• EY’s Santenac: Rendez-Vous Atmosphere Optimistic

    Discussions have highlighted growth, acquisition and development of new products, solutions and opportunities, said Isabelle Santenac, global insurance leader, EY. Santenac spoke with AM Best TV at Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo.

    6m | Sep 22, 2023
  • Howden Tiger’s Flandro: Capital Pathway, Collateralized Cover Drive Investor Changes

    Attitude of investors is different from last cycle, as now capital largely goes through the ILS market while collateralized cover enters the market, said David Flandro, head of industry analysis and strategic advisory, Howden Tiger. He spoke with AM Best TV at Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo.

    7m | Sep 21, 2023
  • Hiscox Re’s Reardon: ILS Market Is Still Rebalancing

    While macroeconomic concerns about portfolios exist, the ILS market could have a new player, cyber, which has growth potential, rate adequacy and an attractive risk profile, said Kathleen Reardon, CEO, Hiscox Re & ILS. Reardon spoke with AM Best TV at Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo.

    4m | Sep 20, 2023
  • AM Best Officers: Third-Party Assessments Can Help Insurers Evaluate MGAs

    Successful managing general agents focus on underwriting, providing coverages and innovating, rather than simply promising their clients growth, said Matthew Mosher, president and CEO, AM Best Rating Services, and Andrea Keenan, EVP & chief strategy officer, AM Best. They spoke with AM Best TV at Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo.

    8m | Sep 19, 2023
  • Cyber Panel: Insurers, Reinsurers Think About Cyber Differently

    A panel of industry experts at the Rendez-Vous de Septembre in Monte Carlo said a large gap remains between coverage needed and protection bought.

    16m | Sep 18, 2023
  • AM Best: Global Reinsurers Face Uncertainty Even as Conditions Improve

    Optimism is being countered by an uncertain environment due to underwriting, economic, social and geopolitical factors, said Carlos Wong-Fupuy, senior director, AM Best.

    12m | Sep 15, 2023
  • Aon Edge CEO: Tropical Storm Hilary Underscores Importance of Flood Insurance

    Aon Edge President and CEO John Dickson said the number of people impacted by Hilary is far greater than those reporting flood losses “because not enough people in the area were carrying critical insurance…just another example of the growing insurance gap in this country.”

    13m | Sep 14, 2023
  • EVs Make for Unique Coverage Challenges for Insurers

    Sandee Perfetto, senior director, personal line coverage for products, Verisk, discusses the myriad of insurance risk differences between combustion engine automobiles and electric vehicles.

    13m | Sep 13, 2023
  • LIMRA-EY Study Finds Evolving Trends in Workplace

    From adjusting to hybrid work to a new generation of employees, the future of work seems more uncertain than it was a few years ago. Chris Morbelli, EY Americas Life & Group Insurance transformation leader discusses the findings of a LIMRA-EY collaborative study that surveyed employees across industries and organization sizes.

    8m | Sep 12, 2023
  • Celent: Generative AI Is Game Changer for Insurers

    Andrew Schwartz, insurance analyst at Celent, discusses a new company study on artificial intelligence that looks at the proliferation of the technology and how it is seeping into just about every facet of the insurance industry.

    17m | Sep 11, 2023
  • A Look Back: One Year After Hurricane Ian

    Karthik Ramanathan, vice president and principal engineer, research and modeling, extreme event solutions team, and Steve Clarke, government relations, both from Verisk, dissect Florida’s deadliest hurricane since 1935 in search of answers as to what made Ian such a catastrophic event.

    13m | Sep 8, 2023
  • LIMRA’s Giesing: Annuity Sales Up 27% in First Half of 2023

    Todd Giesing, assistant vice president, LIMRA Annuity Research, said total U.S. annuity sales climbed to $181.1 billion, setting a new record, in the first half of 2023, and LIMRA forecasts a strong second half of the year. 

    13m | Sep 7, 2023
  • Voice of the Future

    Alex Martin, CEO and co-founder of Clearspeed, the market leader in assessing risk in speech, said he sees voice technology as an important tool for insurers when it comes to the future of fraud detection.

    7m | Sep 6, 2023
  • Opportunity Abounds in E&S

    Liz Kramer, newly appointed President of Excess and Surplus Lines, Munich Re Specialty Insurance, said the E&S market has almost doubled in the last four to five years.

    8m | Sep 5, 2023
  • Successful Environment

    Jamie Langes, vice president underwriting officer environmental for Philadelphia Insurance Companies sand that when considering the different impacts of environmental liability from a cleanup perspective to bodily injury and property damage it's very unique.  

    7m | Sep 4, 2023
  • HAI’s Malaspina: ‘Human Firewall’ Is Best Defense Against Cyberrisk

    Ed Malaspina, chief executive officer and president, HAI Group, said the affordable housing sector is also vulnerable to cyberrisk. Malaspina spoke with AM Best TV at the annual Vermont Captive Insurance Association conference in Burlington.  

    3m | Sep 1, 2023
  • Kite Realty's Severson: Hurricanes, Carrier Restrictions Make Captives an Option for Property Risk

    Theresa Severson, vice president of insurance and risk management, Kite Realty Group, said captives are considered good options for safety and benefits programs. Severson spoke with AM Best TV at the annual Vermont Captive Insurance Association conference in Burlington.

    3m | Aug 31, 2023
  • Axa XL’s Bauman: Captive Insurers Play Role in Corporate Governance

    Steve Bauman, global programs and captives director, Americas, Axa XL, said organizations face risk if their captives are noncompliant. Bauman spoke with AM Best TV at the annual Vermont Captive Insurance Association conference in Burlington.

    5m | Aug 30, 2023
  • Vermont’s Bigglestone: Cells Offer Quicker Entry Into Captive Insurance

    Sandy Bigglestone, deputy commissioner, Captive Insurance Division, Vermont Department of Financial Regulation, said the attractiveness of cells lies in their existing infrastructure. They can be used to test the climate before possibly transitioning to a single-parent captive. Bigglestone spoke with AM Best TV at the annual VCIA conference in Burlington. 

    14m | Aug 29, 2023
  • Michigan's Piner Sees Captive Future in Cannabis, Auto, Life Sectors

    David Piner director of the captive program, Michigan Department of Insurance and Financial Services, said Michigan's program is growing, with about $2.5 billion in premiums written last year. Premiums could exceed $3 billion by the end of 2023. Piner spoke with AM Best TV at the annual Vermont Captive Insurance Association conference in Burlington.

    7m | Aug 28, 2023
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