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Litigation Funding - Developing Costs

Litigation Funding - Developing Costs

Jon Steer highlights the billion dollar industry that is reshaping jurisdictions across the world - namely litigation funding. In ...

Evaluating vulnerability within natural catastrophe models

Evaluating vulnerability within natural catastrophe models

Amaryllis Mouyiannou PhD, Vulnerability Specialist in Aspen Re’s Research & Development team, considers the flexibility accorded t...

Seismic Sequences - Unfinished Business?

Seismic Sequences - Unfinished Business?

Kirsty Styles PhD, Aspen Re's Earthquake Risk Scientist, considers the recent earthquake sequence in Italy and the predictive capa...

Solar Storage

Solar Storage

Christina Tom, Inland Marine Underwriter, Aspen Insurance, takes a closer look at the growth of solar power in California which ha...

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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...

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...

Solar Storage

November 29, 2016

Christina Tom, Inland Marine Underwriter, Aspen Insurance, takes a closer look at the growth of solar power in California which has been spurred by regulatory change...

Blue Marble launches in white space

October 24, 2016

Chris O’Kane, Group Chief Executive Officer of Aspen and a Board director of Blue Marble Microinsurance (Blue Marble), highlights the importance of innovation and cu...

Man-made Catastrophes

August 17, 2016

Richard Thornton reflects on the intrinsic feature of man-made catastrophes – namely that they are affected by people and behaviour.

How Low Can They Go?

March 15, 2016

Taking a closer look at the capital markets' return requirements for catastrophic risk.

Telematics: A Revolutionary Road

February 5, 2016

Advances in technology are disrupting many industries. We look at the growth of telematics and the challenges and opportunities for (re)insurers.

Emerging Market Cat Risks - Through Multiple Lenses

January 11, 2016

Significant uncertainties in cat risk assessment are caused by limited data but what are the dangers of a "one size fits all" mind-set?

Energy Transition: Aging Networks & New Exposures

December 7, 2015

Renewable energy is bringing challenges to the aging UK grid network, but also to the (re)insurance industry.

US Tornadoes and Hail

October 28, 2015

Dr. Giovanni Leoncini, Aspen Re’s storm risk scientist, discusses the current challenges of increasing volatility, seasonal predictability relating to El Niño and to...

Gender Diversity

September 8, 2015

The business case for gender diversity is still not appreciated despite the wealth of research in support of it.

Hurricanes and Randomness

May 27, 2015

With no major hurricane making U.S. landfall in the last nine years, what's the likelihood of such a break occurring by chance?

In Tune With Demand

October 30, 2014

Asia-Pacific has strong growth, low insurance penetration and increasing risk awareness. Will these factors ensure success in its (re)insurance sector?

Food for Thought

October 22, 2014

As China expands PPP agri-insurance schemes for small-holding farmers, large agri-businesses will require more vertically integrated (re)insurance products.

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