China’s Belt and Road Initiative, the economic project which aims to recreate the ancient Silk Road that linked Europe to Asia, needs protecting. ILS could provide the perfect solution, as Kirill K. Savrassov, chief executive of Phoenix CRetro Reinsurance Company, tells Intelligent ILS.
Tom Johansmeyer, head of PCS at Verisk, investigates the chances of the ILS market’s hitting a $1 billion cyber risk loss this year.
In a competitive market ‘specialisation can already be seen’.
Dominic Wheatley, chief executive of Guernsey Finance, explains how recent developments in Guernsey have left the jurisdiction stronger and ready for growth in insurance-linked securities and reinsurance.
Everyone is talking about insurtech, but apart from its being a useful portmanteau term, does the reality live up to the hype that surrounds it? Intelligent Insurer asks those in the know.
US insurers face a unique set of challenges as they consider their growth strategies. Tom Hettinger of Guy Carpenter explains his company’s innovative tool GC Mosaic which helps clients make better growth decisions based on analytics and real data, to Intelligent Insurer.
Reinsurance trust agreements have gradually grown in usage by the industry over the past two decades, which is also the length of time that Robert Quinn, vice president in the insurance collateral solutions team at Wilmington Trust, has been working in this sector. He sat down with Intelligent Insurer to discuss how the sector has changed in that time and how he turns challenges into opportunities.
As reinsurers and buyers begin their annual negotiations leading to the year-end renewal, there seems to be a consensus that the losses of recent years will lead to rate increases as long as this applies to those other buyers, as Intelligent Insurer finds.
The 16th Singapore International Reinsurance Conference (SIRC) promises an agenda filled with top re/insurance execs from the region discussing this year’s theme: Winds of Change.
Even after years of experience, senior underwriters can still spend a large part of their day doing the administrative tasks that they were taught early in their careers. AntWorks, a global artificial intelligence (AI) and intelligent automation company, can transform the way they spend their time.