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  • Taking stock – Brexit, and what we have learned so far
    Taking stock – Brexit, and what we have learned so far Samera Owusu Tutu - Editor - Global Reinsurance, James C. Scoville - Partner - Debevoise & Plimpton Recorded: Sep 28 2016 71 mins
    More than two months on from the historic referendum which saw the UK public vote to leave the EU, ‘uncertainty’ remains the watch-word.

    In this webinar, presented by Global Reinsurance and Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, we discuss what we have learned so far, and what the burning issues are for the reinsurance world to look out for.

    How has the market reacted to Brexit? What are the prospects of the UK achieving equivalence as a jurisdiction once it’s left the EU framework? Could the UK rely on WTO rules after it’s left the EU? What are the other possible post-Brexit trading models? What are the opportunities for reinsurers, capital providers and others in the new framework? These questions, and more, will be addressed during the webinar.

    Presented by:
    Samera Owusu Tutu, Editor - Global Reinsurance
    James C. Scoville, Partner - Debevoise & Plimpton
    Tim McIver, International Counsel - Debevoise & Plimpton
    Paul Sharma, Managing Director - Alvarez & Marsal
    John Larkin, Partner - William Fry
  • Reducing uncertainty in risk models with GfK boundary data – a use case by JBA
    Reducing uncertainty in risk models with GfK boundary data – a use case by JBA Samera Owusu Tutu Recorded: Sep 7 2016 67 mins
    Uncertainty is a constant theme in the reinsurance industry, especially in disaster-prone regions for which detailed exposure data is lacking. How can re/insurers make meaningful risk assessments and write more business in these areas?

    This GfK webinar answers this question by showing how CRESTA zones can be used to estimate exposure for aggregated risk portfolios in rapidly emerging markets. JBA Risk Management offers a behind-the-scenes look at how to assess flood risk at the CRESTA level in the absence of detailed exposure data. With a focus on the Asian markets of Thailand, Malaysia, and China, the webinar provides a template for using GfK’s CRESTA boundary data as part of an approach to estimate risk in markets that lack detailed exposure information.

    What you’ll learn from this webinar
    •How GfK boundary data supports risk assessment in emerging markets
    •How JBA uses GfK’s geodata to evaluate flood risk in Malaysia and China’s Pearl River Delta
    •What to look for when acquiring boundary data for reinsurance applications

    Who should attend
    • Reinsurers and reinsurance company representatives
    • Underwriters, brokers, cat modelers and GIS users working in the reinsurance industry
    • Anyone interested in how GfK boundary data helps with risk evaluation in new and existing markets

    The webinar is hosted and moderated by Global Reinsurance and includes presentations by Iain Willis, Technical Director at JBA Risk Management; Christopher Guider, Marketing Manager at GfK; and Christine Werner, Senior Consultant for Financial Services at GfK.
  • Construction risk: Improving your flood mitigation strategies
    Construction risk: Improving your flood mitigation strategies Mike Jones, editor-in-chief, StrategicRISK; Richard Gordon & Guenter Schneider, Zurich Insurance Recorded: May 12 2016 56 mins
    With the total financial impact of storms Desmond and Eva still unclear, it is obvious that construction companies across EMEA can still improve their flood risk mitigation strategies.
    Join StrategicRISK and Zurich Insurance for a webinar on May 12 at 9am BST which looks at both natural and man-made flood risks.
    Topics include:
    •Water damage to materials, machinery and work in progress
    •Recent flood damage experiences
    •Insureds retention of risk
    •The Natural Hazards Risk Assessment Process
    •Site access and DSU issues
  • Cyber Insight - Maximising security and optimising insurance coverage
    Cyber Insight - Maximising security and optimising insurance coverage Susie Wakefield & Sally Annereau, Taylor Wessing; Sarah Stephens, JLT Group; Kyle Bryant, Chubb Recorded: Mar 3 2016 63 mins
    With the ever-growing threat of cyber incidents on global corporates and new developments on the horizon in this rapidly evolving industry, stakeholders need to maximise their knowledge of the market in order to safeguard their businesses.

    Global Reinsurance’s Cyber Insight webinar, in association with Taylor Wessing, will provide a debate for leading brokers, (re)insurers, cross-industry risk officers, digital forensics investigators and all other industry experts to uncover strategies that will enable businesses to maximise their security, mitigate their risks and acquire the optimal cyber insurance coverage that meets their requirements

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