R&M Releases International Reinsurance Review

Dublin-based Research and Markets announced the addition of International Reinsurance Review 2004 / 05 to their offering.

“The need for true (re)insurance professionals to be kept up to date on a multitude of issues has never been more important in maintaining a competitive edge,” said the announcement. “New records in the size of insured losses due to an unparalleled number of disasters, market trends, technology and regulatory developments, all lead to further diversity & complexity of the (re)insurance programmes in an ever expanding global marketplace.

“The International Reinsurance Review 2004/05 will serve as the definitive guide to this growth area of insurance and to its leading players worldwide. Published as a series of individual chapters, the Review will report on international and regional developments as well as offering country and sector specific analysis.”

The Review covers market sectors and countries/regions including: property, catastrophe, life & health, run-off, IT solutions, Australia, Bermuda, Central & Eastern Europe, Latin America, Spain, Switzerland and Turkey.

The bulletin summarized the Report’s contents as follows:
— Foreword By International Underwriting Association (IUA)
— Run-off in the London reinsurance market
— Standards: A centre point in reinsurance technology matrix
— Technology and its impact
— Reinsurance in Switzerland – The legal framework
— Risk is our business: Challenges for the insurance industry in Latin America
— Property catastrophe underwriting and the role of models within the cycle
— Silica – Another new asbestos?
— The run-off sector
— The evolution of the Bermuda insurance and reinsurance market
— Domestic reinsurance in Central and Eastern Europe
— Powerful IT solutions to meet the increasing demand for information in the
reinsurance industry
— Run-off down under
— Life and health reinsurance – The way forward
— Spain – Termination of reinsurance contracts and estimation of claims: The impact of the rules on insolvency of insurance undertakings
— An overview of the TCIP (Turkish Catastrophe Insurance Pool)

For more information visit: http://www.researchandmarkets.com/reports/c5431, or contact: Research and Markets Laura Wood: press@researchandmarkets.com – Fax : +353 1 4100 980