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A Dozen Items Slated to Be Considered for California Export List

More items are being proposed for the California Export List than in recent memory, including coverages for cyber, parametric products, earthquake, and COVID-19, according to a surplus lines expert. The California Department of Insurance gave official notice that the next …

‘Parametric’ Covers Central to Insure Public Entities Says Cooper Gay Exec

Despite the ever increasing severity and frequency of natural catastrophes, “insuring public entities in affected countries is becoming simpler due to the emergence of new parametric trigger insurance” according to Steve Jackson, CEO Latin America of international broker Cooper Gay. …

Cat Bond Investors Braced for Japan Disaster Hit

The Japanese earthquake is set to be the first natural disaster that triggers a number of catastrophe bonds, surpassing Hurricane Katrina to become the event with the biggest impact on the alternative reinsurance sector. But cat bond investors are still …