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AM Best affirms ratings of Fairfax & subsidiaries

Stable credit rating given in addition to affirmation.

Aon releases June global catastrophe recap report

Various disasters covered in report, including $1.25bn damage from Canada hailstorm.

American Club & ABSG: maritime cyber security important

Two join forces in call for more education and training plus insurance guidance.

Non-life premium levels to remain stable in 2020 - Swiss Re

Sigma report predicts only a 0.1% contraction in non-life premium this year due to market hardening.

Genworth Mortgage completes reinsurance transaction

Genworth Financial subsidiary announces completion of transaction.

AXA XL completes reinsurance transaction with MGA

Collateralised reinsurance agreement agreed for auto portfolio.

Pool Re subsidiary creates new monthly threat report

Report will look at latest terrorism threats and other aspects.

MarketScout claims US insurers eyeing rate increases

Some lines seeing aggressive rate increases , according to Dallas-based company.

Argo to search for new CFO

Company tweaks leadership team as CFO Bullock departs.

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.

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: 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.

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.

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.

Keeping up with the complex risk landscape as a CRO

Today’s chief risk officers operate in a more dynamic environment than ever, says Frieder Knüpling, Group CRO at SCOR and chair of the CRO Forum.

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.

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.

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.

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May 2020

 

In this month's Reactions

  • Special report on the impact of COVID-19
  • Insurance CIO perspectives
  • Construction market review
  • LatAm in focus

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