Guy Carpenter Market Pulse – Employee Stop Loss (ESL) Survey Results: The Guy Carpenter ESL survey focused on various issues, including market sizing, outsourcing of various functions, employee count and more. Our survey gathered responses from top providers in the U.S. market, representing various sizes, segments and distribution sources.
Oliver Wyman – 2020 Women in Financial Services Report: The latest edition of the Women in Financial Services report from Guy Carpenter affiliate, Oliver Wyman, has found that the industry is finally making progress on gender diversity in the workforce. Mindsets are shifting and, as a result of hard work and commitment, progress is beginning to be reflected in the numbers.
Emerging From the Shadows – Casualty: Casualty (re)insurance is often overshadowed by developments in property lines. As the last two years have shown, the human impact and devastating damage caused by catastrophes such as hurricanes, typhoons, wildfires and earthquakes tend to dominate the headlines, according to Julian Alovisi, Head of Research and Publications, Guy Carpenter.
Significant Insured Losses – 2011 to Q3 2019: Chart exhibits the significant insured losses from 2011 through the third quarter of this year. Insured loss for the third quarter 2019 is approximately USD 17-19 billion. This quarter’s insured loss is mainly driven by two major events: Typhoon Faxai in Japan and Hurricane Dorian.
The Captive Business Strategy – Employee Medical and Other Heath Care Risks: Medical systems have historically been the quickest to adopt captives to control their employee healthcare costs. From regional hospitals with a single plan, to large hospital systems with multiple plans, the systems have found that a captive-based structure used at the parent level enables a more efficient purchase with uniform protection across plans.
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A Changing Climate: Climate change has long been a topic of considerable debate. Its profile has been raised further recently by two key developments: first, the occurrence of several high profile losses where climate change may have played a contributory role (for example, the California wildfires) and second, regulatory initiatives, particularly in Europe, to stimulate the industry’s focus on this area, according to Matthew Eagle, Head of Global Model Solutions & Advisory, Guy Carpenter and Dr. Jessica Turner, Head of EMEA Cat Advisory, Guy Carpenter.