July 18th, 2018

Chart: Top Ten Catastrophe Bond Transactions In 2017

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The table lists the top ten catastrophe bond transactions that were completed in 2017.

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July 17th, 2018

How to Turn Compliance Into a Competitive Advantage

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Regulatory technology, or regtech, has emerged as a cost-effective solution to help banks deal with the numerous and burdensome tasks required for compliance with regulations. Regtech also helps banks improve their bottom line by enabling them to more effectively manage risks and execute strategies that bring profitable growth.

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July 16th, 2018

In Risk Management ‘Tried’ Technology Has Staying Power

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Treasury and financial managers remain hesitant to try newer and more efficient risk management tools. A survey of finance professionals found that 97 percent use spreadsheets to manage risk while only 28 percent believe they are efficient risk management tools; this according to the 2018 Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) Risk Survey, which was produced in collaboration with Marsh & McLennan Companies Global Risk Center. Continue reading…

July 13th, 2018

Week’s Top Stories: July 7 - 13, 2018

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Chart: The Cyber Insurance Matrix Explained: Chart examines the policy coverage matrix between cyber and property lines of insurance coverage.

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Guy Carpenter Advises Gothaer on the Transfer of Its Gothaer Re Run-off portfolio: Guy Carpenter acted as the sole transactional advisor on the successful transfer of the reinsurance portfolio of Gothaer Group (Gothaer) which has been in run-off since Gothaer Re ceased trading in 2004.

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Trends in Terror Cover: Hospitality and gaming companies, on average, allocated the largest share of their property insurance programs to terrorism coverage in 2017.

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Developments in the Data Privacy Regulatory Landscape: The recently enacted European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Model Law and the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Cybersecurity Act all address data privacy (the personal information of individuals) and data protection (using such personal information for business objectives), but from different perspectives.

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Chart: Top Ten Catastrophe Bond Transactions In 2017: The table lists the top ten catastrophe bond transactions that were completed in 2017.

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Chart: Global Property Catastrophe ROL Index: The Guy Carpenter Global Property Catastrophe Rate on Line (ROL) index is presented for 1990 through 2018.

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July 12th, 2018

How climate-resilient is your organization?

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reslience21Stakeholders are looking for greater transparency on the risks and opportunities presented by climate change and the shift to a low-carbon economy. This focus is increasing with the accelerating support for the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) released in June 2017.

However, organizations have questions about how to disclose on climate risks and what alignment to the TCFD recommendations means in practice; many are simply unsure how and where to get started.

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July 11th, 2018

Developments in the Data Privacy Regulatory Landscape

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The recently enacted European Union (EU) General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) Model Law and the New York State Department of Financial Services (NYDFS) Cybersecurity Act all address data privacy (the personal information of individuals) and data protection (using such personal information for business objectives), but from different perspectives.

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July 10th, 2018

Trends in Terror Cover

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Hospitality and gaming companies, on average, allocated the largest share of their property insurance programs to terrorism coverage in 2017.

Data in Marsh’s 2018 Terrorism Risk Insurance Report, produced with support from Guy Carpenter, showed that hospitality and gaming companies allocated 10 percent of property premium to terrorism coverage. Continue reading…

July 9th, 2018

Guy Carpenter Advises Gothaer on the Transfer of Its Gothaer Re Run-off portfolio

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Guy Carpenter announced that it acted as the sole transactional advisor on the successful transfer of the reinsurance portfolio of Gothaer Group (Gothaer) which has been in run-off since Gothaer Re ceased trading in 2004.

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July 6th, 2018

Week’s Top Stories: June 30 - July 6, 2018

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Chart: The Cyber Insurance Matrix Explained: Chart examines the policy coverage matrix between cyber and property lines of insurance coverage.

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Chart: Global Property Catastrophe ROL Index: The Guy Carpenter Global Property Catastrophe Rate on Line (ROL) index is presented for 1990 through 2018.

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Chart: Top Ten Catastrophe Bond Transactions In 2017: The table lists the top ten catastrophe bond transactions that were completed in 2017.

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Volcanic Eruptions: A Complex and Largely Overlooked Risk: Volcanic eruptions are complex phenomena that may affect populations and economies in ways we may not be familiar with.

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Chart: Catastrophe Bond Issuance and Capital Outstanding: Chart shows 144A P&C catastrophe issuance and capital outstanding for the years 1998 through year-end 2017 based on data from GC Securities’* proprietary database.

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Guide to Cyber Coverage Options: Cyber Risk Management: Response and Recovery, the new report from Marsh & McLennan’s Global Risk Center and WomenCorporateDirectors, includes a Guide to Cyber Coverage Options.

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