Global Insurance and Reinsurance: Cycles, Trends and Challenges

Dr. Robert P. Hartwig, CPCU
April 8, 2014

This PowerPoint report, presented by Robert Hartwig, president to the Insurance Information Institute, reviews cycles, trends and challenges for the global insurance and reinsurance industries. The presentation discusses the P/C insurance and reinsurance operating environment; risk categories; global economic and geopolitical factors such as terrorism and cyber threats; natural catastrophe risk, the new investment environment, consisting of persistently low yields and nontraditional capital; new capacity and capital for reinsurance; and insurance regulatory trends in the post-crisis world.

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