William Dubinsky, managing director & head of ILS at Willis Towers Watson Securities, takes a look at model clarity and other issues facing the ILS market.
Cat bonds protecting sovereign risk present a relatively simple solution for governments and investors, but they are not free from complexities. The greatest of these is the design of the trigger, according to Clive O’Connell, partner, head of insurance and reinsurance at McCarthy Denning.
Spring floods in the US Midwest have underlined the fact that few people in the US have flood coverage. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Recent catastrophes have revealed that some nat cat models might not be as up to date as they could be. Intelligent Insurer reports.
Swiss Re’s latest Sigma report highlights the dangers of so-called secondary losses—which can still pack a nasty punch. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Pamela Negosanti, global vice president of insurance at Expert System, explains how the company assists clients in a world of increasingly high volumes of information. She will be speaking at the Intelligent Automation & AI in Insurance Europe event in London on May 21.
There is increasing interest among insurers in getting contractors as well as developers to buy in to the inclusion of leak detection systems in building projects. Intelligent Insurer reports.
As technology makes underwriting both an art and a science the industry must do more to attract young talent, says David Amaro, chair of the Bermuda Under 40s Re/insurance Group.
Appealing to a dynamic and diverse workforce will be central to the long-term success of the industry, says Matthew Connell of the Chartered Insurance Institute.
Insurtech, new risks and the growing involvement of the capital markets are all making the re/insurance industry more attractive to young people—and they look increasingly central to its future.