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COVID-19’s effect limited on P&C industry’s Q1 results

Net underwriting income improved significantly, says AM Best.

Capsicum Re creates tool to deal with ransomware threat

New model to help deal with perfect storm facing insurers.

Canopius strengthens Asia Pacific team

New casualty underwriter joins from AXA XL.

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Mortgage reinsurers braced for losses – AM Best

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

Industry groups float proposal for federal pandemic program

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

British pubs, breweries band together to demand BI payouts

A unified group representing 50k pubs, 2k brewers wants relief, and wants it now.

Aviva estimates £200m in COVID-19 BI claims

Estimates overall claims bill at £160m including some favourable product line impact.

Verisk issues new COVID-19 spread projection

Data analytics provider releases new estimate based on modelling unit.

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.

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.

Small business, big exposure

Ransomware attacks: A million-dollar threat for SMEs.

ESG: The hidden D&O/E&O risk

Ascot’s Kenny Li talks about what can happen when asset managers invest outside their mandate.

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.

Reactions April digital issue online now!

This month's magazine issue celebrates 35 years of Reactions, plus features on terrorism, Iran sanctions, reinsurance broking and the run-off market.

Interviews

Life’s a Beach

Rise in demand, Aon/Willis deal paint a rosier picture for reinsurance broking, says Beach CEO Jason Howard.

Postlewhite: Leading in the age of COVID-19

QBE Re’s new Managing Director discusses taking on the position during the coronavirus and how it will affect the reinsurance sector.

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.

BMS’ Cook vows COVID-19 won’t stop recruitment drive

Growing broker to continue building out global platform as it looks to benefit from any Aon-Willis talent fallout.

Rolling with the changes

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

BGCI: Coronavirus won't halt M&A plans

Broking group eyes opportunities from the Aon-Willis merger, including Miller.

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.

Inefficiencies need not be endemic of Lloyd's - Victor

New syndicate 2288 will be about “trying to reinvent insurance for the modern age,” says Victor International’s president.

Assessing the aviation broking landscape post-JLT sale

Peter Elson, CEO of Gallagher Aerospace, discusses with Mark Richardson why expanded competition among brokers in this challenged line is good for clients – and business.

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  • Construction market review
  • LatAm in focus

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