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Workers' Compensation: The Severity Gap

Workers' Compensation: The Severity Gap

Hugh Murphy, Casualty Underwriter with Aspen Re, comments on the gap between improving insurance and deteriorating reinsurance res...

Credit and Political Risk: Relevance and Rigor

Credit and Political Risk: Relevance and Rigor

Dan Osman, Senior Credit and Political Risk Underwriter at Aspen Insurance, discusses the recent focus on credit risk mitigation.

U.S. Regional Reinsurance: Depth and Durability

U.S. Regional Reinsurance: Depth and Durability

Aspen Re's Tom Luning highlights the differentiated reinsurance service approach to the world’s largest (re)insurance market.

The U.S. Opioid Epidemic: Looking at the Liability

The U.S. Opioid Epidemic: Looking at the Liability

Beatrice Morley, Global Head of Casualty at Aspen Re, considers the extent of litigation concerning the cost of the U.S. opioid cr...

Asia Reinsurance: Diversification and Growth

Asia Reinsurance: Diversification and Growth

Philip Hough, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Aspen Re, believes that the region’s diversification and growth potential calls for...

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Workers' Compensation: The Severity Gap

March 12, 2019

Hugh Murphy, Casualty Underwriter with Aspen Re, comments on the gap between improving insurance and deteriorating reinsurance results that is now visible in the U.S...

Credit and Political Risk: Relevance and Rigor

February 21, 2019

Dan Osman, Senior Credit and Political Risk Underwriter at Aspen Insurance, discusses the recent focus on credit risk mitigation which has already encouraged a more ...

U.S. Regional Reinsurance: Depth and Durability

January 29, 2019

Tom Luning, Head of Regional Business Development at Aspen Re, highlights the differentiated reinsurance service approach to the world’s largest (re)insurance market...

The U.S. Opioid Epidemic: Looking at the Liability

August 21, 2018

Beatrice Morley, Global Head of Casualty at Aspen Re, considers the extent of litigation concerning the cost of the U.S. opioid crisis. It has been called the “secon...

Asia Reinsurance: Diversification and Growth

June 5, 2018

Philip Hough, Managing Director, Asia Pacific, Aspen Re, believes that the region’s diversification and growth potential calls for responsible pricing and continued ...

Logistics Insurance: Collaboration on the supply chain

June 12, 2018

Pat Hickey, Head of U.S. Marine, Aspen Insurance, points out that, in the transportation business, increases in productivity are not just about preserving profit mar...

U.K. Commercial Property Insurance: Universal and Unique Approach

April 19, 2018

The perceived risk of cyber terrorism has increased following a number of recent cyber attacks. Clive Edwards, Head of UK Corporate Property & Casualty at Aspen Insu...

Product Contamination and Recall: Risk Response

March 27, 2018

Nicky Alexandru, U.S. Head of Crisis Management at Aspen Insurance, reflects on the shifting food safety environment from reaction to prevention.

Prevention and Preparation: A Hybrid Approach to Attack

February 20, 2018

Henry MacHale, Global Head of Crisis Management reflects on the growing incidence of active shooter and “lone wolf” terrorist attacks. The perpetrator of such crimes...

U.S. Healthcare: New Frontiers

October 31, 2017

Faith Logsdon believes that changes in U.S. healthcare provision offer significant opportunities. The rapidly shifting landscape has been fueled by legislative chang...

Litigation Funding - Developing Costs

August 3, 2017

Jon Steer highlights the billion dollar industry that is reshaping jurisdictions across the world - namely litigation funding. In a low interest rate environment, it...

Accident & Health: Duty of care for a safe journey

June 14, 2017

Guy Wilson, International Head of Accident & Health at Aspen Insurance, points out that, despite uncertainty created by BREXIT, UK business travel forecasts for the ...

Environmental: A tale of two markets

May 30, 2017

William McElroy, Global Head of Environmental at Aspen Insurance, observes that the withdrawal of significant underwriting capacity usually marks an inflexion point ...

Safety advancement still making tracks

March 29, 2017

David Adamczyk argues that while the Trump Administration’s pledge of infrastructure investment and support for fossil energy may bode well for the rail freight indu...

Inside The Box: Evaluating vulnerability within natural catastrophe models

March 13, 2017

Amaryllis Mouyiannou PhD, Vulnerability Specialist in Aspen Re’s Research & Development team, considers the flexibility accorded to more recent natural catastrophe m...

Seismic Sequences - Unfinished Business?

January 25, 2017

Kirsty Styles PhD, Aspen Re's Earthquake Risk Scientist, considers the recent earthquake sequence in Italy and the predictive capabilities of seismic and satellite d...