The decisive passage of the takeover struggle will now be postponed until April, when the standstill agreement expires.
As the global market landscape shifts investors should ready the aspirin for when the occasional lumpy quarter means results miss expectations.
Top talent risk foreseen in property cat and casualty reinsurance and aviation.
Over-zealous regulation raises the risk that companies will simply withdraw, reducing customer choice and the provision of vital services.
The ease with which clients can change brokers or go direct to the writers of risk will be among other considerations for anti-trust regulators.
Jebi, summer floods and Trami with leave reinsurers with significant losses.
Hurricane Florence and typhoons Jebi and Mangkhut brought collectively tens of billions of dollars of insured losses in September.
Rates were being quoted flat to up 10 percent for 1 October as the Lloyd’s performance drive spurs action from carriers
Separating the exposure from traditional risks could help the aviation market offer more suitable cover.
The big-ticket primary arm ran up huge losses in 2017 after falling to a slim underwriting loss the year before.
Insurers ignore digitisation at their peril, the CEO of insurance standards body Acord has warned.
The gamble for carriers is which InsurTechs to work with and how much skin to put into the game.
A need for top talent dominated discussions amid M&A fallout and tough market conditions.
Drones, autonomous cars and blockchain all contribute to the changing face of the industry.
Rising rates will bolster investment portfolios but spur casualty inflation.
The New York gathering saw several industry leaders stress the need for (re)insurers to attract young talent to the field.
Some contracts may also require the reinsurer to re-capitalise any shortfall in anticipated claims.
The combined Markel-Nephila entity will manage almost $30bn of capital.