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Despite Boston, TRIPRA may face a ‘stand-off’ on the Hill

North America18-04-2013

Terror incidents in the US have been thankfully few since the tragic events of September 11th. But the attack in Boston looks set to reignite the debate over the reinstatement of TRIPRA.

Schroders to strengthen ILS offering following acquisition


Following its acquisition of a 30 percent stake in Secquaero Advisors, a specialist ILS investment manager, Schroders will now be extending ILS to its institutional clients.

BMA creates supervisory role, appoints Swan


The Bermuda Monetary Authority has created the position of managing director, supervision—to be filled by Craig Swan, who worked formerly as the director, insurance supervision— to lead all of the Authority’s supervisory functions, effective immediately.

European joint committee highlights chinks in Europe’s financial armour


Banking union more likely, as the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities publishes its first look at the European financial systems’ vulnerabilities, which include ongoing macroeconomic woes and the fragmentation of the eurozone.

Bermuda’s USP in ILS


Third party capital is becoming an increasingly prominent component of the Bermuda landscape, driven by legislative change, active lobbying and the appeal of critical mass.

‘Direct attack’ on international reinsurance faces US political intransigence

Bermuda, North America16-04-2013

The US budget has revived efforts to impose a discriminatory tax on international re/insurers, but its passage remains tied to the ‘grand bargain’ yet to be struck over the economic recovery.

ACE the latest reinsurer to opt for sidecar


ACE has established a new $95 million sidecar, Altair Re, which will provide collateralised capacity for its global reinsurance business.

Collateralised pricing decoupling from traditional rated paper


Addressing the rising role that collateralised capacity is playing in the market, Simon Burton, CEO of S.A.C. Re, warned that there is an increasing disconnect between rates for traditional and collateralised capacity.

US budget threatens offshore reinsurers


Details from the US government's 2014 fiscal year budget suggest that offshore reinsurers will come under fire as the White House considers disallowing the deduction for non-taxed reinsurance premiums paid to foreign affiliates.

April renewals: capital growth and rising alternative forms result in stability

Asia-Pacific, North America11-04-2013

Guy Carpenter latest look at April renewals has found that “dynamic capital growth and ample reinsurance capacity” resulted in stable Asian and US renewals, with the rise of alternative capital changing market dynamics.

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