The London market continues to shrug off challenges from overseas. It has the people and the skills, it has the ‘brand’ – but will this be enough to keep the world at its feet? We report from a GR roundtable that debated London’s place as a global leader
Following a flurry of last-minute activity to secure lower prices in the 1 January 2010 renewals, the news is in: reinsurance rates have softened. But why is this, and what can we expect in the year ahead?
It is a relationship that forms the very heart of the industry, but what do cedants really look for in their reinsurers? Far from being all about the money, it seems that stability, trust and understanding are more the order of the day