There are abundant opportunities in the Middle East and North Africa. Energy and construction projects, demographic development and economic growth are generating considerable prospects for re/insurance.
Rocked by civil strife and recently concluded and ongoing civil wars, the Middle East and North Africa continue to present unique challenges for those considering doing business in the region.
Matthew Pifer outlines how an open and frank relationship between reinsurers and captives can optimise their approach to claims handling.
Network services are an integral, and increasingly significant, component of international business communications. Here, the Bermuda Telephone Company outlines the strength of its offering.
Richard Munday, vice president, international business development at Keytech, explores a few of the concepts from the multifaceted jewel that is cloud computing.
Solvency II equivalence will be of considerable benefi t to the Island’s commercial and captive re/insurance sectors. The Bermuda Monetary Authority outlines its progress towards equivalency.
A healthy workforce is a productive one. Here, the importance of a proactive corporate wellness programme is explored by Jacqueline Teunissen of Colonial Medical Insurance.
There has been a bumper crop of ILS issuances in the first half of 2012. Jason Carne and Adam Smith of KPMG discuss the successes of recent months and Bermuda’s prominence as a jurisdiction for cat bonds.
Roger Crombie argues that elected regulators are unlikely to be the panacea for increasingly heavy-handed re/insurance regulation in the US.
A catastrophe modeller is essential when designing a good catastrophe bond. Ben Brookes of RMS explains why.