is an evolving picture that places ever-changing demands on the reinsurance sector

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    Details make the difference

    2010-11-01T00:00:00Z

    A soft reinsurance market is looming, and with it come fears of a rise in claims disputes as underwriters take bigger risks to drum up new business. We warn of the need to stay focused under pressure

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    Should we stay or go?

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    Increased claims for injury are affecting UK reinsurers, and new court-imposed periodical payment orders are proving expensive. Some talk of leaving the UK market, but is there also a chance of growth?

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    Uncharted waters

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    The increasing frequency and severity of floods mean that more people want insurance cover. However, the risks and costs are soaring. Will companies rise to the challenge?

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    Deep impact

    2010-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Could we be on the brink of the next mega-quake? Six months on from Chile, we ask when and where we can expect future earth-moving – and no doubt market-moving – events

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    Volcano? What volcano?

    2010-06-01T00:00:00Z

    Volcanic ash may have caused havoc among holidaymakers, businesses and airlines, but reinsurers know this is one natural disaster they needn’t worry about

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    Global warning

    2010-05-03T00:00:00Z

    Three US Court of Appeals cases could open the floodgates to mass tort claims and immense liability, by holding greenhouse gas-spewing corporations responsible for climate change damage. Could reinsurers be facing the ‘new asbestos’?