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'99.5% of people in the industry wake up in the morning intending to do the right thing'

If the insurance industry does not respond in time, the government will replace what it sees as the industry’s lack of professional conduct with more regulation, which is not the right solution for dealing with the competitive challenges facing the London market, says the chief executive of the CII
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XL Catlin's new marine chief targets $10bn US inland market

Rob McAdams says US inland marine business does not correlate with other classes written by insurer
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CCRIF: Providing liquidity in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria

The Caribbean Catastrophe Risk Insurance Facility has paid out more than $50m to members during the 2017 hurricane season. Isaac Anthony, chief executive of CCRIF, talks to Insurance Day on the role the facility plays in the aftermath of disasters

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Hiscox's Masojada: The market is for turning

Hiscox group chief executive, Bronek Masojada, was the first senior figure to suggest the recent spate of devastating catastrophes could turn the market. But he also argues if rates go up, there is a real danger that the market will lose sight of the work it has to do to make London more competitive

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Mapfre Global Risks' Smith: Global exposure

Mapfre Global Risks International, which last month started to write aviation business in the London market, is seeking to increase its influence in the specialty lines and large corporate risks markets, says the company’s chief regions and markets officer

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Ascent's Umbers: Avoiding cyber risk's false dawn

A lot of the large cyber risks placed in the London market are not adequately priced and there continues to be a great deal of naivety associated with some of the capacity supporting those risks, says the chief executive of Ascent, the specialist cyber MGA
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The Pryce of innovation

There has to be a much more transparent conversation between risk carrier, broker and corporate customer before the insurance industry can come up with effective solutions to emerging exposures such as supply chain risks, QBE European Operations' chief executive says

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Argo's Mark Watson: 'The reinsurance industry has a short memory'

With the market counting the cost of this year's devastating hurricane season, Argo's chief executive says there is more to the group's acquisition of Ariel Re than just increasing scale and why he has bought more retro cover this year 

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