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Political risks dominate WEF risk report

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.

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What insurers need to know about cyber risks

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

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Class action litigation spreading globally - Clyde & Co

The spread of collective redress around the world means risks and opportunities for liability underwriters

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Renewals: reinsurance demand up in a buyer’s market – Aon

Reinsurance capital fell in 2018, but demand remained high, particularly as pricing has stayed competitive, reinsurance broker Aon reported

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No climate change rise in hurricane activity – report

Global warming has not resulted in an increased in hurricanes and typhoons, according to a GWPF paper

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Bid to derail Swiss Re’s ReAssure IPO

Swiss Re’s plans to spin off a UK life and pensions business take a new turn

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Rates flat at renewals, ILS market halted

Contrasting realities and unchartered territory summed up Willis Re and JLT Re’s broker perspectives on 1/1 renewals

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GR Winter Edition 2018

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.

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Insurtech investment doubles, teams up with parametric

Willis Towers Watson recorded more than $1.3bn of insurtech funding in the third quarter, double the level a year previously

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