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Does the Insurance Underwriting Cycle still hold

Managing the (re)insurance cycle is traditionally a primary task for (re)insurance firms.  The validity of the underwriting cycle ...

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Insurance on a blockchain: as simple as Pokémon Go?

Most of the 10 million people who play Pokémon Go each day don't understand how it works, but still ...

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What does the future hold for insurance and reinsurance?

Insurance and reinsurance are essential to society and to financial stability. Yet for some reason we have a hard time ...

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A day in the life of… a reinsurer in Monte Carlo

This will be my 13th Monte Carlo, unlucky 13th as they say, but I am looking forward to it. It ...

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How can we stop wildfire burning through government budgets?

Until recently the perils of earthquake and flood seemed to  be the flavour of the month and had been hitting ...

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Did you know that Switzerland is an earthquake country?

Switzerland is an earthquake country and most of its building stock has no or insufficient insurance cover against earthquake. The ...

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Sigma 1/2016: Asia and Asians suffer substantial catastrophe

Total economic losses, and number of deaths, from disaster events in Asia have been higher than in any other region ...

STORY URL: http://ow.ly/104vY5

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Cars are evolving, and so must the way we insure them

With connected and autonomous cars on the way, insurance will play a massive part in the future of personal transport ...

STORY URL: http://360.here.com/2016/03/22/how-autonomous-driving-will-impact-your-car-insurance/

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No joke, you should want my job #reinsurance

Till this day, my friends and family have no concept of what I actually do. But many of them joke ...

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The career I didn't know I wanted

Almost as far back as I can remember as a child I knew what I wanted to be – a journalist ...

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Insurance is boring......isn't it?

You’re at a party and are introduced to someone new. The conversation quickly turns to 'so what do you ...

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Insurers can combat the marine overfishing crisis

The insurance and reinsurance industries can help combat the marine overfishing crisis - here is how:

As the World Bank points ...

STORY URL: http://houseofocean.org/

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Automation: Shifting WC exposures towards cyber exposures?

I attended the 2015 NCCI Annual Issues Symposium this past spring, which is one of the most important annual events ...

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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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Reviving the ocean economy - can insurance contribute?

In a recent report commissioned by the WWF (Reviving the Ocean Economy), it was estimated that the asset value of ...

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