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NEWS

Guy Carpenter updates European hail model

07:29, 02 September 2015

Model now covers Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland

Class actions mount against $18bn Willis-Towers Watson merger

18:06, 01 September 2015
Willis (left) and Towers Watson are facing four lawsuits relating to their proposed merger

Proxy filing also reveals $255m break fee in tie-up

Ace promotes six in energy team

18:06, 01 September 2015
Oil rig: Ace is looking to increase its presence in energy markets around the world

Matthew Hardy has been appointed product head for Ace Global Markets and head of international energy for Ace Overseas General

Fosun’s insurance revenues soar 144% amid international expansion

15:59, 01 September 2015
Fosun: revenue from the company's insurance segment was up 144.3% in the first half of 2015

Closing of Fosun Insurance Portugal acquisition boosts revenue and profits for first half of 2015

Another Katrina could cost industry $59bn

14:08, 01 September 2015
A member of the US Coast Guard looks for survivors in the flooded streets of New Orleans after hurricane Katrina hit the US

Risk modeller predicts higher losses if the same storm were to hit the Gulf Coast today

AJG appoints industry veteran non-executive

12:00, 01 September 2015

Sue Langley has held a number of senior positions across the insurance sector

ANALYSIS

Cyber: modelling cyber risk is in its infancy but growing demand is leading modelling firms to look at cyber catastrophe events

None of the major commercial risk model vendors has a model for cyber risks at present but the pressure to produce one over the next...

OPINION

Will the last one to leave Lehman Brothers turn off the lights?
Unlike other crises, the 2007/08 global financial crisis did not have a concurrent catastrophe event
© 2015 Mark Lennihan/AP

A perfect storm

RE-RATINGS

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PEOPLE

Geoffrey Riddell: joining Pool Re as non-executive chairman

Geoffrey Riddell brings more than 30 years of insurance industry experience to the role

LLOYD'S

LMA survey released today shows differential terms are increasing in Lloyd's casualty reinsurance business

REINSURANCE

New York: the 18 RAA members saw their Q2 underwriting income fall nearly 10% but earnings were up 8.8%

Earned premiums were down 27% to $18.25bn

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