We are in a soft market and, according to a recent report by Standard & Poor’s, reinsurers are looking to both retrocession and ILS to mitigate the negative implications of that soft market on their profitability, says Clive O'Connell of McCarthy Denning.
Many of the names remained the same, but second-quarter cat bond issuance activity was different from the norm, says Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president, reinsurance services, marketing at ISO/Verisk Insurance Solutions.
The free trading of catastrophe risk on electronic platforms could be a major disruptor to the reinsurance market, says Clive O'Connell of McCarthy Denning.
Clear and unambiguous wording of trigger clauses in ILS contracts is vital to their success, says Clive O’Connell of McCarthy Denning.
The ILS sector is still growing fast, and the London Market should be at the forefront of its development, but there are problems to overcome says Clive O’Connell of McCarthy Denning.
Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president, reinsurance services, marketing at ISO/Verisk Insurance Solutions, debunks the five top myths of exchange-traded risk, an idea whose time has come once again.
Tom Johansmeyer, AVP – reinsurance services, marketing at ISO/Verisk Insurance Solutions, takes a look at the issues surrounding exchange-traded risks and the best way to make the market in them work.
With big data now a hot topic for insurers, Zack Schmiesing, director of thought leadership at Verisk Commercial Property, takes a look at some of the pitfalls that await the unwary.
With the end of year renewals approaching, Tom Johansmeyer, AVP – reinsurance services, marketing at ISO/Verisk Insurance Solutions, lists what the ILS industry needs to have on its "To do" list.
In this month’s insurance-linked securities (ILS) blog, Clive O’Connell, partner, Goldberg Segalla, talks about the scope of the ILS market, and whether it is destined to remain a niche offering.