ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE As China grapples with the twin issues of increasing natural hazards and low insurance penetration, the economic progress it achieves tends to be annihilated. Catastrophe bonds can be a viable solution to this problem. Asia Insurance Review spoke with two insurance-linked securities experts to discuss the feasibility of CAT bonds as a risk […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE. НА РУССКОМ ЗДЕСЬ  The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is evaluating the use of catastrophebonds as part of a disaster risk transfer solution for use in the Europe and the Commonwealth of Independent States (ECIS) region. The focus is on ECIS countries ( Central Asia, Southern Caucasus, Eastern and South East Europe, […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE The relentless evolution of insurtech will ultimately mean job losses and potentially a decline in the requirement for reinsurance globally, Clive O’Connell, partner and head of insurance and reinsurance at law firm McCarthy Denning, told Monte Carlo Today. He said it will make reinsurers more efficient and revolutionise the reinsurance landscape in […]

ОРИГИНАЛЬНАЯ ПУБЛИКАЦИЯ НА АНГЛИЙСКОМ ЗДЕСЬ Стихийные бедствия и сопутствующие им экономические потрясения представляют серьезную угрозу человеческим жизням и благосостоянию, особенно в развивающихся странах. Финансовые потери от катастроф всегда были большими, но в последнее время их размер только увеличивается. За период 2005-2014 годов непосредственно в регионе Восточной Европы и СНГ произошло 314 катастрофических событий, повлекших гибель […]

ORIGINAL PUBLICATION HERE. На русском ЗДЕСЬ Disasters and the associated economic shocks are a significant threat to human life and personal wellbeing. While the costs have always been significant, disasters are increasingly more expensive.  Between 2005-2014, the Eastern Europe and Central Asia region alone faced 314 disasters, resulting in more than 60,000 people killed, 11 million people […]