All Industry Comment articles – Page 10

  • Features

    Filling the reserves

    2006-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Duncan Briggs and Cheryl Tibbits consider the conservatism in Regulation XXX and the approaches taken to fund the reserve strain

  • Features

    Hung out to dry

    2006-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Australia is another jurisdiction joining the US in its efforts to tackle money laundering Dean Carrigan and Penny Holloway discuss its potential impact on insurers.

  • GR Focus

    One flu over the Cuckoo's Nest

    2006-04-01T00:00:00Z

    With growing concern over bird flu, Andrew Tunnicliffe considers how alternative risk transfer could provide a solution to this pandemic risk

  • Industry Matters

    What next for cat bonds?

    2006-04-01T00:00:00Z

    2005 was a big year for catastrophe bonds but is this set to continue? asks Christopher McGhee.

  • Industry Matters

    A chink in the FAIR act

    2006-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Without a federal claims fund many companies will continue to opt for bankruptcy as an asbestos liability solution, warn Robin Cantor and Michael Cook.

  • Features

    Clean up - the act

    2006-04-01T00:00:00Z

    New regulations to prevent money laundering in the US could indirectly impact reinsurers, warn Melvin Schwechter and Robert Woody

  • GR Focus

    The run-off gatekeeper

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Is the role of the broker that of doctor or mortician when it comes to the run-off market? ask Stephanie Mocatta and Richard Whatton

  • Industry Matters

    At a crossroads

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    To what extent should the US government be involved in insuring catastrophic risks? asks Ernie Csiszar.

  • Industry Matters

    Flying contradictions

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Four years of rate cuts in aviation reinsurance isn't putting off new entrants, says David Whiter.

  • GR Focus

    The catalyst for growth

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    What have been the key drivers that have seen the UK life run-off market double in size in only five years? Darryl Ashbourne provides his insight

  • Features

    Putting capital to the test

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    While capital adequacy proved fairly robust following another active hurricane season in 2005, greater consistency across capital models is needed, argues Vasilis Katsipis

  • Industry Matters

    To finality and beyond

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    The ‘reinsurance to close' market is not being actively serviced, believes Dermot Joyce.

  • Features

    Balancing risk and reward

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Increasingly insurers are employing economic capital as a measure of required capital and setting target rates of return on this capital Yet, a recent study questions whether there is sufficient understanding and buy-in to ensure that such frameworks are effective. Mark Train and Shyam Venkat consider the findings.

  • Industry Matters

    Middle Eastern appeal

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

    The London market is catering to a growing demand for specialist products in the Middle East, says Alan McGraw.

  • Features

    Coming of age

    2006-03-01T00:00:00Z

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

  • Features

    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

  • Industry Matters

    The Retro Reaction

    2006-02-01T00:00:00Z

    There is a new post-Katrina understanding of catastrophe exposure and retro prices are bound to seem severe as a result, explains Andrew Elliott

  • Industry Matters

    A Work in Progress

    2006-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Contract certainty is now a visable part of business processes for many London market insurers and reinsurers, says John Hobbs

  • Industry Matters

    A Lost Opportunity?

    2006-02-01T00:00:00Z

    The relief at TRIA's extension quickly turned to disappointment that more had not been done, says Laurie Kamaiko