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Parametric insurance solutions, key to closing the protection gap

Swiss Re approximates that 75% of the world's insurable values do not have any protection. This is a bafflingly ...

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Vive La Insurance, Vive La Tech

From the past few days, I've been listening 'Insurtech' and startups a word combining Insurance and technology. Mine idea ...

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Hurricane Harvey: We can do better.

I am currently traveling home from a post disaster survey trip in southeast Texas, as part of a team with ...

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Houston buried under 54 feet of snow?

By Matt Junge, Phil Pratley, and Samantha Dunn

The Houston office of the National Weather Center estimates that Hurricane Harvey ...

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Implementing robots is surprisingly human

As I walked down the hall toward my office, I realised I was being followed. I turned around in surprise ...

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Getting to a smart community

There is no doubt that connected devices are the next big thing in the Internet of Things and in (re ...

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Sink or swim: responding to a changing risk landscape

The year, so far, has been remarkable – to say the least. Donald Trump was inaugurated as US president in January ...

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The difficulty of estimating terrorism risk

by Gedion Amesias and Jeri Xu

Is it possible to assess terrorism risk for underwriting insurance? This year alone there ...

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Hurricane Andrew: Then and now

Today, we mark the 25th anniversary of Hurricane Andrew's landfall in South Florida. As we remember the devastation and ...

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How can you protect yourself and the ones you love?

Over the weekend, I was shocked to hear that my next door neighbour, who has three adorable children, lost her ...

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Planning a good legacy

With the UK non-life sector reaching maturity, legacy acquirers are looking to expand in the US and continental Europe. Disposals ...

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How Andrew changed the re/insurance industry

Twenty-five years ago, the devastating forces of Hurricane Andrew hit Florida. At the time, it was the costliest insured natural ...

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Out of the rubble a market was born

August 24, 1992 will be a day many Floridians will never forget. Hurricane Andrew was a truly devastating event and ...

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How Andrew shaped my career

It's hard to believe it's been 25 years. Hurricane Andrew showed me the impact a large-scale disaster could ...

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Closing the protection gap - partnering with the Pacific

The Pacific is our largest ocean – with half of Earth's oceanic water and around 25,000 islands. 

Most Australians ...

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