How can ILS help to close the insurance gap, asks Clive O'Connell, partner, head of insurance and reinsurance at McCarthy Denning.
Industry loss warranties have become an increasingly important part of the ILS market in recent years. Tom Johansmeyer of PCS, Verisk Insurance Solutions, takes a look at ILWs.
How can the moral hazard of the purchaser of a cover affecting the trigger of the cover in some way be prevented, asks Clive O'Connell, partner, head of insurance and reinsurance at McCarthy Denning.
All that is needed for a risk to be capable of being protected by an ILS product is a form of trigger, says Clive O’Connell of McCarthy Denning.
While the advent of Solvency II saw the PRA stretched, the implications of a hard Brexit mean that it will be inundated with work, possibly way beyond its capacity. Clive O’Connell of McCarthy Denning rings the warning bell.
Insurtech and data analytics can be used to create products for the ILS market which are widely diversified from traditional risks such as Gulf of Mexico windstorm, says Clive O’Connell of McCarthy Denning.
We are in a soft market and, according to a recent report by Standard & Poor’s, reinsurers are looking to both retrocession and ILS to mitigate the negative implications of that soft market on their profitability, says Clive O'Connell of McCarthy Denning.
Many of the names remained the same, but second-quarter cat bond issuance activity was different from the norm, says Tom Johansmeyer, assistant vice president, reinsurance services, marketing at ISO/Verisk Insurance Solutions.
The free trading of catastrophe risk on electronic platforms could be a major disruptor to the reinsurance market, says Clive O'Connell of McCarthy Denning.
Clear and unambiguous wording of trigger clauses in ILS contracts is vital to their success, says Clive O’Connell of McCarthy Denning.