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  • Claims

    Storm on the horizon

    2010-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Against all predictions to the contrary, 2009 was a relatively mild year for hurricanes. Global Reinsurance investigates what kept the tropical storms at bay, and how commercial and scientific factors will shape the cat market in 2010

  • Country Focus

    Boom and bust

    2010-02-12T00:00:00Z

    Big brash Dubai has finally had its confidence knocked. The downturn has hit hard and what’s needed now is less flash and more cash. Global Reinsurance asks if it is still a go-to destination for reinsurers or if it’s time to set sail for calmer shores

  • Online only

    AIG could sell Alico to MetLife - rumours

    2010-01-20T09:39:00Z

    $14bn deal would be AIG's biggest asset sale yet

  • Global Matters

    Risk Hotspots

    2009-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Global Reinsurance’s guide to the top 10 political and economic risk hostspots – including business interruption caused by war, terror attacks and political interference. Compiled by Tim Evershed.

  • Editor's Note

    Impressions of Gibraltar

    2009-07-07T00:00:00Z

    The close attention that Peter Caruana, Gibraltar’s Chief Minster, pays to the details of his country’s affairs is shown by the number of green folders on his desk. In fact, they cover several surrounding desks and tops of cabinets too. He is a man of lawyerly manner and old-fashioned politeness,

  • Industry Matters

    Solvency II: the clock is ticking

    2009-07-07T00:00:00Z

    Solvency II has finally been agreed – but only as a framework directive. Now the industry has just three years to implement the changes. We asked four industry figures for their views on that timetable.

  • Features

    A message from our sponsor

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Welcome to Global Reinsurance’s Technology special report, in which you will read about the Lloyd’s Exchange, Qatar Insurance Services, and the impact of new technology on brokers.

  • Features

    No legacy

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Qatar Insurance Services plans to take its new market from manual slow to electronic fast. And it has the advantage of no legacy to overcome, writes Lynley Oram.

  • Features

    Heightened scrutiny

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The EU’s block exemption ruling is likely to be renewed – for some forms of co-operation. But there’s still a chance for the industry to have its say before the new ruling becomes law, write Guy Soussan, Yves Botteman, Angus Rodger and Gavin Coull.

  • Features

    Solvency II: where now for group support?

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Is it the end for group support under Solvency II? The linchpin of European insurance harmonisation could soon be back, writes David Banks.