Archive

  • Features

    No pain, no gain

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Sceptics must move with the times, write Helen Sainsbury and Simon Howden

  • Features

    Ruling removes FDA safety net

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The US Supreme Court has just removed one of the pharmaceutical industry’s main defences to product liability claims, write Angus Rodger, Gavin Coull and Gary Farmer

  • GR Focus

    The F word

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    As disgraced New York financier Bernard Madoff faces the rest of his life in jail, Helen Yates looks at the impact of recent alleged frauds on the insurance and reinsurance industry.

  • Features

    Launching the Lloyd’s exchange

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    On the eve of the launch of the Lloyd’s Exchange, Tim Evershed reports on how a flagship technology project could be made or broken by the participation of two of the market’s largest brokers.

  • GR Focus

    Madoff: A market changing event?

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    The Madoff and other recent alleged frauds have been compared to the WorldCom and Enron events of the 1990s. But will they have a similar impact on reinsurers? Global Reinsurance asked four industry players for their views.

  • Features

    CEO Q&A: Paul Corver

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    An interview with Paul Corver, the chairman of ARC, the UK trade body for legacy management professionals.

  • Features

    Stock car racing with fire engines

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Scrutinising the financial stability of reinsurers has become an important task for primary insurers. And some reinsurers fall short, says Herbert Fromme.

  • Features

    Death of the broker

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    International insurance and reinsurance is finally embracing electronic placement. David Banks finds out how much it will change the life of a broker.

  • Features

    The art of bouncing back

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    Liz Booth interviews Tony Hobrow, chief executive of the Whittington Group, and a man who knows the importance of bouncing back.

  • Editor's Note

    G20 plays the blame game

    2009-05-27T00:00:00Z

    In April the leaders of the G20, the world’s most powerful nations, held a summit in London with the avowed aim of addressing the world economic crisis. One of their main pledges was “to take action against non-cooperative jurisdictions, including tax havens”. The G20 leaders threatened to hit tax