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5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed – Run-on Sentences

Below are news stories from the week that were easy to miss, but may have some lasting impact -- featuring Galleon, Lloyd's, Madoff, Goldman, and LaSalle Bank. Continue reading →

Notes from Monte Carlo – What’s on the Minds of Reinsurers

I’m back from another whirlwind week of meetings and networking at the Monte Carlo Reinsurance Rendezvous and have had a chance to reflect on some of the main themes to emerge from this year’s event. Continue reading →

Willis Wire: Where We Share our Knowledge and Insights

With change accelerating in the risk landscape, it’s important that companies are aware of the range of challenges facing their business and receive useful information in real time. This is why we’ve pulled together Willis experts who have spent their careers deeply interwoven with our clients’ industries to share their knowledge and insights through our new blog, WillisWire, which today I have the honor to inaugurate. Continue reading →

Airline Industry Losses Hit 5-Year Low

Airplane at Sunset

Despite a spate of aviation losses totaling in the region of US$250 million at the end of July/early August, the airline industry had a relatively turbulent free start to the third quarter, with losses hitting a five-year low of US$794 million. Continue reading →

The Nature of Photovoltaic (PV)

I came across a really interesting innovation online. A 13-year-old boy in the US has spotted the best solar collector ever and they’ve been around since the year dot…trees! Continue reading →

5 Financial Services Stories You May Have Missed — And a Rogues Gallery

We've rounded up the top five recent news stories on the world of banking that were easy to miss, but may have some lasting impact. Continue reading →