All Reinsurance articles – Page 3

  • Supplements

    MultaQa: Market development

    2011-05-01T00:00:00Z

    MultaQa 2011 opened with an invitation to firms to list their business wishes, but what prospects are there for creating a market in Qatar that can fulfil them?

  • People & Opinion

    Weblog - May 2011

    2011-05-01T00:00:00Z

    While April saw no major catastrophes, reinsurers took a collective intake of breath as claims from the first quarter came flooding in. Balance sheets all round took a beating in Q1, but it wasn’t all bad news. Topping out our most popular stories this month was Hannover Re, which reported ...

  • Cedants

    Cedant Q&A: Michael Barber

    2011-04-15T00:00:00Z

    Twenty-five years with Aviva have taken Michael Barber from underwriting novice to reinsurance guru. A dedicated Manchester City follower, he tells us what lies behind his own game plan

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    First Lloyd’s coverholder launched in Russia

    2011-04-06T10:59:00Z

    Chaucer, Nakhodka Re and RFIB team up to form SeaLine

  • People & Opinion

    Up the ladder

    2011-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Flagstone Re's David Brown on the challenges and opportunities ahead

  • News

    Think globally, not locally

    2011-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Too much reliance was placed on New Zealand’s own perception of its hazards. A better understanding of risk differentiation is imperative and international reinsurers must put up a stronger challenge to any assumptions being made

  • Country Analysis

    Germany: standing firm

    2011-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Nobody would argue with Germany’s impressive show of strength through the financial crisis. But the fight isn’t over yet as interest rates drop, Solvency II steps up and Zurich emerges as a serious contender

  • People & Opinion

    Monty: Read all about it

    2011-04-01T00:00:00Z

    Our man takes a bookish turn this month, but fear not – he still has plenty of dirt to dish

  • People & Opinion

    In my view: That’s so 1850s…

    2011-03-04T00:00:00Z

    The reinsurance industry’s needs have changed since the 19th century, as has the technology available to it. So why are we still so technophobic?

  • People & Opinion

    Up the ladder

    2011-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Air Worldwide's Ming Lee on his journey to the top

  • Cedants

    Knowledge is power

    2011-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Data modelling has transformed the nature of reinsurance buying, with brokers frantically engaged in an ‘analytics arms race’. Four insiders gave us their take on this rapidly evolving industry

  • Country Focus

    Japan: Waiting for dawn

    2011-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Insurers in the land of the rising sun are taking a while to recover from the financial crisis, but Japan remains the fourth largest non-life insurance market in the world, with opportunities for those who dare

  • Lines & Risks

    These climes, they are a-changing

    2011-03-01T00:00:00Z

    Following a series of costly winter weather losses in Europe and North America, we look at whether recent cold snaps are an anomaly or part of a trend

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    Trans Re makes Lloyd’s investment

    2011-02-10T18:41:00Z

    Reinsurer’s 2010 profit dips 15.8%

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    Claims

    Peacetime settlements

    2011-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Litigation may be thin on the ground, but some recent landmark cases have set new standards for future disputes in the reinsurance sector

  • People & Opinion

    Up the ladder

    2011-02-01T00:00:00Z

    RMS's Hemant Shah talks us through his career

  • Cedants

    Love's labours

    2011-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Relationships are tricky at the best of times, but when the pressure is on, it’s those with strong foundations that survive. We give you some tips on keeping the magic alive with your business allies in a tough market

  • News

    Ups and downs of renewals

    2011-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Dwindling reinsurance rates may seem like bad news for reinsurers and good news for buyers, but the reality is less simple. Falling premiums are rebalancing the market, but could also result in less choice for cedants

  • Cedants

    Q&A with Robin Clark

    2011-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Aspen’s head of risk redistribution believes long-lasting relationships are vital to success in the industry, which is why he has devoted almost four decades to working in the reinsurance sector

  • Cedants

    Cedant Q&A: Mike Watson

    2011-02-01T00:00:00Z

    Recently installed as the first reinsurance manager for Mitsui Sumitomo Underwriting at Lloyd’s, Mike Watson holds an unusual position in the market. Here he shares his thoughts on the year ahead