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Our Knowledge

With articles written by our senior executives, underwriters, claims managers, and actuaries, along with guest contributors, we share timely insights and information to help keep you and your team informed. Below is a recent selection from around the world.

Insurance Claims Anomaly Detection
Traditionally, insurance companies have relied on claims assessors to review and assess insurance claims. Advances in technology, e.g. Large Language Models (LLMs), provide new options. We describe the types of data typically available and the corresponding machine learning techniques that can be used to detect claims anomalies.
Aloysius Lim
Ushering in a New Era of Cystic Fibrosis Management
It has long been thought that cystic fibrosis is a pediatric disorder but has become a chronic disease to be managed into adulthood. A “new era” in cystic fibrosis care has been announced, however concerns are that these striking innovations will not be available or affordable across all markets.
Dr. Chris Ball
Growing Concern Over the Rise in Early-Onset Cancers – An Underwriting Perspective
You have cancer – three words no one ever wants to hear but especially those individuals under the age of 50. Sadly, the incidence of early-onset cancer, those diagnosed between the ages of 18-49, is increasing in the U.S. and globally. Here’s a look at the trend.
Lindsay McPeak, Kim Sholtis
Florida’s Tort Reform Revolution – Following a Year of Change in the Sunshine State
One year ago, Florida House Bill 837 made significant changes to Florida law concerning personal injury litigation and insurance claims. This article provides a year-in-review on the state of personal injury and bad faith law in Florida in the wake of tort reform.
Michael Pagenta, Christina Roberto (Partner of Tittmann Weix) (guest contributor)
Generative Artificial Intelligence in Insurance – Three Lessons for Transformation from Past Arrivals of General-Purpose Technologies
Past arrivals of GPTs offer insights into potential implications of the diffusion process of Generative AI. What do these observations imply for an insurer’s technology choices in the Generative AI adoption process? How can business leaders steer the diffusion of this technology in the organization?
Frank Schmid


Our self-hosted events focus on practical and hands-on knowledge readily applicable to your everyday work. Gen Re experts often speak at insurance industry events, sharing knowledge with clients, prospective clients, and other industry participants.


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In 2021 we celebrated 100 years of Service in the U.S. – and 175 years of the historical Cologne Re (now General Reinsurance AG) in Germany, the world’s first and oldest reinsurer.

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