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Insured losses from natural disasters rise in 2020
Insurance companies suffered significantly higher losses from natural disasters in 2020 than they did the previous year, research from Munich Re has revealed.
13th January 2021
Piece by piece
Using piecewise Pareto distribution could help create better outcomes in reinsurance treaty pricing, says Saliya Jinadasa
7th October 2020
Lloyd's proposes insurance solutions to prepare for future pandemics
Lloyd's of London has published a number of ways for the insurance industry to fast-track a global economic and societal recovery from COVID-19 and prepare for future pandemics.
15th July 2020
Flood Re publishes eight-point plan for flood insurance market
The UK government must not increase flood risk through inappropriate housing development under a new eight-point plan published today by Flood Re.
1st June 2020
FERMA calls for new framework to address lack of business interruption insurance
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations (FERMA) has called on the European Commission to create a resilience framework to address a “severe shortage” of business interruption insurance without physical damage (NDBI).
27th May 2020
Interview with Steve Hales: People person
Steve Hales talks to Dan Georgescu about working abroad, data science, and the importance of putting people front and centre
4th March 2020
Structured solutions for customised reinsurance
Ruud van Doorn and Benoit Rio examine the complexities and challenges of customised reinsurance
3rd October 2019
Taken to excess
Yiannis Parizas discusses an alternative approach to modelling excess levels in regressions
6th March 2019
New IFRS 17 amendments proposed
The International Accounting Standards Board (IASB) has agreed by a significant majority to discuss changing several key aspects of IFRS 17 insurance contracts.
25th January 2019
With-profits benefits: In the eye of the beholder?
Studies show consumers and providers view a with-profits benefits statement in different ways, so should we be communicating value more clearly? Rosalind Rossouw and Ben Stroud investigate.
8th October 2018