The Intelligent Quarterly from the publishers of The Insurance Insider

Summer 2016

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Mortgage Re

Mortgage reinsurance

Broader foundations

The fallout from the financial crisis has created new growth opportunities for reinsurers to take on mortgage credit risk. David Bull investigates Continued inside

Editor's Comment

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Adam McNestrie

Feeding the hungry

When I started doing this in 2010, global specialty (re)insurers had a slightly imbalanced business modelContinued inside

News analysis

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IQ profile

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John Shepherd


Should I stay or should I go?

John Shepherd, CEO of Shepherd Compello, makes the case for staying in Europe Continued inside


Burning issue

Address Downtown

The Address Downtown high-rise fire in Dubai last New Year's Eve highlighted a troubling exposure for Middle East property writers, finds Charlie ThomasContinued inside

Expense ratios

Up, up and away

Hot air balloon

With reinsurers' profits already under attack from increased ceding commissions and broker compensation, rising acquisition costs are driving up expense ratios, finds Iulia CiutinaContinued inside

Blockchain ledgers

Chain reaction

Domino spiral

As the potential uses of blockchain technology spread to the insurance sector, could it prove to be the next great disruptor of the industry? Matthew Neill investigatesContinued inside

Trading Risk

On the ILS trail


Fiona Robertson and Lucy Jones chart the journey of discovery some ILS pioneers have taken towards new frontiersContinued inside

Also featured

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A better balance


FTI Consulting's Ian Marshall details the first solvent scheme of arrangement sanctioned under the UK's revised PRA/FCA regimeContinued inside


The tip of the iceberg


With the exponential growth in global connectivity, a huge exposure is lurking beneath the surface of the market in the form of casualty accumulation risk, says Suki BasiContinued inside


Getting a grip on data

Virtual screen

As the sheer volume of data threatens to overwhelm (re)insurers facing regulatory compliance, Richard Brown says technology can helpContinued inside


Special relationship

US UK flag

In the second of RPC's series of articles on M&A, David Wallis outlines what commercial teams need to know about US/UK dealsContinued inside

Research & Supplements

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Bermuda Summer Roundtable 2016

The Insurance Insider Bermuda Roundtable 2016

It's not all doom and gloom. The mid-year renewals weren't that bad after allRead more

Legacy 2016

Legacy 2016

It's not often that the glitz of the film industry crosses with the glamour of the legacy marketRead more

Insider MC RT 2015

The Insurance Insider Monte Carlo Roundtable 2015

I love the Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous! In many ways The Insurance Insider Roundtable has become the definitive event of the gatheringRead more

Miami RT cover

The Insurance Insider Miami Roundtable 2016

It's a great privilege to have a ringside seat when something exciting is happening in the industryRead more

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