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Markel adds another underwriter to Dubai team

12:10, 03 September 2015

Savita Mascarenhas has joined as trade credit underwriter

Castel appoints Powell as claims manager

10:31, 03 September 2015

Vanessa Powell has joined from Mitsui Sumitomo

Market crash accounts for quarter of all GDP at risk in cities – Lloyd's report

08:05, 03 September 2015

Exposure to markets crashing is equivalent in global cities to exposure to windstorm and earthquake combined

Aggregate cat bond volume falls in Q2

07:06, 03 September 2015

Second quarter of this year saw aggregate volumes drop to $2.45bn, reports GC Securities

London reinsurers 'most sensitive to extreme events'

22:32, 02 September 2015

S&P warns underwriting profitability will become more vulnerable to natural catastrophes as soft market continues

AM Best warns on underwriting indiscipline as reinsurers face 'harsh reality'

22:31, 02 September 2015

Rating agency says merger activity will lead to shake-up of top 50 league table


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...


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
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Argo appoints chief risk officer

14:33, 02 September 2015

Hindson joins international underwriter from Amlin


Arthur J Gallagher: the broker has appointed Sue Langley non-executive chairman

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


New rules represent a significant step towards the further liberalisation of the Brazilian insurance and reinsurance market

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