Polarisation of politics and societies, and a weakening of the rules-based international system were headline threats in this year’s Global Risks Report 2019, published by the World Economic Forum as policymakers met in Davos.
In a digitally-connected world, cyber risks are growing in frequency and impact. Swiss Re cyber experts Maya Bundt and Eric Durand drill down on what needs to be done to protect insurers against the impending risk
Reinsurance capital fell in 2018, but demand remained high, particularly as pricing has stayed competitive, reinsurance broker Aon reported
Global warming has not resulted in an increased in hurricanes and typhoons, according to a GWPF paper
Swiss Re’s plans to spin off a UK life and pensions business take a new turn
Contrasting realities and unchartered territory summed up Willis Re and JLT Re’s broker perspectives on 1/1 renewals
Read the Q4 edition of GR, including features on wildfire, pandemic risk to mark the 100 year anniversary of Spanish influenza, and a roundup of coverage from Monte, Baden and SIRC.
Willis Towers Watson recorded more than $1.3bn of insurtech funding in the third quarter, double the level a year previously