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07 Apr 2021
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Content Type: Blog
While 2020 had far more than its fair share of tragedy and disaster as a result of the pandemic, major catastrophes of other ...
By Martin Bertogg, Head Cat Perils & Cyber, Swiss Re Institute
06 Jan 2021
It has been a record year for hurricanes, with 30 named storms battering the North Atlantic since the start of the summer.
07 Apr 2020
Like so many other people around the world, I've been closely following the daily updates on COVID-19. "Unprecedented" seems to ...
By Edi Schmid, Underwriting Advisor to the Group EC
04 Jul 2019
Last year, global insurance premiums surpassed $5 trillion for the first time ever.
By Moses Ojeisekhoba, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance
23 May 2019
We all know about the protection gap, or at least, I hope so – it's the difference between economic and insured losses. But are ...
26 Oct 2020
Increasingly, hailstorms, torrential rain, pluvial floods and wildfires are playing a larger role in driving up claims.
By Victor Victorsson, Co-Head EMEA Engineering, Property & Specialty Underwriting
22 Jun 2020
We must apply these lessons to another global crisis currently underway, that of climate change, and the re/insurance industry ...
By Urs Baertschi, Chief Executive Officer Reinsurance EMEA / Regional President EMEA
06 May 2020
The ongoing pandemic is front of mind for most people, understandably and rightly so. But I see constant reminders of another ...
By Mike Mitchell, Head P&S Underwriting Reinsurance
27 Apr 2020
In the US, one of the perils climate change impacts is flooding. It's no longer someone else’s problem — it's everyone’s problem. ...
By Keith Wolfe, President Property & Casualty US, Americas
22 Apr 2020
COVID-19 will make history, but it isn't the first global threat to life as we know it. And sadly it won’t be the last.