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Insurers nonplussed at Ogden rate review


The first review of the UK’s personal injury discount rate under the new statutory process set out in 2018 has adjusted the rate from -0.75% to -0.25%

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Reinsurance 2030 survey goes live - contribute now


Take part in a survey by GR in association with the Dubai International Financial Centre into the future of the re/insurance market

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Aon appoints Ronda as president of its US reinsurance arm


Re/insurance broker Aon Risk Solutions has a new president of its US business, based in New York

Bahrain Grand Prix to take place despite protests

How Bahrain got overtaken in the Middle East reinsurance market


Increasingly antiquated rules and a lack of innovation have lost Bahrain its early mover advantage in Middle East re/insurance, according to a report published this week by ratings firm AM Best


ReAssure ratings unaffected by IPO suspension - Fitch


Rating agency responds after ReAssure’s initial public offering suspended by majority shareholder Swiss Re


Europe’s record-setting severe weather leads Aon cat report


The re/insurance broker’s study reveals a claims cost of at least $830m for the outbreak of severe weather between 10-12 June


AGCS reorganises crisis management, ART leadership


Alternative risk transfer, political violence and management recall lines of business are the focus of role changes at Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty

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Global premium surpasses $5trn - Swiss Re Sigma


An economic “pivot east” towards China and Asia’s emerging markets shows itself in the new record of more than $5trn of global insurance premium in 2018, according to Swiss Re


Fidelis launches Socium third party capital unit, appoints CEO to lead it


Bermudian re/insurer Fidelis has appointed a CEO to lead its re/insurance “partnership pillar” engaging with capital markets backers