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  • Weblog
    People & Opinion

    Weblog - October 2010

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    A round-up of the latest insurance stories online

  • People & Opinion

    Up the ladder

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Cooper Gay's Toby Esser on how he got to where he is today

  • People & Opinion

    On the inside

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Two reinsurance titans; one seriously demanding economic environment. We talk to the men in control, steering their operations towards growth, and mindful of the challenges ahead

  • Country Focus

    Game on

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    The global financial crisis barely registered on Brazil’s radar and now, as the country invests in a sporting future, opportunities abound for reinsurers

  • Lines & Risks

    The shipping forecast

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Marine rates threaten to plummet to new lows as a result of overcapacity and a lack of major losses. We navigate the stormy seas of today’s market

  • Profile

    Don’t panic

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    He may have a tough act to follow, but incoming PartnerRe boss Costas Miranthis isn’t sweating it. Taking time out from a well-deserved holiday, he talks about staying calm and cautious – after all, even small steps can lead to new directions

  • News

    Neal Bill: rumble of the jumbos

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    The elephantine battle between US insurance companies wanting to close the ‘Bermuda loophole’ and reinsurers fearing an unfair tax could drastically affect the American consumer

  • Analysis

    A mixed bag

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    Europe’s biggest reinsurers experienced both highs and lows in their recently announced first-half year results. Some saw profit fall, others posted a rise but they are all facing a second half of either further catastrophe losses or softening rates

  • Conor FInn of Barbican
    Analysis

    'Don't treat us like just another cedant'

    2010-09-01T00:00:00Z

    With plenty of capacity and a continuing soft market, the 1 January renewals should hold no surprises. But, talking to cedants in the run-up to Monte Carlo, we discover that meeting the needs of reinsurance buyers is about more than just the right price

  • Weblog
    People & Opinion

    Weblog - July 2010

    2010-07-12T00:00:00Z

    Danny Walkinshaw on the latest (re)insurance stories online