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40th and Farewell: Reactions' Final Edition

Going out on a high note with a jam-packed anniversary issue.

Investment Gains Boost Travelers Q4 Results

Combined ratio improves to 88.7%.

Australia Hail Storms Cost Insurers in 2020

Three days of carnage in January left nearly A$2bn market loss.

Brazil’s Reinsurers Struggle Amid COVID-19

Economic uncertainty leads AM Best to maintain its negative outlook.

Premium Growth in India Holds up Despite Downturn

Solvency concerns remain among carriers however, Moody’s says.

COVID-19 Trio Tops Global Business Risks

Long underestimated pandemic risk rockets to No. 1 in rankings.

Rating Actions Unlikely After BI Ruling

But claims costs will rise as a result of the decision, Fitch says.

UK Insurers on the Hook for Pandemic BI Claims

Litigation landslide on the way as Supreme Court finds for policyholders.

Arch Insurance Enters U.S. Home Warranty Business

“Underwriting only” partnership approach ready to go for 50 states.

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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.

How European insurance regulators are responding to climate risk

By Michael Lewis, Head of ESG Thematic Research; Murray Birt, Senior ESG Strategist; Marlon Rockenfeller, Head of Insurance Strategy & Advisory, EMEA & APA; and Thomas Gillmann, Insurance Strategy & Advisory, EMEA & APAC.

Silent cyber – no longer silent?

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

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.

Interviews

Catlin: Pool Re could be holding company for Pandemic Re

Terrorism reinsurance mutual could be the basis of a wider systemic risk reinsurer of last resort.

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.

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January 2021

Final Issue Cover  

In this month's final issue of Reactions:

  • The 40 most influential figures
  • The 40 most impactful events 
  • Exclusive interview: Pat Ryan
  • Reinsurance Renewals in focus
  • Aviation market report
  • Event Cancellation market report

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