Bermuda, Part 1: Light a Fire
Bermuda's insurance market has just turned 60. In the first of three installments, Roger Crombie chronicles the history of the most dynamic specialty marketplace in the 20th century.
Bermuda, Part 2:
Big and Small Rolled Into One
An analysis of the Bermuda market today. The people and the coverage, from the headline reinsurance and captive sectors, to less well-known disciplines such as financial guaranty, kidnap and ransom, and terrorism coverage. Profiles of the regulators, the brokers and the support mechanisms. An inside look at how things work when 40 companies with capital of $1 billion or more work in a town three streets deep and four streets wide.
April 1, 2008
Bermuda, Part 3: From Maturity to What's Next
The reinsurance and captive sectors are mature. Where will growth come from? Are too many companies packed into Hamilton? The challenges: Within Bermuda, a government that is making increasing demands on the insurance sector, rising prices and an infrastructure that cannot handle much more growth. Overseas: pressures from Congress, and from competing markets such as London, Dublin, Dubai and Cayman--plus, what the IMF wants to see by way of increased regulation. Is a wave of consolidation imminent?
January 1, 2008
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