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ICLR to host webinar related to extreme rainfall on March 24

March 2, 2017 by Canadian Underwriter

The Institute for Catastrophic Loss Reduction (ICLR) will be holding a webinar on “physics” versus climate models as related to extreme rainfall on March 24. The ICLR announced the webinar, titled Practical issues in updating IDF curves for future climate:

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Estimated insured losses for U.S., Caribbean from Hurricane Matthew US$2.5 billion to US$8 billion: RMS

October 21, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

RMS has estimated Hurricane Matthew will produce insured losses of US$1.5 billion to US$5 billion for the United States and US$1 billion to US$3 billion in the Caribbean, making it the reinsurance industry’s costliest Atlantic hurricane since Sandy four years

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A.M. Best releases methodology publication on insurance-linked securities

August 18, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

Oldwick, N.J.-based ratings firm A.M. Best Company has announced the publication of its new Best’s Insurance-Linked Securities & Structures Methodology (BILSM). The publication follows a public comment period that began on May 16 and closed on June 16, A.M. Best