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This report covers the main indicators and trends in Latin American insurance markets in 2018, reviewing issues such as premium growth, the items regarding the sector’s consolidated balance sheet, technical provisions, investment, technical performance, and results and profitability. The report also includes a review of the main structural trends underlying the growth of insurance company activity, such as penetration, density and depth, as well as an estimate of the Insurance Protection Gap and the Market Evolution Index for each of the countries analyzed.
The report seeks to provide an overview of the performance of the Spanish insurance sector in 2018, addressing its structure and concentration, as well as reviewing the performance of its most relevant business lines.
This ranking classifies the largest groups that operate in the insurance market in Latin America by volume of premiums, considering the total market, as well as the Life and Non-Life segments.
The MAPFRE Research Department has published its report providing information on the size of premiums, balance, results and solvency situation.
Economic Research presents the MAPFRE GIP INDEX, the first global indicator that will measure the insurance potential of the world’s different markets.
Global growth has maintained its momentum during the first quarter of 2018, ratifying a growth forecast very similar to that achieved during 2017.
This new edition for 2017 maintains, as in its previous versions, the criterion of analysis by volume of premiums.
Elements for the insurance expansion in Latin America
An analysis of the placement of insurance industry investment in selected markets
An analysis of progress toward risk´-based regulations
According to United Nations (UN) estimates, life expectancy at birth of the global population has grown steadily inrecent decades.
During the course of 2017, global economic growth gained pace across the board in both emerging and developed markets
The main objective to offer an analysis of the performance of the insurance industry in Latin America in the year 2017, including also an analysis of its evolution in the 2007-2017 period.
Several factors seem to crystallize the signals sighted since the beginning of the year that announced the change of cycle in the global economy led by the economy of the United States.
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Como fazer negócios na Espanha (How to Do Business in Spain). São Paulo: Official Spanish Chamber of Commerce in Brazil, 2019
With this guide, the Spanish Chamber of Commerce aims to support small, medium, and large Brazilian companies that wish to internationalize by providing information about the specific features of Spanish legislation and providing an illustration of the macroeconomic and geographic structures of Spain, which is widely considered worldwide to be one of the most appealing countries for direct foreign investment.
Statistical data and 2018 rankings from the Spanish insurance market operating in transportation insurance: maritime insurance (hull insurance: merchant vessel insurance, fishing vessel insurance, recreational vessel insurance; maritime liability insurance), aviation insurance and freight insurance.
The technological innovations that are expected to have a radical impact on social order and global economics.
Risk management executives currently operate in two key areas: capital and data. The goal is to effectively combine the data and risk modeling tools. This enables organizations to better understand changes in their profiles and ability to assume risks, which allows them to access the opportunities that arise with increasing levels of capital available to finance risk, leading to a more resistant financial strategy and organization.
This report examines the macro trends influencing the adoption and implementation of Insurtech on the insurance market as a whole.
European industries outlook considering the slowing of economic growth, and labor market risks, key political risks in 2019, and risk scenarios.
Global construction outlook to 2022: Q3 2018 update and construction in Spain key trends and opportunities to 2022. Case study: project insight: global airport construction projects
Cyber insurers are profitable today, but wary of tomorrow’s risks. New Jersey: A.M. Best Company, 2019
The growing number of cyberattacks on both corporations and municipalities underscores the need for cyber insurance. Figures: US P/C
Top 20 Cyber Insurers
Cyber insurers are profitable today, but wary of tomorrow’s risks. New Jersey: A.M. Best Company, 2019
O crescente número de ataques cibernéticos em corporações e municípios assinala a necessidade de um seguro cibernético. Números: US P/C
As 20 principais seguradoras cibernéticas
Winds of Change: Risk Management in the Digital World
Madrid: KPMG, 2019
Technology, if it is well parametrized, allows for consolidated risk management practically in real time, which leads to the possibility of reacting more agilely and adding more value to business. Techniques such as big data analytics, machine learning, blockchain, and artificial intelligence, which are already being used by some companies and even supervisors, allow us to analyze massive amounts of data to manage risks faster, more precisely, and more predictively.
