Closing, or at least narrowing, the protection gap can seem like an insurmountable task as new breaches appear while existing ones prove tricky to pin down. But, say experts, including a director at The Geneva Association, addressing the gap is essential to preserve the integrity of the industry. Intelligent Insurer reports.
Claims professionals can get a bad rap but as Sue McCall, chair of the Society of Claims Professionals, tells Intelligent Insurer, it’s time for the profession to speak up about its achievements in the face of floods, fires and COVID-19.
Intelligent Insurer looks at some of the most interesting M&A re/insurance deals in the last year to find out how market consolidation will influence future business, as industry professionals tell us there are a lot more deals to come.
Legislators in the US have a fight on their hands if they think the insurance industry will agree to pay out on untenable claims without complaint, says one industry veteran, as he debunks the argument that the move is akin to TRIA. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Risk modeller AIR Worldwide is to use its expertise around the impact of climate on extreme weather to shed new light on the impact of weather systems on the spread of diseases such as COVID-19. Intelligent Insurer finds out more.
As economic output plummets, re/insurers are bracing themselves for a tough road ahead. Intelligent Insurer asks two industry experts what the biggest risks are and how the sector will tackle them.
As the economic fallout from the pandemic continues to grow, analysts have crunched the numbers to take an early temperature check for how hard the coronavirus will hit the industry. Intelligent Insurer finds out more.
As efforts to contain the coronavirus contagion continue to ramp up worldwide, re/insurance industry leaders are taking a number of actions to comply with movement restrictions, while ensuring AGMs meet regulatory requirements. But what are the rules in different jurisdictions. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Everyone is hoping that the outbreak of COVID-19 will be contained as swiftly as possible, with many countries advising precautionary measures, such as lockdown, for a minimum of 12 weeks to protect the vulnerable. The re/insurance industry can expect to feel the effects of this pandemic well beyond that. Intelligent Insurer reports.
The market reports a £2.5bn return to profit and improved underwriting performance, but the pandemic is already taking its toll hitting assets and refocusing future priorities. CEO John Neal says the outbreak will change the world and ways of working forever. Intelligent Insurer reports.