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Benchimol: no further job cuts following Australia wind-down

18:33, 07 October 2015

Axis Capital chief executive says carrier continuing to look for growth opportunities

Willis commits to global resilience modelling and mapping forum

15:54, 08 October 2015
Urban flooding: the resilience modelling forum will 'help open up risk evaluation and early warning systems to all', according to Dominic Casserley

Initiative aims to enable risk modelling tools to be shared with with global businesses and societies

Joaquin spares heavily insured regions of Bahamas

15:54, 08 October 2015

Hurricane caused devastating damage to parts of the island where insurance take-up is low

TT Club forecasts positive 2015 despite large claims

14:14, 08 October 2015
Smoke rises from damaged containers at the port of Tianjin: the disaster was one of seven losses of more than $1m for TT Club so far this year
© 2015 Paul Traynor/AP

Club has seen seven loss incidents of greater than $1m so far this year

Indian Ocean High-Risk Area reduced

12:55, 08 October 2015
Naval forces intercept a suspected pirate vessel off the coast of Somalia

Serious threat to shipping remains off coast of Somalia

RMS acquires hurricane risk services firm HWS

10:16, 08 October 2015

Company’s founder, Mark Powell, will now join RMS as vice-president for model development


Police collect items at the site of a bomb explosion in Nyanya, Nigeria: militants loyal to Islamic State say they were responsible for the explosion
© 2015 Gbenga Olamikan/AP

Explosions in Kuje and Nyanya kill at least 18 people, with Islamic State in West Africa province saying it was behind attacks


Hurricane Katrina closes in on the US Gulf Coast in 2005: ceding companies should not put off discussing what happens when the next 'big one' hits

It is easy to forget how disruptive a catastrophe can be to reinsurers' business plans


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IAG: Peter Harmer will succeed Mike Wilkins as managing director and chief executive next year

Chief executive Wilkins will retire in March 2016


Inga Beale says Lloyd's does not want to be seen as a disrupter, but rather demonstrate the compelling business case for specialist products


People sell belongings amid ruined buildings in Port-au-Price, Haiti, following the 2010 earthquake: only 1% of losses from the quake were insured

Gap between insured and uninsured losses has reached $1.3trn, Swiss Re says

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