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General insurance news round-up May 2012
Global financial crisis / Asbestos and pollution / Solvency II / Lloyds / Deepwater Horizon / Protection and indemnity / Aviation / UK motor insurance / Catastrophe / QBE and Brit / Climate change / Large losses
Monday 30th April 2012
Fuel poverty fears strike European power companies
Fears of fuel poverty increasing significantly in the next 20 years are strongest in Europe, according to a report published today by PricewaterhouseCoopers.
Tuesday 24th April 2012
Risk management 'essential' for $100bn Arctic investment
Investment in the Arctic could reach $100bn or more over the next 10 years but strong governance and risk management is needed to mitigate the regions many challenges and risks, according to Lloyds.
Friday 13th April 2012
Actuaries! In an adventure with climate change scientists!
In the second part of his travel tales of a pensions actuary, Nick Silver finds vodka a useful aperitif to applying actuarial methods to climate change risks in Tajikistan
Wednesday 11th April 2012
Ships logs 'solve' Titanic mystery
The discovery of 75 previous unseen ships log books from April 1912 prove the Titanic disaster was caused by the extraordinary power of nature, according to Titanic expert Tim Maltin.
Tuesday 10th April 2012
Reinsurance rates continue upward trend at April renewals
Aprils reinsurance renewal rates have continued their rising trend seen in January as the market continues to work through the impact of the events of 2011, according to Guy Carpenter.
Thursday 5th April 2012