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Hyperion appoints new FP Marine CEO

The new chief executive joins as the broking firm restructures into Hyperion's RKH Specialty business.

Carnegie-Brown new Lloyd's chairman Group chairman Bruce Carnegie-Brown will become Lloyd's of London's new chairman in June.

Ironshore raises terror capacity to $400m

Ironshore has become the latest firm to beef up its terror offerings, following several high-profile attacks over the past few years.

RSA expands African business

The London insurer has expanded its African business to five new countries at the same time as it withdraws from other regions.

UK P&I posts initial renewal results

The club has not seen a deterioration in loss prevention precautions.

New Chaucer CEO appointed

The Hanover has appointed John Fowle as the chief executive of Chaucer Syndicates.

Euler Hermes appoints UK, Ireland CEO

Trade credit insurer Euler Hermes has hired Milo Bogaerts as its CEO for the UK and Ireland.

Markel promotes leader to streamline product lines

Ashley Dillon has been promoted by Markel to be an underwriting assurance director on the US insurer’s product leadership team.

Chubb appoints COO in Europe

The US insurer has promoted one of its own as a new chief operating officer for Continental Europe.


1/1 Renewals: the cycle is not dead

Reserve development is a rising concern, but with so much capacity in play the market has still not yet turned.

Editor's comment: The three Rs

Three Rs for reinsurers to consider: reserving, run-off and renewals, writes David Benyon.

Managing editor's comment: a look ahead

Christopher Munro highlights what to expect in 2017.

Garry Booth comment: responding to AI

Artificial intelligence threatens traditional relationships but brings new accuracy.

Full spectrum: reflecting on ILS innovation

Collateralised re, cat bond lite and sidecars are on an ILS continuum that continues to broaden.

ILS London: balancing prudence with innovation

Problems arise with the PRA’s efforts towards making London an ILS hub.

The Polar Code: Bringing order at sea

As the Arctic opens up to shipping, new international rules are helping insurers mitigate risks.

The NFIP expands US flood reinsurance buying

The latest deal to transfer US flood risk paves the way for similar transactions to follow in its footsteps.

Absestos: A grim legacy that keeps on giving  

Unpredictable liability claims will haunt insurers for years to come.

Premia Re launches in run-off market

The run-off market welcomed the new entrant in January, amid talk of a renaissance.

GDPR: grappling with personal data

Firms have one year to change the way they work or face significant fines in Europe.

Brexit realities are sinking in

Insurers are struggling with the implications of Brexit, but time is running out.

Bermuda navigates stormy waters

Political shifts in the US mean storm clouds are on the horizon in Bermuda.

NYS cyber regs still prove troublesome

Cyber regulations in New York State have been relaxed, but issues remain for insurers.

SunTrust: ILS in 2017 - evolution not revolution?

Parri Spector and Donny Tong of SunTrust are cautiously optimistic about ILS market prospects. Sponsored by SunTrust.

Riskbitz February 2017

Your favourite re/insurance satire, by Riskbitz.

Editor's comment: ghosts of re/insurance future

Reflecting on a tumultuous 2016, David Benyon looks at the dangers ahead.

Managing editor's comment: a glance back at 2016…  

Christopher Munro looks at the re/insurance industry this year and mulls over market changes.

Latest Issue

February 2017


In this month's Reactions

  • Race to reinsure India
  • The Polar Code
  • ILS market evolution
  • January renewals

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