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25 years later: Reflections on Hurricane Andrew

As the cliché goes, every [hurricane] cloud has a silver lining.

On August 14, 1992, a small and seemingly insignificant ...

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What's Your Remedy?

Health insurance for payers is rife with issues of all shapes and sizes. How to deal with them all, from ...

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Insurance products evolving - with the customer in mind

I can speak from experience that many insurance products hardly changed over 15 years in the past. And it probably ...

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Barisal: helping a city prepare for climate change

In the beginning was the water plane.

In Dhaka, capital of Bangladesh, we boarded a small but hopefully robust plane ...

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Thank God it`s Monday - utopian?

"Finally Monday again!"

Actually everyone would love to be able to say that and even economically it would pay itself ...

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Le siècle des villes, un nouveau mode de vie urbain

À l’horizon 2030, les 750 plus grandes métropoles mondiales vont porter plus de 60% du PIB mondial. Parmi elles ...

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Earthquake risk in Italy - the cost of inaction

In Mexico, we have a saying: "lo barato sale caro", which loosely translates into "buying cheap ends up being expensive ...

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What the energy future has in store for us?

Due to its rapid technological development as well as its strong installed power capacity growth, renewable energy is on every ...

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Financial repression? That is not the half of it ....

Financial repression? That is not the half of it ....  

UK inflation has risen to 2.7%. Sydney Australia has seen ...

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Positivity Pandemic: Is Happiness Really Contagious?

Managers at insurance and reinsurance companies know the extremely high cost of employee turnover. In an effort to stem these ...

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Coming from The Great Wall: A property underwriter's story

Growing up in Beijing in China, just 50 miles south of the Great Wall, I always wanted to explore the ...

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Why the term "earthquake proof" could be bad for insurance

In various news articles and blogs, I keep coming across the term “earthquake proof”, e.g. “... how to earthquake-proof a ...

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Roarrrr!! by Lady Debbie

Tropical Cyclone Debbie affected Swiss Re Group 1Q 2017 result with a net loss of USD 350mn. Here are the ...

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Speeding up climate resilience in ASEAN

In 2016 climate change began to move at unprecedented speed. And as highlighted in the run up to the Paris ...

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Regulation Of Insurers And Reinsurers In A Post Brexit World

A few weeks ago, the legal basis for the United Kingdom, leaving the European Union, finally became law (bill authorising ...

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