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2020 VISION
Strategic Planning

From curating content for individual customers to tackling the industry’s image problem, insurance leaders weigh in on how to remain relevant in the new decade ahead.

  • Kate Smith
  • December 2019

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MARINE INSURANCE
Uncharted Waters

A series of attacks on oil tankers near the Persian Gulf is driving up war risk premiums.

  • Lori Chordas
  • December 2019

REGULATORY/LAW
Marine Risks on the Rise

Marine insurance has seen changes in risks throughout the years and now faces even more challenges.

  • Alicia Gurries
  • December 2019

2020 VISION
The Show Must Go On

Mega-global events such as the upcoming Olympics and this year’s G20 and Rugby World Cup put a spotlight on Asia-based events.

  • Meg Green
  • December 2019

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ASSET MANAGEMENT
A Fog of Uncertainty

Participants in a Best’s Review investing roundtable view the prolonged low rate environment as continuing to put pressure on portfolios. Everything else is anyone’s guess.

  • Jeff Roberts
  • December 2019

FROM THE EDITOR'S DESK
Back to the Future

Insurers will be tested in 2020 as they face an uncertain political and economic landscape. Best’s Review speaks with insurance leaders about how to remain relevant in a time of rapid change. Also, Best’s Review examines marine war risk coverage.

  • Patricia Vowinkel
  • December 2019

AT LARGE
New Risk Reality

Insurers should be ready to fill the gaps in coverage.

  • Tony Kuczinski
  • December 2019

2020 VISION
Shift the Narrative

Willis Re International chairman urges the industry to create stories tailored to its customers about the importance of buying insurance protection.

  • Meg Green
  • December 2019

2020 VISION
Accelerated Change

Survey results reveal risk managers are increasingly worried about disruptions in the geopolitical landscape.

  • Meg Green
  • December 2019

CLIMATE CHANGE
Total Impact

Insurers are on the front lines dealing with increases in frequency and severity of natural catastrophes in the wake of climate change.

  • Meg Green
  • December 2019

LIFE INSURANCE
A New Game

When insurers and insurtechs engage with each other, it accelerates the speed of change and forces both sides to up their game.

  • Kate Smith
  • December 2019

RISK ADVISER
No Place to Hide

As active assailant attacks occur in numerous venues, the focus must be on prevention and new coverages.

  • Peter Bransden
  • December 2019

TECHNOLOGY
Unlocking the Potential

Blockchain is the key to insurance ecosystem transformation.

  • Jim Bramblet and Matt Lehman
  • December 2019

NEXT WAVE
Year in Review

Lessons learned in 2019 will be useful to take into the new year.

  • Carly Burnham
  • December 2019

THE LAST WORD
Going to the Extreme

Rising risk exposures from extreme sports are driving the need for specialized insurance coverages in the surplus lines market.

  • Lori Chordas
  • December 2019

INSURANCE MARKETING
Marketing Matters

Nationwide’s Cathy Lanning discusses effective insurance marketing and how she and her team are leveraging the brand in new ways.

  • Lori Chordas
  • December 2019

INLAND MARINE INSURANCE
Carrying a Heavy Load

Cargo risks, such as food safety and identity theft, are testing the resourcefulness of inland marine carriers.

  • Meg Green
  • December 2019

A GLOBAL CONVERSATION
Marine Life

Industry professionals talk to AMBestTV about the challenges in the marine insurance market.

  • December 2019

EXECUTIVE CHANGES
Tokio Marine HCC Names Co-Chief Financial Officers

Also: Resolution Re appoints its first CEO, New York Life appoints chief financial officer and Hartford names chief information officer.

  • December 2019

AM BEST TV AND RADIO
Jan. 1 Renewals,TRIPRA Among Issues at APCIA

AMBestTV reports on the annual American Property Casualty Insurance Association conference in Boston. Also, AMBestTV speaks with a number of high-profile industry leaders, including Starr’s Hank Greenberg and Arceo.ai’s Mario Vitale. AMBestRadio discusses professional liability as well as DNA science.

  • December 2019

AM BEST WEBINARS
State of Muni Bond Market, Making Decisions With Data

An AM Best webinar explores where insurers are discovering opportunities in municipal bonds. Also, a look at factors important to writers of homeowners.

  • December 2019

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