Reinsurance

  • Online only

    Munich Re acquires Windsor Health

    2010-10-26T10:05:00Z

    Reinsurer pushes forward with plans for expansion in the US Medicare market

  • Online only

    Baden-Baden: Junge renamed Cooper Gay Germany

    2010-10-25T08:03:00Z

    Reinsurance division of Junge & Co in rebrand

  • Ben Dyson, assistant editor
    People & Opinion

    Leader: Can we stop the slide?

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    The true test of underwriting discipline will be how companies behave as rates continue to soften

  • Claims

    Should we stay or go?

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    Increased claims for injury are affecting UK reinsurers, and new court-imposed periodical payment orders are proving expensive. Some talk of leaving the UK market, but is there also a chance of growth?

  • Cedants roundtable, October 2010
    Analysis

    What cedants want

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    Trust, flexibility, security of capital and acute awareness that begins at the underwriting stage are all key to confidence in the relationship between cedants and reinsurers. Global Reinsurance joined players from both perspectives to share insights at a roundtable discussion

  • Cartoonist: Patrick Blower
    People & Opinion

    In my view: You can’t be too careful

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    With a soft market seeming inevitable, businesses will have to rely for survival on good practice built since the chaos of the late 1990s. But both brokers and underwriters will also need to adopt unprecedented levels of care and caution

  • Supplements

    Asia perils: Bespoke modelling

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    Asia’s use of catastrophe models is increasingly sophisticated, but the industry still has some way to go to make the most of the concept

  • Pensions Insight
    Supplements

    Asia perils: The next peak

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    China is vulnerable to every kind of natural disaster, especially in the new boom cities and on the coast. With recent disasters raising the profile of insurance, the rapidly maturing market is set to develop shared strategies

  • Supplements

    Asia perils: Q&A with David Smith

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    EQECAT’s senior vice-president discusses risk modelling in a region exposed to every natural catastrophe going

  • Supplements

    Asia perils: Aftershock alert

    2010-10-05T00:00:00Z

    The catalogue of natural catastrophes in 2010, in Asia and elsewhere, seems unlikely to translate into firmer rates at the 1 January reinsurance renewals. But the rise of Asian megacities leaves the region vulnerable