Lara Mowery, Global Head of Distribution at Guy Carpenter, highlights how renewal discussions are focusing on the offsetting trends of underlying rate ... Continue Reading »
Rate Movements Moderated by Availability of Capacity as Negotiations Center on Pricing and Terms at January 1, 2021 Renewals
Price increases at the January 1, 2021 reinsurance renewals were moderated compared to initial expectations by abundant capital levels and an increased willingness on the part of reinsurers to deploy capacity in several sectors, according to Guy Carpenter.
Catastrophe bonds are set to buck the trend elsewhere in the insurance-linked securities (ILS) market, with a strong issuance pipeline for the fourth quarter of 2020 and first quarter of 2021, according to Des Potter, Managing Director, ILS origination and structuring at GC Securities*.
As we all move to working from home and remote locations, the increased risk of cyber attacks has become more prevalent. COVID-19 has presented an opportunity for rogue actors to attack vulnerable companies and indeed individuals. For some, working from home can mean more lax security. This has resulted in the cyber underwriting fraternity asking… Continue Reading »