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    Coming of age

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Can small to medium-sized players take advantage of the life securitisation market? asks Scott Willkomm

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    Which way will it take us?

    2006-02-01T00:00:00Z

    As the framework for Solvency II progresses, Keith Lyon takes a step back to assess its potential impact

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    Fac on track

    2006-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Elliot Richardson considers the critical role which facultative reinsurance has played in the January renewals

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    Out of the blocks

    2006-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Mairi Mallon casts her eye over the Class of 2005 in the aftermath of what many in the market are calling the most difficult renewals season ever

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    The year ahead

    2006-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Given the erratic nature of global risks, any attempt to predict what 2006 might have in store for the industry verges on utter folly All the same, Helen Yates gives it a go.

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    The punch of tiny particles

    2005-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The insurance industry must develop a better understanding of the risks posed by nanotechnology, argues Thomas Epprecht

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    In the headlines

    2005-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Helen Yates lists the top stories of 2005

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    In a flap

    2005-12-01T00:00:00Z

    The concern about bird flu highlights the importance for businesses of preparing for an influenza pandemic, says Martin Dockrill

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    At the farm gate

    2005-12-01T00:00:00Z

    As agribusiness continues to grow and become more globalised and competitive it requires new risk management solutions, says Dr Roman Hohl

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    Tapping the capital flows

    2005-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Almost as soon as the initial losses from Hurricane Katrina were reported many reinsurers had the wheels in motion for capital raising initiatives Helen Yates looks at how successful they were.

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    Cyber attack

    2005-12-01T00:00:00Z

    Does cyberterrorism constitute a real or virtual threat? asks Christoph Kufner

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    Ticking all the boxes

    2005-12-01T00:00:00Z

    There is no single reason why Bermuda is the jurisdiction of choice for start-up reinsurers, but a key factor is its responsible yet facilitative regulation, say Neil Horner and Rod Attride-Stirling

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    Risky retention

    2005-11-01T00:00:00Z

    A lack of common regulation for risk retention groups could put insureds at risk, warn Sonja Bensen and Lawrence Cluff

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    Model storms

    2005-11-01T00:00:00Z

    The industry increasingly relies on catastrophe models for crucial information, but what limitations do they have? asks Dr Steve Smith

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    Catastrophe modelling - not an exact science?

    2005-11-01T00:00:00Z

    The variation in estimated losses following Hurricane Katrina exposed the fallibility of catastrophe models, argues Ronn Mullins

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    Out of time for action?

    2005-11-01T00:00:00Z

    Has time run out for TRIA's renewal and how does this bode for US terrorism insurance? asks Helen Yates

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    Race to renewals survey

    2005-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Global Reinsurance in conjunction with Ultimate Risk Solutions conducted the "Race to Renewals" survey at the Rendez-Vous de Septembre

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    Downs and ups

    2005-10-01T00:00:00Z

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    The claims connundrum

    2005-10-01T00:00:00Z

    Political pressure on insurers to settle Katrina claims without dispute, and the likely objections from reinsurers if they do, spell tough times ahead, warn Gavin Coull and Peter Hodgins

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    A wake -up call

    2005-10-01T00:00:00Z

    If the BAIC decision taught us anything, it's not to be complacent, warns John Winter