Insights

Aug, 2018

North Atlantic Hurricane Season Update

Colorado State University (CSU) and Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) are predicting the 2018 season to be a below normal season due to unfavorable conditions for cyclogenesis in the Atlantic.
Aug, 2018

TransReView: New York State’s Commercial Umbrealla

How to stay ahead of New York State’s Commercial Umbrella Market
Jul, 2018

2Q18 Cyber Newsletter

Latest cyber developments including notable breaches, legal/litigation and regulatory news.
Jun, 2018

TransRe Medical Malpractice

On June 21st2018 TransRe Medical Malpractice hosted a Lunch & Learn Discussion. Four distinguished speakers spoke about trends and important topics impacting the medical malpractice community.
  1. Liability Medical Set Asides (LMSA) – Thomas Geroulo ( Secure PDF)
  2. Third Party Litigation Funding – Ryan Donihue & Jack Gresh ( Secure PDF)
  3. Going on the offensive with your damages defense – Rich Montes ( Secure PDF)
 
Apr, 2018

1Q18 Cyber Newsletter

Latest cyber developments including notable breaches, legal/litigation and regulatory news.
Mar, 2018

Inside Medical Liability

Analyzing Financial Strength Ratings and Adverse Verdicts on the Rise
Dec, 2017

TransReView: Healthcare PL 2017 Retrospective

Healthcare PL 2017 Retrospective
Dec, 2017

4Q17 Cyber Newsletter

Latest cyber developments including notable breaches, legal/litigation and regulatory news.
Sep, 2017

3Q17 Cyber Newsletter

Latest cyber developments including notable breaches, legal/litigation and regulatory news.
Aug, 2017

US Flood Insurance

Extract of IRUA Journal of Reinsurance paper on future developments in the private residential flood market.
Jun, 2017

2Q17 Cyber Newsletter

Latest cyber developments including notable breaches, legal/litigation and regulatory news.
Mar, 2017

1Q17 Cyber Newsletter

Latest cyber developments including notable breaches, legal/litigation and regulatory news.
Mar, 2017

Fire Following Terrorism – A Suggested Approach To Estimating Loss Potential

Since 14 U.S. states require that standard commercial fire policies include fire following an act of terrorism, even if terrorism itself is excluded, insurers need a methodology to estimate their potential losses. This paper summarizes one such approach.
Dec, 2016

4Q16 Cyber Newsletter

Latest cyber developments including notable breaches, legal/litigation and regulatory news.
Dec, 2015

Catastrophe Model Implementation Uncertainty – China Typhoon Case Study

The importance of exposure data accuracy/completeness and risk characteristics in developing accurate estimated losses.
Nov, 2015

When the Levee Breaks – Sacramento’s Earthquake/Flood Potential

The implications of Sacramento’s flood and earthquake exposure to the local population and the wider California economy.
Aug, 2015

Reducing Our Risk: Innovation for Disaster Preparation

In partnership with rare.org, we reviewed a number of ideas for improving community resilience. Here we showcase the winning entries, together with the general lessons we learned from the experience.
Mar, 2015

New Madrid Seismic Zone – Implications for Insurers

A summary of the current science and popular perception of the zone and the risks associated with it, and the implications for insurers
Sep, 2014

China’s Natural Hazards – An Introduction

A summary of the science behind five major natural catastrophe exposures – typhoons, monsoons, winter storms, drought and earthquakes- and the implications for insurers.
Sep, 2014

Role of Global Reinsurance In Strengthening Disaster Risk Resilience (GRF)

The Global Reinsurance Forum (of which TransRe is a founding member) highlights the role of an integrated risk management structure (government regulation, improved engineering in addition to (re)insurance) to improve society’s resilience to natural and man-made disasters.
May, 2014

European Extratropical Cyclones – Implications for Local Insurers

The climatology and effects of Atlantic storms as they impact Europe, including extracts from an Accuweather study on climate signals and storm paths, and the implications for insurers.
Mar, 2014

Global Climate Influencers – El Nino Southern Oscillation

The effects and impacts of this most studied climate pattern that emanates from the Pacific Ocean, affects global weather patterns, and the implications for insurers.
Feb, 2014

Global Climate Influencer – Arctic Oscillation

A summary of the science behind this phenomenon, its impact on extreme weather conditions in the Northern Hemisphere, and the implications for insurers.
Feb, 2014

Global Climate Influencer – Madden Julian Oscillation

How this climate phenomenon influences heavy rainfall and tropical cyclone patterns from the Indian Ocean and around the world, and the implications for insurers.
Jan, 2014

Mexico’s Tropical Cyclones – Implications for Local Insurers

An overview of the hurricane climatology for Mexico’s Pacific and Atlantic coasts, the impact on weather phases, and the implications for insurers.
Oct, 2013

Brazil’s Flood & Droughts – Implications for Local Insurers

A summary of the wide range of climate conditions which interact to form persistent weather patterns, their impact on Brazil, and the implications for insurers.
May, 2013

Role of Insurance in Community Resilience (RAA)

The Reinsurance Association Of America’s President, Frank Nutter, highlights both the threat and impact of U.S. natural catastrophes, using a wealth of statistical data, as well as the role of insurance, and recommended developments.

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