Regulation changes in Australia has meant the re-examination of capital strategies by those managing run-offs, explains Peter Aroney.
Trevor Maynard looks at the possible consequences of climate change for insurers.
Despite the widely-held belief to the contrary, the captive market is still ripe for growth, especially in Europe, explains Andrew Tunnicliffe.
Takaful insurance looks set to be the fastest growing sector in coming years, predict Phillip Thorpe and Fetooh Al Zayani.
The world's most populous nation is also one of the world's most deadly, says Dr Paul Burton.
A bold move by Lloyd's of London has prompted the spotlight to fall on the Cayman Islands. Warren Cabral finds out why.
Is there a clear reason why offshore reinsurance centres are becoming so attractive? asks Kenneth McKenzie.
New developments in urban flood risk modelling could help risk managers underwrite in previously “at risk” areas, explains Dr Justin Butler.
If 2006 is another loss-making year, Habib Kattan predicts retro will change for good.
Has the traditional focus on London as a centre for run-off been at the expense of up-and-coming Nordic countries? Johan Lagerwall thinks so.
Dr Steve Smith examines why this year's so far benign hurricane season is not living up to expectations.
Contract clauses need to be water tight to stand up to possible litigation explains Claire Walter.
Alex Letts lists the benefits of peer-to-peer trading for the London market.
Jeff Mohrenweiser looks at the increasingly sophisticated capital requirement models employed by the reinsurance industry.
As Sarbanes Oxley celebrates its fourth birthday, Craig Scarr looks at the progress of non-US companies so far.
Josette Nouguier and Jean-Louis Marsaud examine the EC proposal for a directive on floods.
The underinsurance of property risk is impacting both global and local markets says Tony Boobier.
At this year's Rendez-Vous de Septembre it will be “supermodels” of a different kind that will dominate discussions, explains Geoff Kinsella.
Insurers, consumers and government all play key roles in catastrophe preparation, mitigation and recovery, says Ernst Csiszar.
The reinsurance side-car market is becoming an increasingly desirable way to spread risk, explains Alan Murray.
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