In our latest US survey, we aimed to discover which companies and individuals our readers believe are ahead of the game in the US market.
A tough economic environment, combined with high catastrophe losses and many other uncertainties, has left insurers and reinsurers struggling to come to terms with a complex business environment heading into the January 1 renewals.
In the current volatile environment, it is crucial that cedants can trust the promises made by their reinsurers. Intelligent Insurer speaks to Maiden Re about how collateralisation is helping them to stand behind their promises.
The recent downgrades of numerous cat bonds triggered by changes to the risk models underpinning them may be a contributory factor in a sharp reduction in the number of non-specialised investors contributing to this sector.
Risk modelling agency RMS’s new US wind model triggered downgrades to many catastrophe bonds. Peter Nakada of RMS Risk Markets examines the logic behind this and how investors have reacted to the situation.
Two recent cases have resulted in important decisions by courts, which have ramifications on the way cedants allocate claim payments to their reinsurers post settlement. Robert W. Diubaldo explores the implications of the cases.
Intelligent Insurer looks back at the growth of the insurance and reinsurance market in Bermuda and how it is set to develop in the future.
The high number of natural catastrophes experienced in the first half of the year threw the spotlight on facultative business as never before.
We asked our readers who they thought were leading the field in the continental market this year. Here we present the results.
The reinsurance industry is facing a period of stagnation where, as a whole, it will not grow.