As part of its annual Middle East Awards, Intelligent Insurer surveyed a wide range of influential experts from the insurance and reinsurance industry, to determine which companies are the leading lights from the region.
When it comes to opportunities in emerging economies, Africa is often overlooked. Intelligent Insurer investigates the opportunities the continent holds for insurers.
Intelligent Insurer brings together 10 of the most influential leaders from the world of reinsurance to discuss the way forward following the hotly anticipated regulatory changes that will result from the implementation of Solvency II.
Intelligent Insurer analyses the January renewals, finding little sign of a hardening market.
With the worst of the financial crisis over, some insurers are now willing to take on more risk with their investments. However, following their experiences over the last few years, many are treading more carefully than before, reports Intelligent Insurer.
After a turbulent 2010, the eurozone faces a new test—deciding its future. Brian Lawson, Mike Simms and Rafael Gomes consider several possible scenarios for the common currency and the associated risks for business.
Political risk insurance is a useful though underutilised risk-mitigation tool, especially for investors in emerging markets, says Edith Quintrell.
Despite enduring a rough ride during the credit crisis, trade credit insurance and reinsurance are still very much in demand, as the events of 2008-09 still affect supply chains globally, Intelligent Insurer reports.
China presents reinsurers with both challenges and opportunities.
While the quality of the data available and the sophistication of risk modelling has improved in recent years, the industry must still absorb some hard lessons on European windstorm risks and also consider alternative means of risk transfer, says Eddy Vanbeneden.