Publications

May 05 The technology and data revolution in insurance: A brave new world? 0

Technology and data-driven underwriting holds great promise for both insurers and insureds. However, as long-time principles such as risk pooling and . . .

Jan 01 Closing the global insurance protection gap 0

Underinsurance goes beyond the missed commercial opportunity for insurers. When insurers only absorb a fraction of economic losses from disasters, stakeholders will inevitably start questioning the social purpose and . . .

Oct 01 MENA reinsurance market dynamics overshadowed by global developments 0

The MENA reinsurance markets continue to benefit from the region’s robust economic expansion. Double-digit primary market growth and a perceived low exposure to natural perils are the main attractions which . . .

Jul 01 Financial stability: A new dimension of insurance regulation 0

In the wake of the global financial crisis, the world’s largest insurance groups have had to cope with macro-prudential policies as a new layer . . .

Apr 03 MultaQa Qatar - A forum to bring the industry forward 0

In March, the Qatar Financial Centre (QFC) Authority and the Qatar Central Bank hosted a pre-eminent platform for more than 700 senior insurance industry figures from . . .

Apr 02 Alternative capital and the future of reinsurance 0

A combination of innovating for the digital future and cultivating traditional strengths will be a promising way of securing the reinsurance industry’s long-term relevance and . . .

Jan 06 Brand equity in insurance – An economic view 0

The commercial value of an insurer’s brand is a function of excellence in key business and corporate processes rather than a result of image-building public relations or . . .

Oct 01 A global perspective on MENA reinsurance markets 0

The reinsurance markets of the MENA region are undergoing profound change. Retention levels are on the increase, the region’s perception as a “low natural catastrophe, low correlation” area is challenged, and ...

Jul 09 How to address risk and uncertainty in the post-crisis world 0

Insurers are facing a complex cocktail of geopolitical, economic, environmental and technological risks. In a delicate balancing act, the industry needs to mitigate these whilst preserving its relevance to the economy and society...

Apr 01 A respite for the global (re)insurance industry, but no all-clear 0

2012 certainly brought some respite to the global insurance and reinsurance industry. On closer inspection, however, most of the challenges inherited from previous years continue to impact...