"Plentiful capacity" at June renewals

Reinsurance sector's capital position $15bn in excess of historical trends, says Guy Carpenter


EU states still "pursuing own agendas"

Despite EU legislation dominance, says Guy Carpenter MD


April renewals see rise in rates

But market is still adjusting to last year's heavy cats


Marsh and Guy Carpenter launch flood insurance pool

Project Noah has been tested by large UK insurers


Good year seen for ILW market

Non-Lloyd's players buy later in the year, says Guy Carpenter


Liberty returns to cat bond market

Along with Munich Re and Hannover Re


January cat bond update

CEA, Swiss Re and Aetna have returned to the market


Market fragmentation and volatility increases

Guy Carpenter reviews renewal trends


Certainty, proportionality, common sense: what the industry craves from regulators in 2012

Leading CROs and consultants give their views on how regulators and politicians may handle outstanding Solvency II implementation issues this year; on business strategy in response to this; and on the outlook for natural catastrophes. Here is a compilation of responses to the questions InsuranceERM asked experts just before Christmas


"Regulators should note industry resilience in a catastrophic year"

They should build this into their thinking on systemic risk, say Andrew Cox