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Giorgio Brida

Giorgio works in Willis Re’s Strategic Capital and Result Management (SCRM) team in London, providing analytical support to Willis Re’s brokers and clients worldwide. Giorgio came to Willis in January 2011 with an extensive background in economics, international banking, and insurance ratings.

Could an Earthquake Cause the Next Financial Crisis?

On January 17, 1995, an earthquake struck the Japanese port city of Kobe, killing 6,500 people and destroying $100 billion worth of property and capital. Five weeks later, Barings Bank was declared insolvent after admitting losses of $1.3 billion, twice the … Continue reading →

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Poderia um terremoto Causar a Próxima Crise Financeira?

Em 17 de janeiro de 1995, um terremoto atingiu Kobe, cidade portuária japonesa, matando 6.500 pessoas e destruindo o valor de US$ 100 bilhões em propriedade e capital. Cinco semanas depois, o Banco Barings foi declarado insolvente depois de admitir … Continuar lendo →