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Reactions from the global insurance market

  • Neal targets careful QBE growth

    05 May 2016

    Three years after launching its new strategy to strengthen and consolidate its operations, QBE is beginning to see the benefits.

  • Garry Booth comment: Benmosche bio on AIG - FREE

    04 May 2016

    If Carl Icahn is looking for holiday reading he might consider ordering the recently released autobiography of the late Bob Benmosche, writes Garry Booth, Reactions' contributing editor.

  • GoM windstorm faces difficult renewals

    05 May 2016

    These are troubling times for energy re/insurers covering Gulf of Mexico windstorm, facing an eroded premium base, cheap pricing, and still earning back 2008 claims, in a sector overdue another large loss.

  • JLT Specialty USA aims for more additions

    04 May 2016

    The broker’s US retail operations continue to enjoy a successful start to life with the business expecting to add further staff in the coming months.

  • D&I: Waiting for the wall to fall

    05 May 2016

    More women in senior leadership roles can increase a company’s bottom line, but after years of speechmaking and discussion the sector is still underachieving.

  • Legal survey 2016: Better call who?

    05 May 2016

    What does the re/insurance market value most from the partners it works with to meet its legal needs? The Reactions Legal Survey 2016 asked for some answers.

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Latest News by Sector

North America

  • Everest forms risk management unit

    24 May 2016

    Everest Insurance has formed a new business unit, Everest Risk Management, to be headed by David Sandler.

  • Munich Re issues $190m cat bond

    24 May 2016

    The Ireland-domiciled Queen Street XII Re transfers a mix of US hurricane and European windstorm risk and was structured by Munich Re.

Casualty/liability

  • Reactions unveils LatAm winners

    20 May 2016

    Reactions announced the winners of its 2016 Latin American Insurance and Reinsurance Awards at a glitzy evening at the Ritz-Carlton in Miami's South Beach.

  • LatAm PI market to grow - Chubb

    19 May 2016

    Far-reaching corruption scandals and economic uncertainty mean a boom for Latin America’s growing professional indemnity (PI) liability market.

Bermuda

  • Duperreault back on the offensive - FREE

    18 May 2016

    Brian Duperreault’s re/insurer is making inroads, via its Hamilton at Lloyd’s venture, in Bermuda, and through its collaboration with AIG to corner US SME business.

  • Fidelis Insurance hires CIO

    16 May 2016

    Laurent Jeanmart has joined start-up re/insurer Fidelis as its chief investment officer, succeeding Ed Russell.

Property-catastrophe

  • Aon releases enhanced Polish flood model

    24 May 2016

    Aon Benfield has enhanced its flood model to better calculate the financial losses caused by floods in Poland for the first time since 2004.

  • Munich Re issues $190m cat bond

    24 May 2016

    The Ireland-domiciled Queen Street XII Re transfers a mix of US hurricane and European windstorm risk and was structured by Munich Re.

Europe

Financial management

Lloyd's and London Market

Legal and regulation

  • Fed serves notice on new SIFI rules

    24 May 2016

    The US Federal Reserve's board governor Daniel Tarullo has announced that new risk-based capital rules for SIFIs will be announced shortly.

  • AIA hopeful about Fed’s new rules

    23 May 2016

    The president and CEO of the American Insurance Association is cautiously optimistic about new Federal Reserve regulations.

  

   
May 2016 
In this month's Reactions
 Gulf of Mexico
 Political risk focus
 Terrorism risk high
 QBE CEO interview


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