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Insurers nonplussed at Ogden rate review

2019-07-15T15:53:00+01:00

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

2019-07-12T15:06:00+01:00

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

2019-07-12T14:43:00+01:00

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

2019-07-12T13:58:00+01:00

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

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ReAssure ratings unaffected by IPO suspension - Fitch

2019-07-12T12:22:00+01:00

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

Europe

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

2019-07-11T16:22:00+01:00

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

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AGCS reorganises crisis management, ART leadership

2019-07-09T12:00:00+01:00

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

2019-07-04T16:43:00+01:00

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

Bermuda

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

2019-07-04T16:00:00+01:00

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