Allstate has managed to both irritate state regulators and delight its shareholders in the past 12 months. Nick Thorpe delves into the background of this insurance behemoth.
The Class of 2005 have had an easy ride so far. Could 2008 be the year that finally tests them properly?
Plan to reinsure $800bn in securities turned down by one of three bond insurers
The recent Stoneridge decision has the potential to turn insurance class actions on their head
White Mountains Re weathered the stormy seasons of 2004 and 2005. But can it survive the softening markets? Nick Thorpe investigates.
The opening of the first London branch of GIC Re has far-reaching implications
Aon's fifteenth political risk map reveals some unnerving political and economic risk trends around the world
As Aon reveals a huge leap in electronic placing at the 1/1 renewals, does this solidify technology's place in the London Market?
Buffett could be called as witness in 2008's first major legal battle
MMC's downgrade tops off a troubled year of lawsuits and poor financial results
New research reveals that an adequate flood response plan can save businesses up to 70%
Reinsurer's are shifting their focus from maintaining credit ratings to shareholder satisfaction, according to Moody's
"Prepare don't panic" advise speakers at the PCI conference
Markel’s Paul Springman makes his 1/1 renewals predictions
Evolution is critical to the continued success of capital market solutions, says Pierre Ozendo
Behind bullish messages lie warnings of recession as the PCI Conference kicks off
Progress is taking place at a snail's pace, reveals congressman Barney Frank
The Bermudan Q3 results reveal that the hurricane season alone no longer dictates a reinsurer's success
The ACORD London forum has produced some controversial discussions
This year’s summer flooding in the UK has raised new concerns about insurers’ ability to deal with these extreme risks
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