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26 June 2016

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Twelve: Biggest Brexit challenge is financial

Zurich-based ILS manager Twelve Capital said that the most significant impact of Brexit on the insurance market will be related to market risk from investment volatility and wider credit spreads rather than market access issuesRead more

Enstar’s Maries to resurface at Validus

Scott Maries has left Enstar and will join Validus, Trading Risk can revealRead more

Newman: Brexit ‘no reason for delay’ in London ILS project

The Brexit vote is no reason to delay the project to develop London ILS legislation, according to Malcolm Newman, sponsor of the London Market Group's ILS Working GroupRead more

ILS and London market insurers focus on access issues post-Brexit

As the UK faces up to a vote for Brexit, negotiating continuing access to the European market will be key for London market insurers and ILS fundsRead more

Perils reduces Eva-Frank losses by 7% to £538mn

Perils has put its latest insured loss estimate for storms Eva and Frank at £538mn ($797mn), down 7 percent from its previous projectionRead more

Blue Capital London fund sets up share buyback scheme

Directors of the £296mn Blue Capital Global Reinsurance Fund have approved a three month share buyback programme of unspecified valueRead more

Florida Citizens cites AOB abuse in hefty rate rise

Pacific disaster insurance scheme renewed

FedNat adds multi-year reinsurance cover for 2016

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La Niña timing crucial for hurricane season

Forecasters agreed the Atlantic is set to experience near-normal storm activity in the coming months, but are still undecided on whether El Niño or La Niña conditions will be the season's key driverRead more

ILS market expands Florida reinsurance premium by 12% in 2015

Collateralised reinsurers and ILS investors received $654mn in ceded premiums from the top 10 Florida carriers in 2015, a rise of 12 percent from $586mn the previous year, according to data collected by Trading RiskRead more

Citizens still planning reinsurance overhaul for 2017

Florida Citizens Property Insurance is still planning a major restructure of its reinsurance arrangements in 2017, after notably shrinking its programme this yearRead more

Quantifying man-made quake risks

Catastrophe modellers are increasingly taking into account human-induced earthquakes, after recent research from the US Geological Survey showed that the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and Oklahoma City now face the same threat from temblors as CaliforniaRead more

Upstream in the Everglades

Getting "closer to risk" is one of the talking points in the reinsurance market at the momentRead more

Trading Places

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The Trading Floor Interview: Richard Pennay

Rewire Securities co-founder Richard Pennay says that expanding cat bond coverage to more closely match reinsurance will help it competeRead more

Research & Supplements

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TR MC RT 2015

Trading Risk Monte Carlo Roundtable 2015

The ILS market got the chance to step out of the reinsurance spotlight this year at Monte Carlo, after several years as one of the key talking points during the annual Rendez-VousRead more

TR MC RT 2013 cover

Trading Risk Monte Carlo Roundtable 2013

If the convergence community was fed up with being talked about at the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous, the annual Trading Risk roundtable was its chance to be heardRead more

TR Awards 2015

Trading Risk Awards 2015

We have a running joke in the Trading Risk newsroom that we should shake up our annual awards by introducing a new category for the best cat bond title of the yearRead more

TR Sifma 2014

Trading Risk Sifma Rountable 2014

As the traditional market met the capital markets head on with aggressive price reductions last year, the question now turns to what will differentiate the ILS sector in 2014 and beyondRead more

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