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NOAA expects ‘above-normal’ Atlantic hurricane season

Forecast is for three to six major hurricanes this year.

Mortgage reinsurers braced for losses – AM Best

Reinsurers have been taking on more risk over the last five years.

Thriving in a tough environment

The MGU business model is agile enough to continue growing while others struggle, according to Brad Emmons, President & CEO of Orchid Underwriters.

Industry groups float proposal for federal pandemic program

NAMIC, APCIA and the Big ‘I’ unveil new, one-price plan involving FEMA.

Verisk issues new COVID-19 spread projection

Data analytics provider releases new estimate based on modelling unit.

R&Q appoints new CFO

Joins from Bank of America.

Cyber firm Coalition gets $90mn boost

Influx of equity capital to fuel expansion, new products.

Liberty Mutual Appoints New CUO for Global Risk Solutions

David T. Perez most recently served as Chief Underwriting Officer for North America.

Handling claims in a COVID hurricane

The pandemic crisis could help change the way post-disaster assessments are made, according to PCS.

Comments

Editor's note: You get what you pay for

Granting coverage that wasn't accounted for is wrong in every sense of the word.

Building the Future

The need for U.S. infrastructure investment is now greater than ever, says Swiss Re's Greg Schiffer.

Be strong. Be fair. Be creative.

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

Why ‘PRIA’ can’t just be TRIA

The federal backstop cannot serve as an off-the-shelf solution for Pandemic Risk Insurance, Jason Schupp writes.

Editor's comment: IAUSA is a game-changer

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

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.

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.

Garry Booth comment: Fort McMurray wake-up - FREE

Under successive leaders, Canada has been one of the worst performers on the global stage in terms of climate protection.

Garry Booth comment: Benmosche bio on AIG - FREE

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.

Interviews

Asset class spotlight: fixed income

DWS executives weigh in on how investment strategies have adapted in a highly volatile period.

Talking cyber and mindful mitigation

AIG’s Greg Vernaci on cyber liability pricing, affirming coverage and why ransomware needs to be considered a top threat by all organisations.

Rolling with the changes

RPS President Joel Cavaness discusses how the E&S business faces one of its biggest challenges to date.

One plus one equals (much) more

Bryan Sanders explains the combination of Markel's Assurance, Specialty U.S. insurance divisions.

Changing risks, challenging times

Alan Jay Kaufman, Chairman, President and CEO of H.W. Kaufman Group, discusses the current state of the market and mitigating against COVID-19 developments.

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.

Insurance investments: Surviving the storm

Insurers will be watching their portfolios carefully as the COVID-19 crisis continues.

Retracing steps on the path to tech transformation

Sastry Durvasula, Marsh’s Chief Digital Officer, shares his journey from American Express into insurance, and how the industry should recruit for the workforce of the future.

Kathleen Savio: All In

Safeguarding tomorrow begins with today’s mindful efforts in action, says Zurich North America's CEO.

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May 2020

 

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  • Insurance CIO perspectives
  • Construction market review
  • LatAm in focus

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