Tag Archives: risk transfer

Does the Law of One Price apply to insurance?

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The upside of risk transfer market complexity is that arbitrage opportunities don’t disappear quickly. They’re not all that rare; rather, they’re just hidden. Continue reading →

Unrest and uncertainty: Understanding the consequences of Brexit for businesses

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One of the primary consequences of Brexit could be the continuing ability of law enforcement to share information and coordinate their activities. Continue reading →

New and emerging risks, related risk transfer and financing solutions

New and emerging risks, related risk transfer and financing strategies were topics of discussion presented by Marc Paasch and Derrick Easton from the Alternative Risk Transfer team, and Melena Ortega from Munich Re, at RIMS this year. Emerging risks, defined … Continue reading →

New coverage can include talent and loyalty

The alternative risk transfer (ART) market offers solutions when traditional insurance faces challenges like capacity constraints, timeliness/certainty of payment, multiyear or multiline transfer needs, or hedges for risk which are not covered under the usual policies. Continue reading →

Why Would a Charity Use a Captive Insurer?


Recently a major international charity announced their captive will expand from writing UK-only business to play a key role in their international property programme. But with no tax drivers, and no shareholders demanding increased profits, or demonstrations of risk governance, … Continue reading →

Spotlight on Cyber – Risk to Trade Secrets is Growing; Coverage Isn’t

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Economic espionage is a crime that affects both corporate and national interest in protecting intellectual property. However, there is a fundamental misunderstanding of the inherent value of trade secrets within the context of risk transfer. Continue reading →

Podcast: Insurance and Technology

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In our latest podcast, Alastair Swift, Chief Executive Officer, Willis Global Placement, and Jonathan Prinn, Chief Operating Officer, Willis Global Placement, explore how technology is fundamentally changing the way brokers can serve their clients and offer risk transfer solutions. http://blog.willis.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/WillisWire_WillPLACE_28_11_12.mp3Podcast: … Continue reading →