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Financial, Risk Management

Global reinsurer capital falls $30bn: Aon

July 1, 2022

Via: Reinsurance News

Aon has estimated that global reinsurer capital fell by $30bn from the end of 2021 to the end of the first-quarter of 2022. The firm said in a statement that this was driven mainly by unrealised losses on bonds, linked […]


Financial, Risk Management

Turkish Insurers Seek Bond Issue to Protect Capital From Soaring Inflation

June 30, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Turkey’s insurance association is in talks with the country’s Treasury on a potential inflation-indexed bond issue, the group’s head told Reuters, as insurers seek a new mechanism to protect their capital from soaring inflation. Turkey’s inflation rate hit 73.5% in […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

Carlyle Unit Assumes Full Risks of Operating Gas Field as Insurers Shun Black Sea

June 29, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

A unit of Carlyle International Energy Partners LP has assumed the full risks of operating a new gas field in the Romanian waters of the Black Sea as insurers shun the zone because of its proximity to the war in […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

China Launches Disaster Insurance Trials in 6 Cities Affected by Floods in 2021

June 28, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

China’s third-most populous province Henan will launch pilot programs for catastrophe insurance in six cities that were the hardest hit by historic floods last summer. Aside from its capital Zhengzhou, trials are to be set up in the cities Anyang, […]


Financial, Risk Management

Property cat pull-back bodes well for pricing into 2023: JP Morgan

June 22, 2022

Via: Artemis BM

The fact some large and previously significant catastrophe exposed reinsurance firms have announced plans to pull-back and reduce exposures this year bodes well for pricing right through into 2023, according to analysts from JP Morgan. With property catastrophe reinsurance rates […]


Cyber Risks, Risk Management, Trends

Crypto & quantum computing among top risks flagged by Swiss Re

June 16, 2022

Via: Reinsurance News

Crypto assets and quantum computing have been flagged by analysts at Swiss Re as two of the most significant emerging risks for insurers and reinsurers, with the potential to create new risks within the global financial system. Swiss Re’s 10th […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

Inflation and geopolitical risks increasing concern for business owners, says Beazley

June 15, 2022

Via: Reinsurance News

A new report from Beazley outlines how business leaders are fearing the consequences of war and inflation. The report, Spotlight on Geopolitical Risks, shows that US and UK business leaders feel able to manage current geopolitical risks, even as concerns […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

Russia’s Sakhalin 1 Oil Operations Disrupted by Western Sanctions on Insurance: ONGC

June 14, 2022

Via: Insurance Journal

Operations at Russia’s Sakhalin 1 oil project will continue to face disruptions for “a couple of months” as Western sanctions have hit insurance cover for ships to transport crude, according to India’s ONGC Videsh, a stakeholder. ONGC Videsh, the overseas […]


Cyber Risks, Risk Management

Majesco & CyberCube partner to meet cyber demand

May 9, 2022

Via: Reinsurance News

Majesco, a global provider of cloud insurance software solutions for insurance business transformation, has announced a partnership with CyberCube – a global provider of advanced solutions for cyber insurance risk modelling, rating and underwriting. The partnership between the two companies […]


Geo-Political, Risk Management

Geopolitical tension driving greater need for energy transition risk management

April 6, 2022

Via: Insurance Business

Geopolitical uncertainty following events in eastern Europe is creating increased need for companies to manage their energy transition risk, according to WTW’s Energy Market Review 2022. The annual report covers the energy sector’s volatility, including how commodity prices surged to […]