Cat risk Catastrophe Bonds, Hurricanes, Earthquakes, Floods, Sidecars/ILW

News

Axis expects nat cat losses of $140m in Q4 2019

Typhoon Hagibis the main contributor to losses

Australian hailstorms cost insurers A$320m

Insurance Council adds hail damage to nationwide fires as second concurrent catastrophe

Australia bushfire insured losses edge A$1.5bn

General insurers promise to pass on savings from a bushfire clean-up plan

Historical data becoming useless for insurance pricing, Zurich CRO warns

Peter Giger says insurers may have to rethink data strategies in light of climate change

Australia's life sector assessing climate change risks

Concerns on bushfires and global warming not confined to general insurers

Chubb signals lower Q4 catastrophe losses

The re/insurer expects catastrophe losses for Q4 2019 to be 30% lower year on year

Environmental risks dominate WEF's global risk ranking

First time environmental risks take first five spots in World Economic Forum report

Swiss Re structures cat bond to protect Bayview's investments against quake risk

The transaction will cover earthquakes risks in four US states

Cat bonds break $100bn barrier

Market has grown steadily since mid-1990s

RenRe taps capital markets to extend Beazley's cyber cat cover

The partnership follows an increase in the scale of the cyber threat

Analysis

Making scenario planning meaningful, effective and manageable

An expert panel at InsuranceERM's Regulation & Risk Management conference on 3 December in London shared their advice on stress and scenario planning, an activity that has become increasingly important for risk teams as they play a greater role in business strategy

Zurich's Eugenie Molyneux: diversity is key for today's CROs

Eugenie Molyneux, chief risk officer for commercial insurance at Zurich, tells Cintia Cheong about the firm's approach to climate change and why diversity is important for the modern risk manager.

Eiopa's Gabriel Bernardino: climate disclosures will become mandatory

Gabriel Bernardino, chair of the European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (Eiopa) joined InsuranceERM's Insurance Risk and Capital EMEA conference earlier this month. In a Q&A with Christopher Cundy, he answered questions about climate change, the Solvency II review and conduct risk

Insurance ERM Americas: is cyber risk modelling up to scratch?

Panellists at InsuranceERM's New York conference shared their thoughts on the positive aspects of cyber risk modelling and where improvements are required. Christopher Cundy reports

The technology trends in risk and capital management

As re/insurers look to implement IFRS 17, manage cyber risk and drive modelling efficiencies, software vendors are gearing up to respond. Cloud and process automation solutions also figure highly in this year's InsuranceERM Technology Guide, introduced by Ronan McCaughey

Canopius: looking east and west for growth

This year's deals involving AmTrust and Samsung have given the 16-year-old Lloyd's operation a fresh impetus, as chairman Michael Watson explains to David Walker