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Rasaad Jamie

Global Markets Editor


I joined the team in 2009 after working on World Insurance Report, another Informa publication, for the previous nine years.

My focus is on the London wholesale and specialty market. My other areas of interest are global insurance related regulatory developments and emerging insurance markets in Eastern Europe, Africa, Asia and Latin America, including the low cost and microinsurance sectors in these regions.

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'The time limits for ILS regulatory approval in the UK are not competitive enough'

Clive O’Connell, partner and head of insurance and reinsurance at City law firm McCarthy Denning, talks to Insurance Day about the rating outlook, London’s efforts to create an insurance-linked securities hub and the latest developments in the global ILS sector
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London market searches for Ottoman gold

Despite recent setbacks, Lloyd’s continues to pursue its vision of an underwriting platform in Turkey. But it is important Lloyd's can offer innovation, swift service and a cost-effective option for the Turkish market

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Shepherd Compello's CEO: The king of alternative distribution

The chief executive of Lloyd's wholesale broker, Shepherd Compello, explains how the company manages to prosper in a highly competitive and challenging market environment by operating outside of the traditional London market distribution channels
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Axis Capital's Benchimol: 'The industry must reflect on the magnitude of the risk it is assuming'

Despite this year's acquisition of Aviabel and Novae, Axis Capital’s growth strategy is not reliant on M&A activity, the group’s president and chief executive insists

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HDI Global aviation underwriter: 'Rates are inadequate and large claims are having no significant impact on renewals'

Talanx subsidiary HDI Global SE became the first major aviation insurer to withdraw from airline all-risk insurance at end of 2015. Roland Pultke, aviation underwriter at HDI Global, discusses why the group decided to stop providing insurance cover for commercial airlines and why it is maintaining a presence in other selected segments of the market
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Hamilton Re's Thomsen: 'The new breed of reinsurer'

Bermuda-based Hamilton Re is seeking to become a new kind of tier one reinsurer, driven by data and technology. The company's head of technology explains how the reinsurer is harnessing data analytics and how its relationship with AIG will propel the firm towards its goal

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