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Lessons must be learned from hyperbole and hypotheticals

Within the last several weeks, the number of news articles going into dark and scary places has been relatively high ...

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Why Takaful is more successful in personal lines

While various reports and statistics show optimistic outlook on the Takaful sector,one of the most eye-catching phenomenon is that ...

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Do insurers need to worry about the banking scandals?

Without the banks, most of us in the developed world would find it all but  impossible to organize our daily ...

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Tastes good: a closer look at U.S. food recalls

Roughly every second of the major food companies in the U.S. had experienced a recall in the past five ...

STORY URL: http://www.swissre.com/rethinking/food_security/Food_safety_in_a_globalised_world.html

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Infrastructure = economic growth = future prosperity

Roads, airports, power grids and other means of infrastructure play a key role in countries' economic growth and competitiveness over ...

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Now we play: healthcare players plan their moves

As the character Hermione Granger of Harry Potter fame once put it, "You don't suppose this is going to ...

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How China swapped bikes for cars & how it impacts insurance

Beijing, the capital of what was the Kingdom of Bicycles, once was rumored to have nine million of these two-wheelers ...

STORY URL: http://www.sigma-explorer.com/

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NGIC 2015: new digital solutions vs old problem

I had the pleasure to co-host earlier this week with Bruce Hodkinson the Next Generation Insurance Customer 2015 conference at ...

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CRESTA-type data standards for Casualty exposures?

The importance of accumulation in casualty portfolios has been widely discussed by the (re)insurance industry, including the community of ...

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New Madrid publication coming soon

As a natural hazard expert I am often asked what potential catastrophe in the United States frightens me the most ...

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NGIC; generating consumer friendly Apps

Co-hosting the Next Generation Insurance Customer with Julien Descombes Monday and Tuesday of this week (6th to 7th July), has ...

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African Risk Capacity expands for more climate resilience

The G7 leaders officially endorsed the African Risk Capacity (ARC) as a model for climate risk insurance at their recent ...

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Money, money, money… It's a rich man's world

ABBA's song "Money, money, money" does a good job of highlighting one consequence of today's financially repressed* state ...

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Are the stars aligning for climate change action? Well maybe

In recent months people who desperately follow the news in hope of seeing evidence that we are about to take ...

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A blockbuster year in insurance M&A awaits

As a heatwave has hit Europe, it is beginning to look like an M&A wave is rippling through the ...

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