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  • American flag and Modern buildings

    Challenging renewals in the US

    “There is no shortage of challenges in the renewal process,” says Hector Mastrapa, senior vice-president of risk management at Marriott…

  • Dallas and almost all the cities in north Texas are suffering from an unexpected huge amount of snow. It’s so cold ,so hard to drive.besides that, a lack of power. 02.15.2021 , dallas.

    A renewed sense of purpose

    For the second year running, the annual reinsurance market renewal discussions are taking place under the cloak of Covid. Not…

  • Mystery Men in Black and White Clothes Playing Chess

    Tit for tat

    I’m sure you know all about the famous ‘Prisoner’s Dilemma’ game-theory thought experiment. But just in case you haven’t, here’s…

  • Brasília, Distrito Federal / Brazil - Circa June 2020: Aerial photo of the National Congress, seat of the Brazilian Legislature, located in Brasilia, capital of Brazil.

    Brazil modernises large-risks rules

    It is up to insurance buyers to put pressure on underwriters and brokers so that they can almost seamlessly integrate…

  • 100 dollars frozen melt.

    MGAs – ready for the big chill?

    Managing general agents (MGAs) have become a force to be reckoned with in the specialty insurance sector, their role boosted…

  • Businessman standing in front of opened doors and making decision

    MGAs and insurtechs to the rescue

    Twenty years ago or so, brokers began swallowing each other up, insurers merged and grew, and all the time buyers…

  • Patrick Tiernan, Lloyd's

    Relevance, rigour, risk and reward

    Lloyd’s is important. It is not a market you can ignore for very long. In the insurance and reinsurance universe,…

  • Close-up view Oil and gas industrial refinery zone,Detail of equipment oil pipeline steel with valve from large oil storage tank at cloudy sky. -image

    Oil and gas: changing attitudes

    The oil and gas industry faces a transitional period as many companies are investing in the diversification of their activities…

  • The World is Temporarily Closed

    Trade credit: A world of its own

    The volume of insolvencies and consequent insurance claims has been so low in developed markets that a growing number of…

  • NORTH VANCOUVER, BC, CANADA - MAR 15, 2020: Shelf at a supermarket mostly empty with only a few packages of toilet paper left amid panic buying as the coronavirus spreads.

    Reduced supply, Increased demand

    There is a growing focus among insurers on contingent business interruption (CBI) and supply chain risks, with the broadest cover…

  • Casablanca, Morocco - 15 june 2019: cars trucks and taxis in the middle of a traffic jam

    Morocco: top of the rankings

    Morocco is often considered second in insurance markets across Africa, behind only South Africa. The north African country has positioned…

  • Aerial view of architecture and newly constructed areas in Manama, Bahrain

    MENA regional focus: Captive interest on the up

    The captive concept is not new to the Middle East. Indeed, some oil and gas companies in the region have…

  • Skyline of Manama dominated by the World trade Center building during night, Bahrain.

    MENA regional report: Tough conditions in MENA markets

    According to AM Best, the MENA reinsurance market has long suffered from weak pricing, driven by ample supply, creating challenging…

  • Earth planet on technology background. Elements of this image are furnished by NASA

    Global programmes – The view from the market

    Participants include: Tony McHarg, head of multinational – international, AIG Kevin Hegel, regional head of global client services and multinational,…

  • Many locations marked with pins on world map, global communication network

    Growing role for captives

    A captive is a highly flexible tool and can be easily incorporated into a global insurance programme, and indeed can…

  • engineering-generic

    The nuts and bolts of global programmes

    Global insurance programmes are undoubtedly affected by macro issues such as the state of the insurance market, capacity and pricing,…

  • Plane is taking off at sunset.

    A flight to specialists?

    Specialty business should be served by specialty brokers. Discuss. Ever since the mid-1990s when Pat Ryan and his counterparts at…

  • Container truck in ship port for business Logistics and transportation of Container Cargo ship and Cargo plane with working crane bridge in shipyard, logistic import export and transport concept

    Better news for marine and aviation risks

    During the pandemic, premiums went down in both aviation and marine insurance as planes were grounded and the transportation of…

  • Insurance-factory_shutterstock_1170064282_700x400_GRM-Sep-2021

    The insurance factory

    “One man draws out the wire, another straightens it, a third cuts it, a fourth points it, a fifth grinds…

  • Singapore city skyline at night

    Singapore: playing to its strengths

    Singapore’s location at the southern tip of the Malacca Strait has meant it has long been the gateway for those…

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