Soapbox - November
Intelligent Insurer asked a range of industry figures: Could cheaper reinsurance/ILS coverage long term mean cedants buy more coverage?
The true value of insurance
This issue’s guest columnist is Joan Lamm-Tennant, winner of the 2013 Association of Professional Insurance Women (APIW) Insurance Woman of the Year award. Here she reflects on the significance of the award and the need to stay relevant as an industry.
Uniformity in regulation
The protracted nature of trying to unify changes across the state-based regulatory system in the US means a more uniform approach would be beneficial to all, as Frank Nutter explains.
Out from under the radar
It enjoyed a low profile for a long time, but as it hits $9 billion in capital under management, Nephila Capital has become a big player in reinsurance and, as the debate over the long-term effect of so-called alternative capital rages, it is keen to ensure it is not misunderstood, co-founder Frank Majors tells Intelligent Insurer.
Whilst offering many tangible benefits to insurers, managing general agents (MGAs) are often misunderstood and can be squeezed from all sides in a soft market. II asked a number of experts in this sector how MGAs are looking to overcome these challenges.
The growing insurance demand for cybersecurity
Ransomware is just one of a number of growing threats to companies around the world. But how is the insurance industry responding? Swiss Re’s Maya Bundt shared her insights in Intelligent Insurer’s 1.1 Club.
Seizing the opportunity in LatAm: digitisation and skills key to unlocking the potential
COVID-19 has ravaged much of South and Central America, but it is just the latest in a long line of setbacks the region has suffered over recent decades. But there are still opportunities if re/insurers take steps to realise them.
Stumbling about in the dark
As the world’s biggest economies continue to grapple with unprecedented economic conditions, John Gilbert, chief investment officer, GR-NEAM, examines the consequences of this and whether there is light at the end of the tunnel.