US property cat rates continue to fall

But rate of decline is slowing, says Guy Carpenter


Reinsurance versus sub debt: which is best for solvency capital?

Reinsurance or sub debt alone is unlikely to provide the best solution to meeting solvency capital requirements; instead, a blended approach should be considered, say Matthew Day and Ross Milburn


Eagle lands at Guy Carpenter

Former head of catastrophe analytics at Willis Re


Expect cat bonds to cover more perils, longer durations

Pricing to come under further pressure in 2015, says Guy Carpenter


Working with multiple models

The rise of multiple models with different approaches to quantifying risk under Solvency II means that insurers need to be fully aware of their various strengths and weaknesses, as Andrew Cox and Niall Clifford explain


Industry poised for "fundamental change" says Guy Carpenter

Consolidation of larger players beckons


Reinsurance pricing continues to slide

Record capacity and benign loss experience mean no respite


Mitigating the cycle

While there have been significant advances in quantifying the uncertainty pertaining to 'dark matter' risks such as casualty catastrophe or cyber, says Victoria Jenkins, it is worth considering how they may manifest themselves in the future and what can be done about them now


Risk of Asian flood losses widespread says Guy Carpenter

Population concentration in flood-prone areas increasing risk


Business interruption market should look to parametric triggers

Wide gaps still exist for European cat risks