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Natural disasters claimed fewest deaths in 30 years

Global insured losses from natural disasters during 1H 2017 are estimated at US 22 billion with 76% of these sustained by public and private US insurers, according to "Global Catastrophe Recap: First Half of 2017 report" launched by Impact Forecasting, AON Benfield's catastrophe model development team.

20.07.2017

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VIDEO: GIF 2017, LONDON: HRH The Prince of Wales welcome address

"Insurers have to play an important part not only in managing current risks, but also in modelling the future by contributing to a better understanding of risks, to closing the insurance gap and setting an example of responsible investment policy," HRH The Prince of Wales said in his welcome address at GIF 2017.

20.07.2017

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PCS® H1 2017 Catastrophe Bond Report: We saw a show of brute market force in the Q2 2017
Following a record-setting first quarter, catastrophe bond issuance activity surged even further. Sponsors completed 21 transactions and raised an eye-popping USD 6.5 billion. That brought first-half totals to 29 transactions and nearly USD 8.8 billion in new limit, reads the recent PCS® H1 2017 Catastrophe Bond Report. More




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Andrea KEENAN
Senior Managing Director - Industry Relations, A.M.Best USA
Vice Chair, Microinsurance Network
Microinsurance helps with financial education, family planning, development of small enterprises and maintenance of health, and the products are typically designed to address the specific needs of any given population.  A virtuous cycle develops as this produces income smoothing, larger planning horizons and the development of financial wellbeing.  It is challenging because, to be affordable, scale must be achieved.

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FRISS: Uncovering insurance fraudsters
FRISS: Uncovering insurance fraudsters
If you compare the insurance fraud business to other types of business, it pays off to commit insurance fraud. The benefits are great, the chances of being caught are low, and the sanctions you get once caught are low as well. So, whether working in the claims, financial, underwriting or SIU department; you will all deal with fraud at some point. And it does not stop at an organization or a border. Fraudsters do market research. They use different modus operandi, use different insurers, fake identities; just to make sure that they don't get caught. More


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