Crystal ball future

Is our future obscured by the past?

While the past may be our best guide to the future, it offers no assurance that the increased severity we are seeing in claim costs is under control, says Thomas Greene, head of casualty – reinsurance, Liberty Mutual Re

Eric SUGIER

Why surprise can move a market

Unmodelled events – or even part-modelled events – have the potential to affect both reinsurance and retrocession markets in ways that are hard to predict, writes Eric Sugier, Head of Property, Liberty Mutual Re