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.
Zurich has suddenly become Europe’s reinsurance hub of choice for many global businesses. Intelligent Insurer investigates what the city has to offer and questions whether its status as a domicile is sustainable in the long term.
Many European mutuals are feeling uneasy about the repercussions of Solvency II. Intelligent Insurer investigates some of the potential challenges faced by mutuals as they comply with the new regime and some of its unintended consequences.
The Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous offers re/insurance executives the chance to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing their industry. Intelligent Insurer pulls together some of main points of those discussions.
Dan James of Aviva Investors looks at how global diversified fixed income can provide a coherent solution in the search for alpha.
Russian reinsurers face a number of domestic challenges along with strong competition from the international market. Intelligent Insurer investigates.
Industrial construction is a relatively new risk that is increasingly being insured in Russia. In the second part of a roundtable discussion the finer points of insuring this risk, including the clauses that determine maximum coverage limits, were debated.
Cell company legislation has been in effect in Malta for a number of years and is proving to be an opportunity for expansion of Malta’s financial services industry, particularly the insurance and investment fund sectors, says Dr Angela Thorns of Dingli and Dingli.