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NAIC Working Group Recommends Bermuda as Qualified Jurisdiction

A working group of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) has recommended the Bermuda Monetary Authority (BMA) for approval as a “qualified jurisdiction” under the NAIC’s reinsurance regulatory modernization framework. The recommendation, if approved, would reduce collateral requirements for …

A.M. Best Affirms Ratings of Munich Re and Subsidiaries

A.M. Best has affirmed the financial strength rating (FSR) of A+ (Superior) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) of “aa-” of Munich Reinsurance Company (Munich Re) (Germany) and its subsidiaries. Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed all debt ratings of Munich …

A.M. Best Assigns A- (Excellent) Rating to Kelvin Re in Guernsey

A.M. Best has assigned a financial strength rating of A- (Excellent) and an issuer credit rating of “a-” to Kelvin Re Limited (Guernsey). The outlook assigned to both ratings is stable. The ratings reflect Kelvin Re’s strong capitalization, diversified projected business profile within …

A.M. Best Upgrades Ratings of Mapfre Panamá

A.M. Best upgraded the financial strength rating to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating to “a” from “a-” of Mapfre Panamá S.A., Panama City, Panama. The outlook for both ratings is stable. The upgrade of the ratings …

A.M. Best Upgrades Rating of Greenlight Reinsurance Ireland

A.M. Best has upgraded the financial strength rating (FSR) to A (Excellent) from A- (Excellent) and the issuer credit rating (ICR) to “a” from “a-” of Greenlight Reinsurance Ireland Limited. Concurrently, A.M. Best has affirmed the FSR of A (Excellent) and the ICR …

TSC Advantage Enhances Cyber Assessment Technology for Insurers

TSC Advantage, an enterprise risk consultancy, has enhanced its cyber risk assessment Threat Vector Manager (TVM) technology for commercial organizations, critical infrastructure and the public sector. In addition, through its partnership with global insurance underwriters and brokers, TSC Advantage said …

Zurich Launches Risk Management Tool for Financial Institutions

Zurich has launched a new Enterprise Risk Management (ERM) healthcheck assessment tool for financial institutions.  The tool was created to assist financial institutions in response to recent regulations making them more accountable for risk management. “The ERM Healthcheck helps financial …

Act ‘Quickly and Appropriately’ to Protect Brands: Lloyd’s/Airmic Advise

Companies should be aware of how best to protect their brands after an incident. “The key to remaining resilient and keeping brands and reputations intact is responding quickly and appropriately,” Lloyd’s said, citing a recent report from Airmic, the UK’s …

Aon Risk Solutions, The Risk Authority Form Healthcare Risk Management Alliance

Aon Risk Solutions, the global risk management business of Aon plc, has formed an alliance with The Risk Authority, a subsidiary of the Stanford University Medical Network, to provide clinical risk management and enterprise risk management This new alliance will …

N.Y. Regulator Talks About Insurance Markets, 2014 Agenda

A top official from New York State’s Department of Financial Services (DFS) recently spoke about the state’s property/casualty insurance markets, calling it overall very good but “a bit more of a mixed bag” from a granular level. And it’s shaping …