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AJG acquires Louisiana-based crop specialist

The Kirksey Agency operates across the South Central U.S.

Why risk-aware strategies are as important as ever

With the COVID-19 crisis continuing to lead to economic turmoil, insurers are taking a more risk-aware approach to their investment strategies, according to BlackRock.

Moody’s: P&C insurers face large losses from wildfires

The 2020 wildfire season in the Western U.S. could be an expensive one.

Optio expands PVT offering

Company to write political violence risks in North America.

The Changing Nature of Risk: The Cyber Risk Landscape

Guy Carpenter cyber leaders discuss this fast-evolving line.

Canopius appoints new President/CUO for U.S. side

Former Sompo executive joins as part of ambitious growth plans.

AM Best downgrades outlooks of Caribbean insurers

Rating agency downbeat about area due to economic conditions there.

Klisura appointed President of Guy Carpenter

Veteran Marsh executive to take over from October 1.

Reactions' September issue online now!

Latest edition includes the 2020 CEO Risk Forum, a gallery and round-up of the London Market Awards, and the cover interview with Sompo International Commercial P&C CEO Chris Gallagher.


A risk management framework for less liquid assets

SLC discusses the importance of a robust and holistic risk management framework.

How data can help insurers tackle the complexities of flood

By Arno Hilberts, Vice President – Model Development at RMS; Steffi Uhlemann-Elmer, Director – Product Management at RMS.

Adjusting amid the pandemic

Virtual property claims inspection technology matures just in time, given COVID-19 risks, says QBE.

CAT insurance: solutions for weathering the storms

Orchid Insurance fills in coverage gaps for residential, commercial property owners.

COVID-19 impact in other sectors can infect insurance industry

Kroll Bond Rating Agency's (KBRA) Peter Giacone on how second and third order impacts of the pandemic will affect the insurance industry.

Silent cyber – no longer silent?

Guy Carpenter executives explain how carriers’ appetite and new case law have led to clearer affirmation in cyber policies.

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.

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.


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.

Latest Issue

September 2020


In this month's Reactions

  • Cover interview with Sompo International Commercial P&C CEO Chris Gallagher
  • Reinsurance renewals in focus 
  • CEO Risk Forum 2020
  • London Market Awards gallery and round-up



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