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Canadian Underwriter - November 2015


Insuring Black Holes
Governments and (re)insurers need to better collaborate to leverage the industry's risk management expertise and access to capital to lighten the financial burden placed on taxpayers as a result of natural catastrophes.


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Tipping Point?
The relative calm for the (re)insurance industry cannot last forever. Catastrophes will happen and disruptive conditions persist, subjecting the market to continuing and accumulating pressure. Despite still positive returns, how long can the reinsurance industry hold out before this pressure necessitates in material change? Is the industry at, or nearing, its tipping point?