3206

Governments must think like insurers in face of rising risks

Should transfer risks to capital markets, says WEF

3197

IAG ups reinsurance cover to $5bn

Smaller increase for 2013 than 2012

3192

Attractive reinsurance opportunities after January renewals

Reinsurance market proved its value, says Aspen

3187

Rates stable for 1 January renewals

Reinsurers cleared Sandy hurdle, says Willis Re

3179

Australia beats Europe on regulatory overhaul

Australia has succeeded where Europe has seemingly failed by implementing new solvency capital regulations for insurers in three years – with relatively few delays. The standards will be implemented on 1 January 2013 and follow a broadly similar approach to Solvency II. Lorna Davies reports

3165

PIC reinsures £400m longevity risk with Munich Re

Takes PIC's deals to £1bn this year

3120

Allianz global appoints reinsurance head

Simon Buxton replaces Henning Haagen

3114

Montpelier launches asset management platform and fund

Raised $100m in IPO of Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund

3033

Munich Re expects "mid three-digit million" Sandy loss

But €3bn profit forecast for 2012

3028

Better models, data needed for rising nat cat risks

Severe New York hurricane could cost $5trn in 2050, Allianz warns