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Covid-19

Legal Focus: Georgia court rules in insurer’s favour in coronavirus case

Court takes exceptionally narrow interpretation of the meaning of ‘loss of’ property

North America Coronavirus

Life reinsurers seize opportunity amid Covid-19 pressures

The significant increase in the market’s mortality risk exposure is being offset by the demand for reinsurance to support reserve provisions in the low interest rate impacted life sector

Coronavirus Reinsurance

International Group will resist Covid exclusions by reinsurance market

The coronavirus pandemic has dictated the agenda of the International Group of P&I Clubs for much of this year, but that does not mean other challenges faced by the sector have become any less pressing, according to the group’s chairman and chief executive

Coronavirus Marine

Viewpoint: London's return to the workplace is a mental health matter

As London market companies start to return to their offices, it is critical management maintains regular contact with staff, listens to their concerns and acts on them

Coronavirus People
Cyber

Focus: Cyber threat to US renewables must not be underestimated

With companies keen to safeguard their reputation, cyber-attacks in the renewable energy sector are drastically under-reported

Focus Cyber

Viewpoint: Covid-19 is changing the market's perception of cyber risk

Business interruption coverage litigation because of lockdowns has shown need for clarity in policy wordings

Cyber International

Focus: Ransomware is an issue for the reinsurance market

Diversifying a portfolio by taking on a range of industries or sizes of risks to mitigate peak exposures has not proved effective in reducing the threat of ransomware

Focus Cyber

Viewpoint: Cyber risk models must evolve with the changing threat

Cyber risk models must be sufficiently flexible to accommodate new scenarios based on risk trends and changing insurance policy terms and conditions

Cyber International
Insurtech

Viewpoint: ‘Insurtech collaboration crucial to overcome Covid-19 challenge’

These are testing times for both insurtechs and traditional insurers as they struggle to adjust to the impact of the pandemic on investor confidence and customer trust and behaviour

Insurtech Coronavirus

AI makes inroads into reinsurance automation

But a lack of standardisation is creating challenges for those looking to adopt the technology

Reinsurance Insurtech

Viewpoint: To close the protection gap, regulation must evolve to accommodate insurtech

Governments need to update regulations to enable the use of tech-driven insurance solutions

Insurtech Regulation

Viewpoint: This is the next stage, not the end, of the insurtech promise

There remain huge opportunities for technology-based companies across the insurance ecosystem, but few are able or willing to pursue them in the present environment

International Insurtech
Marine

International Group will resist Covid exclusions by reinsurance market

The coronavirus pandemic has dictated the agenda of the International Group of P&I Clubs for much of this year, but that does not mean other challenges faced by the sector have become any less pressing, according to the group’s chairman and chief executive

Coronavirus Marine

Viewpoint: Discipline and data are critical to building a sustainable marine cargo market

The volume of information and data needed to maintain a sustainable cargo portfolio is brought into sharp focus when there is major market-shifting event

Marine International

Focus: Shipping losses are rising in Asia

Asian waters accounted for a third of a large vessels lost at sea globally, even as large shipping losses are at a record low having fallen by over 20% year-on-year

Focus Marine

Legal Focus: Crewing warranties and the Insurance Act 2015

The act introduces novel and far-reaching changes to the law

Legal focus Marine

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Reinsurers that successfully quantify and package risks for third-party investors will attract growing amounts of external capital at a lower average cost

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ID Comment: It is time for insurers to pay Covid-19 BI claims

Disasters are memorable, and not just to insurers

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Monte Carlo Digital Forum: Hyperion X's David Flandro

As part of a special series of Insurance Day Podcasts recorded for as part of our Monte Carlo Digital Forum next week, Hyperion X’s managing director of analytics, David Flandro, gives us his views on rate movements and forthcoming renewals and of course the impact of Covid-19

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ID Comment: Restoring trust and confidence among buyers
Engagement, openness and a degree of understanding will be key to restoring buyer-insurer relationships

 



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