2788

Asia cats prompt reinsurers to re-evaluate risks

Reinsurers are increasing their non-proportional business in the region

2783

Typhoon Haiku causes $230m insured losses

"Urgent need" for more natural catastrophe coverage in China

2781

Top insurers lack understanding of capital modelling

Focus on compliance masks failure to see strategic benefits, says KPMG

2751

Poland and Canada join IAIS memorandum

As well as the Isle of Man and Luxembourg

2750

Japan's insurers under pressure

But would be resilient to shocks, IMF says

2706

IRB Brasil Re and RMS agree deal on cat models

Highlights demand for cat bonds in Latin America, says RMS

2701

RMS and Tokio Marine collaborate on cat models

Focus on earthquake and typhoon risk

2657

IAIS to release ComFrame draft

Will launch on 2 July

2656

Law firm RPC to open office in Hong Kong

Team of 40 will cover insurance, litigation and commercial work

2636

Solvency II goes global

Solvency II, even before it goes live, is having an impact far beyond the 30 European countries it applies to. Three countries have applied for equivalence with the EU regime, eight others are interested in the transitional equivalence provisions and other countries are adopting some of the principles of Solvency II, as Lorna Davies reports