With time to reflect on what has been an unprecedented year, re/insurance industry leaders share their thoughts on the highs and lows of 2020 from rising rates and an increase in scrutiny of ESG policies to the accelerated use of technology.
As the world attempts to find a way of understanding, managing, and transferring the risk associated with pandemics, much can be learned from the extensive work the insurance industry has done to better handle cyber risk, says a new report by CyberCube, with contributions from Munich Re and Metabiota.
In a webinar hosted by Intelligent Insurer’s Re/insurance Lounge, AkinovA CEO Henri Winand and Kirill Savrassov of Phoenix CRetro explored the possibilities for ILS to expand into new geographies and lines of business.
The sum.cumo Insurance Platform takes the best of the evolving e-commerce industry, and layers it into tools that are purpose-built to drive growth and scale for the insurance industry, writes the firm’s Björn Eickmann.
The accelerating use of telematics offers underwriters ‘deeper insights’ to boost customer personalisation, says CCC Information Services.
Implementing ‘a cultural shift’ is the biggest challenge for AI insurance projects, says Intellect SEEC.
Top executives from reinsurance broker Miller, CEO Greg Collins and executive chairman Ken MacDonald, outlined the reasons behind its recent acquisition by Cinven and GIC, and how this will support its plans for expansion.
Jérôme Jean Haegeli, group chief economist at Swiss Re, highlights opportunities for key developments in areas such as digital transformation and supply chains and explains why a challenging macroeconomic environment is not necessarily bad for financial markets, especially with a COVID-19 vaccine on the horizon.
The current hardening insurance market is driving greater interest in self-insurance via a captive and leading to a cooling of relations between companies and their insurers. AMRAE president Oliver Wild told Intelligent Insurer why insurers need to have a rethink—and talk to risk managers.
Infrastructure is the key to leveraging automation in underwriting, says Ed Challis of Re:infer, ahead of a webinar in Intelligent Insurer’s underwriting webinar series.