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The Global Risks Report 2021

The Global Risks Report, published by the World Economic Forum with support from Marsh McLennan, highlights the disruptive implications of major risks, including the COVID-19 pandemic, that may reshape our world in 2021 and over the next decade.

 
Reinsurer and Broker Perspectives on the Renewals Season

The Insurer interviewed Lara Mowery, Global Head of Distribution at Guy Carpenter, about the factors influencing negotiations leading up to the crucial January 1st reinsurance renewals.

 
Leading Up to January 2021 Reinsurance Renewals

Guy Carpenter’s new briefing, Leading Up to January 2021 Reinsurance Renewals, highlights the myriad market developments providing the backdrop to January 1, 2021 renewals.

     
Better by Design: Insights on Demand – Collectively Creating the Post-COVID Future

Guy Carpenter thought leaders Erica Davis, Josh Darr, Lara Mowery and Jessica Turner offered their insights at the recent Marsh & McLennan Better By Design conference, which featured discussions on shaping the post-COVID-19 world.

 
Health Insurers and COVID-19:  Adapting to a rapidly changing environment

As COVID-19 spreads throughout the United States and the resulting economic disruption continues, medical insurance carriers are responding to the needs of their customers in a rapidly changing market landscape shaped by legislative and competitive conditions.

 
The Insurer Interviews Guy Carpenter Experts

The Insurer interviewed several Guy Carpenter experts about their thoughts on reinsurance markets as they navigate COVID-19, climate change, and other changing dynamics.

     
Risk-Based Capital Stress Testing

As companies continue to navigate the repercussions of COVID-19, it is important that they understand the pandemic’s impact on risk-based capital (RBC). Insurers are dealing with COVID-19’s effects on assets and liabilities, both of which can affect capital levels.

 
COVID-19 Risks Outlook: A Preliminary Mapping and Its Implications

Economic distress dominates companies’ top concerns, yet leaders must act now to address the knock-on effect of far-reaching environmental, societal, and technological risks.

 
The Global Risks Report 2020

Economic and political polarization will intensify, as collaboration is needed more than ever to respond to severe threats to climate, public health, and technology systems.

     
Protecting the Planet and Public Purse Report

Access to Private Capital Crucial to Governments’ Ability to Enhance Climate Resilience. Severe weather events and demographic challenges are putting an increasing strain on government finances, requiring a rethink of how catastrophic events are funded.

 
The Changing Nature of Risk: The Cyber Risk Landscape

The insurability of systemic risk is going to be one of the defining issues of the next decade for the re/insurance sector. Rapid technological changes, digitalization in particular, have already transformed the characteristics of risks assumed by the re/insurance market. COVID-19 will only accelerate these trends.

 
Changing Nature of Risk

In The Changing Nature of Risk report recently published by Guy Carpenter, we analyze how an accumulation of losses from recent extreme weather events, the specter of climate change and higher loss cost trends in a number of long-tail business lines are forcing carriers to reassess views of risk.

     
2019 Risk Benchmarks Research: Property / Casualty Industry Insights

A broad array of insights are identified in Guy Carpenter’s Risk Benchmarks Research 2019 report, the newest component of our ongoing insurance benchmarks research project, which accumulates and interprets US P&C insurance statutory financial data.

 
Reactions: Silent Cyber-no longer silent?

Silent (or non-affirmative) cyber refers to cyber-related exposure within many all-risk general insurance products. If no explicit cyber exclusion applies, coverage for losses caused by cyber perils may apply. This underlying exposure’s potential for aggregated loss is currently one of the major issues being considered by the re/insurance industry. What does the future hold?

 
Looking beyond the Clouds: A U.S. cyber insurance industry catastrophe loss study

A Guy Carpenter and CyberCube Analytics collaboration explores the size and shape of cyber catastrophes and the resulting financial impact on the U.S. cyber insurance industry.

     
The Global Risks for Infrastructure: The Climate Challenge

The Global Risks for Infrastructure: The Climate Challenge report outlines three key levers that infrastructure investors and operators need to utilize in building climate resilience: scenario planning, lifecycle imperatives, and ecosystem-wide stakeholder management.

 
Pandemic Poses a New Catastrophe Paradigm

The question of how to tackle systemic risk is at the top of risk professionals’ agenda, following the shock losses produced by COVID-19.

 
Building National Resilience

Aligning mindsets, capabilities, and investment. The goal of country-level resilience has rarely been as multifaceted as it is now, and the stakes have seldom been higher. Building preparedness for risks that may threaten national security, economic prosperity, and societal wellbeing is a critical function of government.

     

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The Changing Nature of Risk: The Cyber Risk Landscape

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