Softness continues in 1999

Greenwald, Judy
April 1999
Business Insurance;04/26/99, Vol. 33 Issue 17, p2
Reports on the performance of reinsurers in the United States in 1998. Prospects for the reinsurance business in 1999; Workers' compensation; Growing number of companies that are implementing tighter underwriting discipline in their operations; Merger and acquisition activity.


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