This study includes information published on digital initiatives that insurance companies and intermediaries have undertaken in recent years (through March 2019): chatbots, apps, video queries, online claims management, internal process automation, etc.
New York: McKinsey & Company, 2019
Simon London talks with McKinsey Global Institute partner Michael Chui and Chris Wigley about the ethical implications of artificial intelligence (AI) and how executives can participate more reflexively in the use of AI and its possible repercussions.
Madrid : MAPFRE RE, [s.a.]
The foundation can generally be defined as the combination of elements of any building whose purpose is to transfer the load arising from the building to the ground that supports it. A foundation that is inappropriate for the type of soil, or poorly designed or calculated means that the building itself as well as the adjacent properties may sustain differential settlement with the resulting damage, and could even result in the collapse of the building.
Private financing of infrastructure in Latin America and the Caribbean: Chile, Peru, and Uruguay as case studies. Tomás Serebrisky… [et al.]
Washington, D.C.: Inter-American Development Bank, 2017
ALC has made a significant effort to increase private investment in infrastructure. Nonetheless, private financing has still not been able to offset public investment, and needs to attract more private capital and new private players need to be identified.
The report published annually since 2006 by the World Economic Forum. Describes the evolution and changes of global risks and the interrelation between them
Risk analysis for decision making in 160 countries, assessing the business environment and the risks of 13 economic sectors.
This Plan establishes the roadmap to promote the development of an incipient sector, with a high potential for growth.
After an introduction to know what are drones and their multiple uses, the study offers a few brushstrokes with the experiences with drones from other countries in our environment.
The Political Risk Map of Marsh 2018 highlights the changes during the last 12 months and analyzes the possible risks of a near future.
Revisions of country risk rating and sector risk, corresponding to the first quarter of 2018.
In partnership with Tällt Ventures, the ranking has been published by those companies that have the greatest potential to influence, change or disturb the global market.
Las aeronaves no tripuladas, conocidas como drones, pueden ser implementadas en multitud de sectores como auditorías medioambientales, logística indoor, tráfico, construcción o seguros, entre otros…
Risk appetite gains momentum in a changing world : 2017-2018 global reinsurance and risk appetite survey report
London : Willis Re, 2018
How does risk appetite helps insurance companies to take better decissions about the reinsurance´s needs? How efficiently are the companies using the business risks management to improve the business performance? Which emergent risk is most important?
The Geneva Association 2017
The threat of large-scale natural disasters and climate is growing across the world, leaving nations increasingly exposed to a myriad of risks.
Authors: Maryan Golnaragh, Swenja Surminski, Kal-Uwe Schanz
Zurich: The Geneva Association, 2017
Insights about causes and effects of the rising economic risks resulting from extreme events and climate change and the growing portection gap
The Trade system and climate action : ways forward under the Paris Agreement: working paper. Susanne Droege
London, Climate Strategies, 2016-2018
Four work packages: climate trade interactions, border carbon adjustments, fossil fuel subsidies and future options for adjusting trade rules and practices to promote climate protection.
London: Willis Re, 2018
The report provides an in-depth analysis of the size and performance of the reinsurance industry, based on the Willis Reinsurance Index group of companies.
Insurance market. Buenos Aires. – Edition 450 – july 2018. p. 42-57
Overview of the Argentine reinsurance market, its evolution and that of local or admitted authorized reinsurers.
Seguridad y salud en el trabajo. – Madrid : INSHT.- Número 95 – julio 2018 , p. 6-10
The use of robots in production processes has a long history in the industrial world, but today we have to talk about a new concept of robotics: collaborative robotics. Thus, we find a new way of working with robots in which robots and people work hand in hand in the same space, without there being physical barriers between them.
The Marsh Global Markets Insurance Index is a patented measure of the change in the prices of commercial insurance premiums at the time of renewal, which represents the world’s leading insurance markets and comprises 90% of the Marsh premium. The index provide a quarterly view of changes in the market.
