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SIRC 2022 will be an in-person event


The reinsurance conference is returning on 31 October to 3 November at Singapore’s Sands Expo & Convention Centre

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SIRC2021: Insurance industry is ‘an important partner’ for Asia’s economies – Singapore finance minister


The insurance industry is an important partner for Asia when it comes to the transition to a low carbon economy, according to Laurence Wong, minister of finance at the Monetary Authority of Singapore, the country’s central bank and financial regulatory authority.

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SIRC 2020 - COVID-19 a fractal shock to the reinsurance industry. Denis Kessler


A vast majority of risk can be visualised, but a virus spread is invisible, insidious and pernicious. People are infinitely more afraid of dangers they cannot see than the danger they can identify.

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SIRC 2020 opens with Deputy Prime Minister, Mr Heng Swee Keat


”Behind every crisis is an opportunity – I encourage all of you to make the best use of this conference, to brainstorm and share ideas, and work together to create a more resilient and better future for all of you.”

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There would be significant cyber losses in the next 10 years: Christian Mumenthalerm


“I’m not predicting it, but I think it’s likely that we’re going to have some significant cyber losses in the next 10 years, at some stage. I can’t say, we can cover all cyber risks in the next 20 years,” said Mumenthaler while speaking at a fireside chat at the ...

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‘SIRC 2020 Re-Mind’ – enthusiastic support for the first-ever (re)insurance industry virtual event!


Heading the distinguished panel of speakers assembled for this virtual event is Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for Economic Policies and Minister for Finance, Mr Heng Swee Keat who will deliver the Official Keynote Address and announce the launch of the Global-Asia Insurance Partnership (GAIP), a new global centre of ...


​‘SIRC 2020 Re-Mind’ - virtual event scheduled for 2 to 5 November 2020


‘SIRC 2020 Re-Mind’ – setting the standard for industry events in the future digital world! The COVID-19 outbreak has severely disrupted the global economy as well as livelihoods and provided an acid test on the resilience of businesses and people to adapt and respond positively to the changes and challenges ...

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AM Best discusses revised stable reinsurance outlook


Rating agency used the third day of the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC) to discuss its global reinsurance outlook

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Broker role under threat? - SIRC panel debate


A panel debate at the end of the SIRC conference asked whether traditional broking is dead and how it should evolve

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Asia remains “pivotal” to Neal’s Future at Lloyd’s plan


Lloyd’s CEO John Neal addressed SIRC 2019 about Asia’s place within the Blueprint One strategy for the future at Lloyd’s


Singapore pushing itself as ILS hub; new lines added to Belt & Road consortium


A government minister’s speech at SIRC 2019 emphasised three issuances so far, encouraging more Asian cat bond business to come to the Southeast Asian city-state


GR at SIRC 2019: Day 3 live & free to read


Catch up with all the news on the third day of the 16th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC)

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Pointless continuing reinsurance relationships on bad terms – PartnerRe’s Beedle


Pricing inadequacy means saying no to some business, stresses PartnerRe’s Asia Pacific CEO


GR at SIRC 2019: Day 2 live & free to read


Catch up with all the news on the second day of the 16th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC)

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The future of the industry - SIRC 2019 opening debate


This year’s event is “the largest SIRC ever”, organisers boast, welcoming 1,130 delegates from more than 400 organisations and 53 countries to Singapore


Hong Kong situation highlights competing regional hubs


Tony Gallagher, reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter’s CEO of Asia Pacific answers GR’s questions, as the region’s reinsurance players meet for the annual SIRC rendezvous in Singapore

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Axis Re targets Asian health business, sets new priorities amid shifting standards


China, India and Vietnam represent health reinsurance opportunities


GR at SIRC 2019: Day 1 live & free to read


Catch up with all the news from the first day of the 16th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC)

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Winds of change: 16th SIRC welcomes delegates with 2019 theme


Q&A with Marc Haushofer, SRA chairman and honorary advisor to the organising committee for the 16th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC)

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GIC Re: Pricing has not matched growth


Q&A with GIC Re General Manager Satyajit Tripathy, who explains that even after significant loss events Asian prices have barely budged

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FIDES 2019 schedule goes live; GR to publish dailies reporting live from Bolivia


The Bolivian Association of Insurers has published the programme of activities of the FIDES event to be held on 8-10 September 2019


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.


Typhoons creating demand for backup covers


Recent nat cat activity and particularly Typhoon Jebi in Japan have created demand for backup covers


GR SIRC 2018: day 3 live


Read the third and final day of GR’s coverage of the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference 2018

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ILS is needed to transfer cyber risk – AIG’s Duperreault


The ILS market needs to turn its guns on cyber risk, if the emerging threat is to be contained, Brian Duperreault told SIRC 2018

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Singapore’s finance minister opens SIRC 2018


Singapore’s minister of finance addressed SIRC 2018 as the official keynote speaker and guest of honour

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Regional hubs Dubai and Singapore have much in common


Roger Bickmore hosted a GR roundtable discussion at SIRC 2018 on the links between Asian reinsurance and MENA business


Six themes from NMG reinsurance study


A global study looking into the problems facing reinsurance has revealed six major challenges for the market to overcome.


China flood model “first of its kind” - JBA


JBA has released a new flood model for China, which it said is the first of its type


GR SIRC 2018: day 2 live


Read the second day of GR’s coverage of the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference 2018


GR SIRC 2018: day 1 live


Read the first day of GR’s coverage of the Singapore International Reinsurance Conference 2018

GR SIRC Special 2017

Global Reinsurance SIRC Special 2017


Download this year’s Global Reinsurance SIRC Special here - in these pages you will find analysis of Asia as a key growth area; tips on incorporating innovation into your workplace; and interviews with some of the region’s industry leaders, including MS Amlin’s James Few.


SIRC 2015: Emerging Asia reinsurance growth is world's fastest, says Arnoldussen

2015-11-03T10:47:00+00:00By Samera Owusu Tutu

The Munich Re board member says emerging Asia is fastest growing market

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SIRC 2015: Low rates the new normal, says Allianz chief Chris Fischer

2015-11-02T11:27:00+00:00By Samera Owusu Tutu

The cycles are gone, according to the Allianz group chief executive, and it’s time to find new ways of working

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Singapore International Reinsurance Conference 2015


Read features on infrastructure in Asia, Japanese M&A, the rise of captives, and consolidation in the region in our SIRC special


Singapore shifting from regional to global market, says MAS

2013-11-08T10:22:00+00:00By Sean Mooney Sydney

SIRC 2013 focuses on meeting and mitigating growth risks

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Singapore International Reinsurance Conference Special


This special Singapore International Reinsurance Conference issue of GR includes: insight on how to capitalise on Asian microinsurance growth; analysis of why the reigon needs more takaful regulation; focus on developments in insurance technology; and much more


Singapore conference to focus on mitigating growth risks

2013-10-30T11:21:00+00:00By Sean Mooney Sydney

SIRC PREVIEW: Close to 1,000 reinsurance executives will descend on Singapore next week