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  • Register for the 2019 IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference (ERIC) International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), has opened registration for the 2019 IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference (ERIC), to be held February 25–27, 2019, at the Royal Sonesta in Houston.
  • Swiss Re Shoulders $1.1 Billion from Nat Cat Claims in Third Quarter In the third quarter of this year, Swiss Re estimated it will shoulder combined claims costs of $1.1 billion from recent natural catastrophes (net of retrocession and before tax). While the third-quarter loss estimates are large for an individual quarter for Swiss Re, the cumulative losses for the first 9 months are broadly in line with year-to-date expectations.
  • Demotech Releases Second Quarter 2018 Financial Analysis of RRGs Demotech has released its "Analysis of Risk Retention Groups—Second Quarter 2018," reporting on the overall financial performance of risk retention groups (RRGs). Demotech's senior financial analyst, Douglas Powell, has concluded that "RRGs have a great deal of financial stability and remain committed to maintaining adequate capital to handle losses."
  • Estimated Insured Losses for Hurricane Michael Are $6 to $10 Billion Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates insured wind and storm surge losses for Hurricane Michael will be between $6 billion and $10 billion.
  • General Commercial Lines Hardening, According to IVANS IVANS has announced the "IVANS Index: Premium Renewal Rate Index" third-quarter results. The results showcased an increase in premium renewal rate change across nearly all of the commercial lines of business compared to the second quarter, except for businessowners policy and workers compensation.
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Register for the 2019 IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference (ERIC)

International Risk Management Institute, Inc. (IRMI®), has opened registration for the 2019 IRMI Energy Risk & Insurance Conference (ERIC), to be held February 25–27, 2019, at the Royal Sonesta in Houston.
October 22, 2018 Read More
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Swiss Re Shoulders $1.1 Billion from Nat Cat Claims in Third Quarter

In the third quarter of this year, Swiss Re estimated it will shoulder combined claims costs of $1.1 billion from recent natural catastrophes (net of retrocession and before tax). While the third-quarter loss estimates are large for an individual quarter for Swiss Re, the cumulative losses for the first 9 months are broadly in line with year-to-date expectations.
October 19, 2018 Read More
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Demotech Releases Second Quarter 2018 Financial Analysis of RRGs

Demotech has released its "Analysis of Risk Retention Groups—Second Quarter 2018," reporting on the overall financial performance of risk retention groups (RRGs). Demotech's senior financial analyst, Douglas Powell, has concluded that "RRGs have a great deal of financial stability and remain committed to maintaining adequate capital to handle losses."
October 19, 2018 Read More
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Estimated Insured Losses for Hurricane Michael Are $6 to $10 Billion

Catastrophe risk modeling firm AIR Worldwide estimates insured wind and storm surge losses for Hurricane Michael will be between $6 billion and $10 billion.
October 18, 2018 Read More
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General Commercial Lines Hardening, According to IVANS

IVANS has announced the "IVANS Index: Premium Renewal Rate Index" third-quarter results. The results showcased an increase in premium renewal rate change across nearly all of the commercial lines of business compared to the second quarter, except for businessowners policy and workers compensation.
October 15, 2018 Read More
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Willis Towers Watson Enters into a Global InsurTech Partnership

Plug and Play and Willis Towers Watson have entered into a global InsurTech partnership. The agreement extends Willis Towers Watson's access to early-stage InsurTech startups across all of Plug and Play's InsurTech platforms, which include Beijing, Munich, New York, Silicon Valley, Singapore, and Tokyo.
October 12, 2018 Read More
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Best's Briefing: Considers Hurricane Michael Catastrophe Losses

Although Florida's insurance market-share leaders possess strong levels of risk-adjusted capitalization that should provide a buffer against Hurricane Michael losses, insurers, reinsurers, and insurance-linked securities investors could face significant losses, according to a new A.M. Best briefing.
October 12, 2018 Read More
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Allianz Restructures Its Alternative Risk Transfer Line

Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty will restructure its alternative risk transfer (ART) line of business into two teams. ART Chief Underwriting Officer Richard Boyd will head up the capital solutions insurance-linked markets team. The remaining ART practice groups will be led by Michael Hohmann.
October 11, 2018 Read More
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"You Own an Insurance Company, Now What?" Free Captive Insurance Webinar

Join Management Services International for a complimentary captive insurance webinar, "Captives 2.0: You Own an Insurance Company, Now What?," that will take place on Thursday, October 18, 2018. The course begins at 2:00 p.m. (EDT) and will be hosted by Jeremy Colombik.
October 10, 2018 Read More
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Greenlight Re Invests in Healthcare Benefits Administrator

Greenlight Re has invested in Sana Benefits, an Austin-based third-party administrator startup focused on the self-insured healthcare market in the United States. Sana Benefits helps small-to-medium-sized businesses access employee benefit plans to self-insure their employees.
October 09, 2018 Read More
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