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  • Baden Baden Newsletter Link To Day 3

    22 October 2014

    http://www.reactionsnet.com/pdf/Reactions/BB_Day3_LR.pdf

  • Baden Baden Newsletter Link To Day Two

    21 October 2014

    http://www.reactionsnet.com/pdf/Reactions/BB_Day2_LR.pdf

  • Baden Baden Newsletter Link to Day One

    21 October 2014

    http://www.reactionsnet.com/pdf/Reactions/BB_Day1_LR.pdf

  • Time Running Out For Tria

    14 October 2014

    Congress is quickly running out of time if it is to pass a bill extending the Terrorism Risk Insurance Act (Tria).

  • US Casualty: An increasingly hot market

    14 October 2014

    Casualty reinsurance may well be the next target for the excess capital that has sunk property catastrophe rates in recent years. Victoria Beckett reports.

  • Broker opportunities on the rise

    14 October 2014

    There are significant opportunities in the (re)insurance broking market, for both large and smaller players, to expand their businesses.

  • Assessing capital moves

    14 October 2014

    Guy Carpenter Securities global head of ILS distribution, Chi Hum, sat down with Reactions at the Rendez-vous meeting in Monte Carlo in September to discuss what happens when capital moves en masse into the market and the affect that is having on the (re)insurance industry

  • Lloyd's FC beats Oxford University 3-1

    12 October 2014

    Match Report: Lloyd's FC beats Oxford University 3-1 with man of the match going to Callum Bennett of Novae.

  • Lloyd's FC beats Aon 3-2 to start season

    08 October 2014

    Lloyd's Football Club kicked off the season with a bang beating Aon 3-2 and celebrated in style by throwing a party for the London Market.

  • Dodd-Frank additions slow progress

    07 October 2014

    Both houses of Congress have passed a bill lowering the capital standards requirements for insurers under Dodd- Frank, however additions to the bill passed in the House of Representatives have slowed its progress.

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Latest News by Sector

North America

  • Ace may exclude Ebola claims

    22 October 2014

    Ace may start using policy exclusions against some Ebola claims and two brokers have launched a business interruption product for companies that may be impacted by the deadly disease.

  • Ace net income declines

    22 October 2014

    Switzerland-based re/insurer Ace saw net income decline year on year during Q3, although operating income improved.

Casualty/liability

  • Ace may exclude Ebola claims

    22 October 2014

    Ace may start using policy exclusions against some Ebola claims and two brokers have launched a business interruption product for companies that may be impacted by the deadly disease.

  • LTC warning from Swiss Re's Sigma

    22 October 2014

    The cost of long-term care (LTC) is set to grow rapidly over the next 15 years, and the private insurance sector has a role to play, according to the latest Sigma report from Swiss Re

Bermuda

  • Ace net income declines

    22 October 2014

    Switzerland-based re/insurer Ace saw net income decline year on year during Q3, although operating income improved.

  • Bermuda's Gonzalo losses may reach $400m

    22 October 2014

    Insured losses in Bermuda from hurricane Gonzalo range from $200m to $400m catastrophe modeller AIR Worldwide has estimated.

Property-catastrophe

Europe

  • Ace may exclude Ebola claims

    22 October 2014

    Ace may start using policy exclusions against some Ebola claims and two brokers have launched a business interruption product for companies that may be impacted by the deadly disease.

  • Ace net income declines

    22 October 2014

    Switzerland-based re/insurer Ace saw net income decline year on year during Q3, although operating income improved.

Financial management

  • Ace net income declines

    22 October 2014

    Switzerland-based re/insurer Ace saw net income decline year on year during Q3, although operating income improved.

  • Cost of doing business rises in UAE

    22 October 2014

    According to a new report from Clyde & Co, a number of new and heightened costs are to be borne by brokers.

Lloyd's and London Market

  • Gonzalo causes flight disruption in UK

    22 October 2014

    The tail-end of Hurricane Gonzalo that passed Bermuda last week has caused widespread disruption in the UK including flight cancellations.

  • Job moves at QBE

    21 October 2014

    QBE has named a number of new appointments in its International Casualty Division.

Legal and regulation

  • Cost of doing business rises in UAE

    22 October 2014

    According to a new report from Clyde & Co, a number of new and heightened costs are to be borne by brokers.

  • DAS UK suspends CEO Paul Asplin

    22 October 2014

    Paul Timmins, the unit's chief operating officer, has been appointed as acting CEO, the company said in a statement on its website on Tuesday.

22 Oct 2014

In Wednesday's Baden Baden newsletter
Cedants push on t's & c's
Tom Bolt
Systemic cyber-risk
Flood Re UK

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