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Perspective

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  • Don't Let the Tail Wag the Dog - Risk Strategies for European Commercial Liability Insurance

    By Achim Bosch |April 03, 2014|English

    Change is happening right across the liability risk landscape in Europe. New types of risk are constantly emerging and claims complexity is increasing. Thanks to the media's focus on blame, the public is more willing than ever to file claims. Meanwhile,...

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  • What Are Your Options To Reinsure Your Umbrella Business? [Presentation]

    By Brooke Cote|March 25, 2014|English

    What's the right reinsurance strategy for umbrella exposures – per policy or per occurrence? There's no stock answer to that question. Identifying the best treaty solution really depends on your own unique book of business as well as your risk...

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  • 6 Ways to Manage Volatility and Grow

    By Brooke Cote|March 19, 2014|English

    A predominantly personal lines insurance company was interested in expanding its commercial book of business. When making such an expansion, many personal lines-dominant carriers tend to apply to commercial business the same types of underwriting, pricing...

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  • When the Playing Field Is a Minefield

    By Tad Montross|March 16, 2014|English

    Industry people often talk about the playing field and whether it is level or not. But they should also be focused on the players, the weather conditions and the rules of the game. From a reinsurance perspective, insurers need to think about whether...

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  • China Ramps Up Consumer Protection Rights - Proceed With Caution

    By Frank Wang |March 13, 2014|English

    Punitive damages have not been an issue for liability insurers doing business in China – but that’s about to change. On 15 March, new laws aimed at toughening up consumer protection rights come into effect with amendments that raise the...

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  • The Next Big Thing - Frontier Markets

    By Oscar Edelsvärd |March 06, 2014|English

    Brazil, Russia, India, China (and subsequently South Africa) have been poster countries for rapid growth, progress and economic potential for over a decade. International insurance companies have opened branch offices in those countries and many national...

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