Posts Tagged ‘Reinsurance’



November 15th, 2018

GC Videocast - Emerging Cyber Risks Explained

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The “years of data breaches,” 2013 and 2014, evolved to healthcare breaches, followed by ransomware attacks. What cyber perils lie ahead?  Guy Carpenter’s Jeremy S. Platt, Managing Director and Cyber Solutions Specialty Practice Leader; and Chris Shafer, Assistant Vice President at Cyber Solutions Specialty Practice, explain in the video.

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November 13th, 2018

A Math Formula May Offer a Solution to Insurers’ Critical Challenges

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Guy Carpenter has developed a methodology that applies a mathematical formula to provide insurers and reinsurers with a unified, practical framework for risk pricing and capital allocation.

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November 5th, 2018

Recent Thought Leadership from Guy Carpenter – North America Focus

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Here we present a recap of recent thought leadership from Guy Carpenter focusing on important insurance and reinsurance topics in North America.

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October 30th, 2018

The Transformation of Australian and New Zealand life insurance - GC@SIRC Commentary

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matthew_rose_01Matthew Rose, Managing Director

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  • Foreign companies are seeking the long-term growth opportunities that the Australian market offers
  • Insurers are gaining understanding of the significance of efficient and dynamic restructuring of their capital
  • Regular discussions ensure that covers are properly structured to reflect current risk/capital needs

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October 30th, 2018

Mortgage Credit Risk Transfer Market – Expanding Growth Opportunities - GC@PCI Commentary

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tedeschi_john_300x300John Tedeschi, Executive Vice President

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  • GSEs programmatically use (re)insurance to transfer mortgage credit risk
  • Rate of mortgage loan default low due to impact of regulatory changes affecting banks and loan originators
  • GSEs ceded over USD 20 billion of limit into the global (re)insurance market

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October 29th, 2018

2018 Asia Pacific Catastrophe Reinsurance Report

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Guy Carpenter has released its 2018 Asia Pacific Catastrophe Reinsurance Report. The report reviews property catastrophe cover trends; market conditions, including losses and pricing; and catastrophe events in each of the major Asia Pacific countries during 2018.

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October 29th, 2018

Life: Emerging Competition and the Need to Remake the Reinsurance Relationship - GC@PCI Commentary

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rains_david-5-2015-reduced-sizeDavid Rains, Managing Director

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  • Life reinsurance value prop a combination of risk capital, differentiated underwriting knowledge and value-added services
  • Availability of capital and insurers’ success in closing knowledge gap in underwriting reduce need to purchase risk protection
  • Reinsurers can position their InsurTech and advanced technologies to make advisory services a core deliverable

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    October 28th, 2018

    Facultative or Treaty and Why the Need for Hybrid Solutions - GC@PCI Commentary

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    fleming_jeffJeff Fleming, Managing Director

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    • Facultative and treaty reinsurance offer a host of benefits, but each can be burdened with inflexibilities that limits the utility
    • A reinsurance solution that draws on fac and treaty enables insurers to purchase cover that meets unique needs of their profiles
    • GC Hybrid Solutions(SM), with fixed pricing and set capacity, frees cedents from administrative burdens of fac and provides protection for unexpected events

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    October 24th, 2018

    Accounting Changes Impacting the Reinsurance Landscape - GC@BB Commentary

    Posted at 9:00 AM ET

    achtert_blende11_s hettinger_cropped3lightfoot_david_300x300Frank Achtert, Head of Capital Optimization, EMEA; Tom Hettinger, Strategic Advisory Leader, U.S./Canada; David Lightfoot, Head of Global Strategic Advisory – Asia Pacific and Latin America

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    • With IFRS 17, reinsurance for managing capital KPIs needs to be different in type/scale
    • Users of internal capital models must ensure flexibility of underlying simulation platform
    • Accounting for reinsurance contracts separate from underlying contracts

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