Our Perspective

  • Comparative Values Personal Injury Compensation in Europe

    By Lorenzo Vismara |January 17, 2014|English

    It’s never easy comparing claims costs in one territory with another, especially when it comes to personal injury compensation. There are different legal systems to contend with, and various systems of compensation. But the Claims Team at Gen...

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  • Time To Take a Reality Check on LTD Pricing

    By Jena Breece |January 16, 2014|English

    Pricing long term disability (LTD) policies is complex enough, what with projecting incidence rates and claim termination rates, as well as Social Security and other offsets. But another increasingly crucial factor gets less attention - pricing for...

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  • Survey Shines a Light on Life Insurers’ ERM Practices

    By Joe Atamaniuk |January 14, 2014|English

    Our first Enterprise Risk Management Survey of life insurers was launched a year ago, and we have just recently finished touring the U.S. to review the results with our clients. The survey is a resource to them - providing some useful insights into...

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  • The Fac Files - Yes Virginia, There Is a Santa Claus

    By Tim Dunn |January 08, 2014|English

    The holidays have come and gone, and my gift to you is a blog post that does NOT discuss Fac terminology or loss examples. ‘Twas the week after New Year and all through the land Those holiday parties were way out of hand. The agents, the brokers,...

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  • Emerging Issues Hit Home [Presentation]

    By Mindy Pollack |January 06, 2014|English

    When technology and privacy expectations clash, the result is more claims - and this emerging trend hits home in the habitational risk arena. Cameras installed for tenant safety may invade their privacy. Personal information maintained for tenant screening...

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  • Resolving New Zealand Earthquake Claims Complexity

    By Mo Tooker|January 01, 2014|English

    The global insurance market is closely watching the progress of earthquake claims settlements in New Zealand. Not only does New Zealand enjoy one of the highest insurance penetration rates in the world (over 6%), earthquake sublimits are rarely employed. Between...

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