Posts Tagged ‘risk management’



November 8th, 2017

Insurers Adapting in a Time of Disruption

Posted at 4:00 AM ET

Here we review recent GC Capital Ideas posts on strategies insurers may utilize to continue to achieve growth in a disruptive environment.

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October 23rd, 2017

Baden-Baden Reinsurance Symposium Addresses Industry-wide Impact of Disruption

Posted at 2:00 AM ET

Guy Carpenter & Company hosted the Reinsurance Symposium in Baden-Baden on October 22. The ninth year that Guy Carpenter has hosted the event, the theme of the Symposium was “Profiting from Disruption.”

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October 22nd, 2017

Interoperability: A case for open source - GC@BB Commentary

Posted at 8:15 AM ET

peter-hearn-2-sm1Peter Hearn, President & CEO

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  • Industry-wide call for increased transparency in cat modelling
  • Interoperability facilitates collaboration of multiple data sources
  • Open source models allow insurers to develop own view of risk

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October 17th, 2017

Integrating Growth and Enterprise Risk Management - GC@PCI Commentary

Posted at 8:30 AM ET

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  • There are indications that new A.M. Best Stochastic Based BCAR factor assignments may require more capital for companies entering a new line of business than for established writers growing in that line
  • Companies will be under extra pressure to choose growth strategies carefully because of potential capital pressures from A.M. Best and their potential for low returns due to the extended soft positions of many markets
  • With current capital positions evaluated, robust and current market insight is critical to accurately assess potential growth areas

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October 16th, 2017

Interoperability: A Case For Open Source - GC@PCI Commentary

Posted at 11:30 AM ET

peter-hearn-2-smPeter Hearn, President & CEO

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  • Industry-wide call for increased transparency in cat modeling
  • Interoperability facilitates collaboration of multiple data sources
  • Open source models allow insurers to develop own view of risk

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October 16th, 2017

Guy Carpenter Reports US Insurance Market at a Crossroads but Opportunity Exists

Posted at 8:20 AM ET

303405_guy-carpenter_cover-2-sm1Guy Carpenter today released a study outlining a dynamic insurance industry facing a changing economy and pressure in once-stable lines, but with opportunity for those with management skill and understanding of risk.

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September 10th, 2017

Interoperability: A Case for Open Source - GC@MC Commentary

Posted at 12:30 AM ET

peter-hearn-2-smPeter Hearn, President and CEO

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  • Industry-wide call for increased transparency in cat modelling
  • Interoperability facilitates collaboration of multiple data sources
  • Open source models allow insurers to develop own view of risk

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August 31st, 2017

Addressing Flood Peril

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

Here we review recent GC Capital Ideas posts on Guy Carpenter’s efforts to address the flood peril.

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August 8th, 2017

Public Sector Risk Financing Perspectives in Europe/Middle East/Africa: Part IV: Closing the Protection Gap

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

whitmore_charles_photo-sm4Charles Whitmore, Managing Director

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These trends are likely to support broader product offerings and greater market stability around which the private sector may close the protection gap in EMEA and in other regions:

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August 7th, 2017

Public Sector Risk Financing Perspectives in Europe/Middle East/Africa: Part III: Highlights of Recent Public Sector Initiatives

Posted at 1:00 AM ET

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Charles Whitmore, Managing Director

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Following years of planning by the insurance Industry and negotiation with a wide group of stakeholders including the government, Prudential Regulatory Authority (PRA), the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and others, Flood Re launched in April 2016. The overarching aim of the market-based scheme is to ensure better access to more affordable household insurance for those in high flood risk areas.

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