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Looking ahead while looking back on a record-breaking 2017

For insurers, 2017 was defined by a series of natural and man-made disasters that resulted in record-breaking losses. To that ...

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Dependence is the opposite of resilience

A couple weeks ago I met with Jane Portas, the lead author of a brilliant study called Securing the Financial ...

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U.S. Opioid Epidemic

This is an informative article about the U.S. Opioid "Epidemic," the related litigation against Opioid manufacturers, distributors and others ...

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The World is Flat

(The Insurance World Could Be, I Mean)

I love reading things that broaden my horizons, teach me something and make ...

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EMEA Claims LT - plastic fishing in Amsterdam

Plastic Fishing with
the Plastic Whale Foundation, Amsterdam.

Last Wednesday (2 May) 19 colleagues from the Swiss Re
Corporate Solutions ...

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French Law governing Claims litigation

Claims handling can be subject to very different legal principles from a jurisdiction to another. Pierre-Olivier Leblanc, partner at Taylor ...

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Trust in Insurance

I recently read Who can you trust by Rachel Bostman and currently reading Blockchain Revolution by Don Tapscott.
Don in ...

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Get ready for disruptive, flying elephants

In the eight years since Uber was founded, they cut the market share of classic New York yellow taxis in ...

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Swiss guards get 3D printed helmets

For over 500 years, Switzerland has provided young soldiers to protect the Pope in Vatican City. They are among the ...

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IDI in Asia – Helping close a protection gap

Buying a house or an apartment is one of the biggest investments in a person's life. In the event ...

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Paving the Way to Narrowing Protection Gap in Asia

Economic losses from disaster events in Asia were an estimated USD 31 billion in 2017, of which only USD 5 ...

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Asia Pacific nations united in tackling disaster risk

From earthquakes along the Ring of Fire to landfalling category 5 typhoons, countries in the Asia-Pacific region of the world ...

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Earthquakes do not read codes

A recent article in the New York Times "San Francisco's Big Seismic Gamble" sheds light on the uncertainties associated ...

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Science that seems like magic. Redefining Type 2 Diabetes

Over a year ago, I wrote that things could be different, but as the world's obesity crisis worsens, the ...

STORY URL: http://media.swissre.com/documents/Diabetes_TrendSpotlight.pdf
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Your Face is Your New PIN-The Rise of Biometrics

Tired of reading...check out my podcast on biometrics....PS apologies in advance for my accent I grew up in ...

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