While still in its infancy, nanotechnology is poised to revolutionise the world of technology. But what are the risks associated with its development and are insurers and reinsurers ready? ask Harry Oellrich and Sandy Hauserman.
When markets are softening and the pressure is on, predictive modelling can help insurers secure the "right price" for individual risks. And, according to John Lucker, Catherine Barton and Mark Rothwell, it can benefit reinsurers too.
The London market seems to be blighted by past attempts to introduce technology to the industry. But as Nick Thorpe discovers from some of the market's leading technology providers, it's anything but doom and gloom.