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AM Best changes Aspen outlooks to negative

Rating agency points to losses over last three years that have eroded capital.

COVID-19 puts hard stop on Japan's motor insurers

Market had been stagnating anyway before virus hit.

Be strong. Be fair. Be creative.

Reactions’ Editor-in-Chief on why right now, a little mercy can go a long way.

COVID-19: the ultimate disruptor

Contributing Editor Garry Booth discusses the pandemic's far-reaching effects.

Compre appoints new chief development officer

Iacovides to join the company in June.

Reactions' April issue online now!

Issue includes analysis of how risk managers are responding to the COVID-19 crisis, as well as special sections devoted to the broking sector and cyber market.

Nexus Group subsidiary completes Howden deal

Xenia Broking Group finalises acquisition of Howden’s trade credit business.

Trilogy MGA sold by R&Q

Business will retain the Lloyd’s and company market carrier support under new owner.

The vultures circle: Staying cyber-safe remotely

As the working world goes online to beat the coronavirus, some hackers are seeking to profit. Here’s how to beat them.

Comments

Editor's comment: IAUSA is a game-changer

Reactions editor Shawn Moynihan looks at how the Insurance Apprenticeship USA scheme could boost recruitment issues.

Editor's comment: What’s good for the Beatle …

Why Bermuda remains inspiring for Reactions’ Editor-in-Chief.

Editor's comment: What does the future have in store?

Reaction's editor Andrew Putwain reflects on his experiences in the market thus far.

Editor's comment: GDPR: which insurer will be whacked first?

Financial institutions are in a tizzy regarding the EU's General Data Protection Regulation due to its steep fines and extensive requirements- who will be the first insurers to feel the sting?

Editor's comment: What could have been...

Reactions editor Christopher Munro considers what might have been with England at the World Cup and Bermuda's role in the re/insurance industry.

Senior reporter comment: After Brexit - FREE

It’s no exaggeration to say that in London on the morning of Friday June 24, there was an outbreak of grief, heartbreak and tears, following the news that Brexit had triumphed in the referendum and the UK was set to leave the EU.

Americas editor comment: Brexit's North American impact - FREE

The implications of the UK’s vote to leave the EU on the North American re/insurance industry remains opaque.

Editor's comment: Protectionism and Brexit - FREE

Protectionism is about the worst enemy that re/insurance faces, aside from Armageddon at the hands of war or natural catastrophe.

Garry Booth comment: Future shock warning - FREE

Some of what Alvin Toffler, author of influential book Future Shock, said about society could be applied to the insurance industry’s state of mind.

Interviews

When is a Hippo a unicorn?

A look at the homeowners InsurTech’s latest plans, which include expanding its footprint with a bit of assistance.

Q&A: Asset adaptation - the way forward

Insurers are adapting their investment portfolios to enhance returns, optimise capital and improve overall resilience, according to Moiz Khan, Investment Strategist at Aviva Investors.

Saying ‘Hello’ in LatAm

Industry veteran Manuel Almenara discusses Hello ZUM, an InsurTech solution designed as a distribution facilitation tool.

Munich Re betting on Lloyd’s ‘return to innovation’

Munich Re’s Dominick Hoare discusses with Mark Richardson the firm's Syndicate in a Box strategy.

Cover interview: Tony Kuczinski

Tony Kuczinski, President/CEO of Munich Re U.S. Holding, articulates the evolution of both primary-side players and reinsurers.

Earned perspective - AIG's Duffy on Bermuda

Catherine Duffy, Country Manager of Bermuda for AIG’s General Insurance business, reflects on her decades in the industry.

Adaptation: The key to Assurant's future

CEO Alan Colberg outlines the changes brought to its management structure, its risk selection and its embrace of new technologies.

Mount Agnung losses expected to be low so far

A major eruption of Mount Agnung in Indonesia could cause more than $70bn in economic losses, but insured losses are expected to be low.

MMC Q3 results hit market expectations

Earnings per share ticked up to $0.79 for the quarter while underlying revenue at Guy Carp increased by 4% on the prior year period.

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April 2020

   

In this month's Reactions

  • Cover feature on risk managers' approach to COVID-19
  • Insurance broking forum
  • Cyber market review
  • Coronavirus industry impact analysis

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