It was with disbelief and then horror that the world watched the images broadcast across the globe of the Indian Ocean tsunami which struck on 26 December
Treaty (noun, adjective)
Investor claims under bilateral investment treaties are mounting up in the arbitration courts, but their real test will be on the streets, says Maria Kielmas
Maria Kielmas looks at the expansion of global Islamic financial institutions and the challenges involved in addressing the needs of customers, regulators, liquidity and jurisprudence
Retrocession (noun, abbr: retro).
Harald Nebelung believes that the expanded EU offers growth opportunities - but don't expect an instant revolution!
The Asia-Pacific region holds out the promise of substantial growth for reinsurers, but they need to take care, warns Paul Collins
Russia has its attractions, and the proportion of premium for 'classical' business is growing, but it is not a market for the faint of heart, warns Adrian Leonard
While Dubai sets out its stall to attract leading financial institutions, Bahrain has already made significant progress Gordon Feller writes.
Shirish Nadkarni interviews General Insurance Corporation's chairman, P C Ghosh
China is relaxing restrictions, but how will foreign insurers fare in a market where having the right connections is vital and many believe insurance brings bad luck? Benjamin Chang writes
Julian Taylor and Carlos Andres Rodriguez believe that Colombia holds huge potential for insurance growth
Quota share (noun, adjective) Sharing is a concept generally regarded as positive.
Timothy K Pitcher looks at some of the challenges faced by the US property facultative market
During the last three years, rates in the global energy market have shown signs of relative stability after some roller coaster years Peter Stow considers the current factors driving the market cycle and how they will affect its future.
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