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Aquaculture insurance development in Latin America: a challenge to be addressed

11 Dec 2014

New publication explains the importance of aquaculture insurance on the continent and how the insurance industry can help.

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Managing natural disaster risks in Brazil

06 Nov 2014

A recent study conducted by Swiss Re in Brazil suggests that insurance professionals would support a new regulatory framework for flood risk management, as well as greater collaboration on the issue between public and private players. BNamericas spoke to Florian Kummer, head of the company's reinsurance property and casualty underwriting hub for Latin America, about rising natural disaster risk in Brazil and actions which could be taken by the insurance industry and government to manage this risk.

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Flood insurance: the use of new tools and more dialogue with the government are conditions for creating a more efficient market, research by Swiss Re reveals

15 Oct 2014

A survey of over 100 professionals from various insurers found that the sector is willing to adopt solutions to reduce the impact of natural catastrophes provided it has the appropriate tools and that there is State involvement and greater awareness among the population.

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Risk Drivers in a Changing Regulatory Environment in Mexico

10 Jul 2014

The changing regulatory landscape for Motor Liability Bodily Injury insurance in Mexico provide a good example of how defining new risk drivers.

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"What do you know about Solvency II?", a high-level introduction for interested parties from Non-EU regions.

11 Jun 2014

We see the global insurance industry is undergoing a solvency modernisation in order to enhance policyholder interests protection and financial market stability.

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Lack of protection: only 1.2% of livestock in Latin America is insured

30 Apr 2014

The continent's appetite for meat is spurring an increase in cattle production. The rate of insurance for this sector should grow as well, according to the Swiss Re report Livestock insurance in Latin America: animal production and the current livestock scenario in the region.

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Latin America Customer Survey Report 2013: listening to the continent

07 Feb 2014

Latin America is a dynamic sector of the world economy and its consumers are among the most important potential buyers of insurance. In April 2013 Swiss Re asked over 5,000 people across six countries on the continent their views on life & health protection. Latin America Customer Survey Report 2013: capturing future opportunities analyses the results.

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