Our Perspective

  • The Key to Reinsuring High Value Vehicles [Video]

    By Tedra Skelton |July 27, 2014|English

    We recently worked with a client that writes high value homeowners insurance, where the insured’s car collection was worth almost $10 million and the highest value car was worth over $3 million. While they could get their arms around the homeowners...

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  • Trouble on the Streets: Is the Tide Rising?

    By Joaquin Orejas |July 08, 2014|English

    We believe there is a need for underwriters worldwide to have a greater awareness of the potential losses that might occur when offering coverage for Strike, Riot and Civil Commotion (SRCC). One of the typical underwriting pitfalls is to focus on the...

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  • Catastrophes, Capital and Competition: Talking Points From Down Under

    By Pietro Toffanello|July 01, 2014|English

    I recently participated in a stimulating roundtable event organised in Sydney by the publication Asia Insurance Review in collaboration with the law firm Clyde & Co. I joined a dozen other senior insurance industry executives to exchange views on...

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  • Why Is Valuation Such a Problem on Property Policies?

    By Geoff Piggot|June 12, 2014|English

    A striking feature of property claims, in all the markets in which Gen Re operates, is the number of claims that involve policies with inadequate policy limits. Potentially, this leads to the application of co-insurance/average, possibly a disputed...

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  • How the Best Laid Plans Can Cut Cat Losses [Infographic]

    By Mike Griffin|May 26, 2014|English

    The hurricane season is here, and it's time to make sure you have an effective catastrophe plan in place. A good Cat plan translates into satisfied customers, fewer complaints and better retention levels. Going deeper, it also means reduced bad faith...

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  • How Facultative Reinsurance Can Help Ocean Marine Insurers [Presentation]

    By Sydonie Williams|May 15, 2014|English

    Our ocean marine clients bring us a wide range of risks, from individual shipments to complex project cargo on a single and open policy basis. Some cargo insurers, for example, have growing concerns about how to manage peak shipment values coming from...

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