Risk Management

  • Lines & Risks

    Unrest: On a knife edge


    As civil unrest escalates and political regimes across North Africa and the Middle East are shaken, how is the reinsurance market feeling the impact?

  • Cedants

    Cedant Q&A: Michael Barber


    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

  • Twitter
    Lines & Risks

    When tweets go bad


    Social media platforms such as Facebook and Twitter are providing companies with new ways to boost their profile and connect with customers. But, as the WikiLeaks scandal proves, Web 2.0 has its risks – and that’s where (re)insurers can help

  • Online only

    Risk managers urge Brazil to spike new rules


    Impending reinsurance regulation will “increase the cost of insurance”

  • News Agenda

    Retro revolution


    Fully collateralised catastrophe cover has helped to fill some of the pressing needs of the retro market since the hurricanes of 2005 dented capacity. But is it still too far outside the mainstream to achieve the key players’ goal of meeting all buyers’ reinsurance needs?

  • Cedants

    Cedant Q&A: Mike Watson


    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

  • Claims

    Take cover


    The threat of terrorist attacks – both regional and global – is never far from the headlines. But it is an evolving picture that places ever-changing demands on the reinsurance sector

  • Supplements

    Asia perils: Q&A with David Smith


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