Flooding is the natural hazard that causes the greatest economic damage and loss of human life in Spain. Directive 2007/60/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council requires Member States to draft, approve and implement flood risk management plans (FRMPs).
Comprehensive Earthquake Line Management Plan: A tool for managing catastrophic risk in the insurance industry. David Contreras
Fasecolda Journal. – Bogota: Union of Colombian Insurance Companies. Issue 170, 2018; pp. 48-51
The Comprehensive Earthquake Management Plan establishes a series of best practices that enable the insurance industry itself to manage this catastrophic risk. More than a requirement, it is an opportunity for companies to make a better estimate of their risks.
Miami, Insurance Professionals Miami, 2018
2017 was a good year for the Latin American market, not just due to the solvency it demonstrated following the natural disasters that occurred and its ability to respond to indemnifications, but also because of regulatory developments in key markets. These are exciting times for the region, which is adopting higher and more competitive market standards, setting trends that will continue in 2018 and beyond.
The gray hair revolution: agingnomics or opportunities in the economics of aging. Antonio Huertas and Iñaki Ortega.
Barcelona: Gestión 2000, 2018.
Thanks to medical advances we now enjoy another 15 years of life. This has given rise to a new life stage between our fifties and seventies named the “silver generation.” The gray hair revolution will bring radical changes, allowing millions of people of this age to continue working, saving, creating, and consuming.
Frankfurt: EIOPA, 2018.
This study undertaken by EIOPA aims to identify the trends, possible risks, and vulnerabilities of the latest European developments in cyber security, at micro- and macroprudential levels. It covers topics related to cyber underwriting strategies, the supply and demand of cyber products and the potential accumulation of risks.
Ticehurst, East Sussex: Commercial Risk Europe, 2018
The construction market continues to grow, but with ever smaller margins. Risk managers in this sector must be aware of the risks they are facing and know how to measure threats in an accurate way. They must understand how to more effectively manage construction and transfer risks in a cost-effective way. Of course, it is vital to have risk and insurance management programs in place to prevent potential losses.
Geneva : World Economic Forum, cop. 2019
The world is facing increasingly complex and interconnected challenges: from a slowdown in global growth and persistent economic inequality to climate change, geopolitical tensions and the accelerated pace of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Guide and list of best practices for facing cyber risks: an initiative of “Estamos Seguros.” David Ramos
INESE, November 2018, pg. 78-80
Ransomware, malware, cryptojacking, DoS attacks, and phishing are just some of the risks to which SMEs are exposed. Fifty-three percent of them suffered a cyberattack in 2017.
BBVA Research, 2019
The sector’s situation shows manufacturing and sales are the pillars of the Mexican economy. Furthermore, in recent years the dynamics of the financial services and insurance sector have grown at a higher rate than the economy in a sustained manner, contributing to an expected sector growth of over 9% by 2019.
This paper analyzes the state of the cybernetic market and the role that insurance companies play in advancing cybernetic resilience. Additionally, it looks at the transformation throughout the value chain as insurance companies move from offering only risk transfer products to offering prevention, mitigation, and resolution services.
Recommendations for the insurance sector in light of the United Kingdom withdrawing from the European Union
These EIOPA recommendations provide guidance on the treatment of U.K. insurance companies and distributors relating to cross-border services in the European Union in the event of a no-deal U.K. withdrawal from the EU. The goal of the recommendations is to minimize damage caused to insurers with cross-border insurance contracts.
Top 10 cyber risks. Cyber Risk Working Group, AGERS [Spanish Association of Risk and Insurance Management] – ISMS Forum [Spanish Association for the Promotion of Data Security]
The objective of this guide is to facilitate understanding between cybersecurity subject matter experts and non-experts. The guide outlines 10 different types of cyberattacks that were identified in a survey conducted by ISMS FORUM; each one contains descriptions and real-world cases for subsequent analysis.