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How insurers can incentivize resilience

The main purpose of insurance is to aid in personal, corporate and societal recovery by providing indemnification for losses that might otherwise cause financial failure. However, insurance has several secondary functions, including acting as a mechanism to incentivize good risk

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Is California wildfire becoming uninsurable?

From time to time, the global re/insurance industry experiences a loss or series of losses that forces market participants to re-evaluate what they thought they knew about a given hazard. Three examples of such shock losses are Hurricane Andrew (1992),

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Wildfire is a paradox we must learn to live with

Right from the get go, it is instilled in us that fire has very few redeeming qualities if any at all. Essentially nothing good ever comes from fire, or so we’re told. It’s an evil force that must be quelled,

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COVID, BI and takeaways from the 9/11 lawsuit: An interview with someone who was there

Stephen Dishart served as Managing Director of Corporate Communication and HR for Swiss Re’s Americas Division at the time of the terrorist attack of Sept. 11, 2001. He led the strategic communication team that worked very closely with senior management

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Hard, harder, hardest: Where are we in the cycle?

In this piece, industry veteran Phil Cook makes a number of good points about the current state of the p&c market in Canada. Cook makes the distinction between a hard market and a difficult market, sharing that he is not

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Hard, harder, hardest: Where are we in the cycle?

In this piece, industry veteran Phil Cook makes a number of good points about the current state of the p&c market in Canada. Cook makes the distinction between a hard market and a difficult market, sharing that he is not

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Hard, harder, hardest: Where are we in the cycle?

In this piece, industry veteran Phil Cook makes a number of good points about the current state of the p&c market in Canada. Cook makes the distinction between a hard market and a difficult market, sharing that he is not

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We ignore climate science at our financial peril

There is an old joke that has a young Senate intern at a fairly high-level Washington, D.C. cocktail party. The intern approaches a four-star general standing alone and engages in small talk. “Wow, that’s a lot of medals you have

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We ignore climate science at our financial peril

There is an old joke that has a young Senate intern at a fairly high-level Washington, D.C. cocktail party. The intern approaches a four-star general standing alone and engages in small talk. “Wow, that’s a lot of medals you have

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We ignore climate science at our financial peril

There is an old joke that has a young Senate intern at a fairly high-level Washington, D.C. cocktail party. The intern approaches a four-star general standing alone and engages in small talk. “Wow, that’s a lot of medals you have

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