Scor. XL Group and Alterra Capital post losses
Tohoku will cost re/insurers more than any other earthquake in history
Solvency II will increase demand for longevity swaps, says French reinsurer.
Chartis, which sold its debut catastrophe bond in May, has added another $450m to its existing coverage, according to Reuters.
The five year period to complete implementation of the Swiss Solvency Test is almost at an end but the country's regulator has been unable to approve definitively any insurer's internal model. What are the lessons for other European regulators? Helen Yates explains
Will cover European windstorms and Japanese earthquakes
Guy Carpenter analyzes windstorm, flood, earthquake, hail and subsidence scenarios
It looks increasingly unlikely that Solvency II will arrive with a big bang on 1 January 2013 because some key aspects of the directive will be phased in. But the transitional arrangements have yet to be spelled out. Helen Yates explains
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