U.S. Reinsurance Sector Still Struggling
- Reinsurers respond to Sept. 11 crisis. Aldred, Carolyn; Zolkos, Rodd // Business Insurance;11/5/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 45, p10
Reports the response of the reinsurance industry to terrorist attacks in the United States. Plans to increase profits and implement system transparency; Possibility of altering reinsurance contracts; Increase in property and aviation accounts.
- Insurance pool will help biz manage terrorist risk. // Crain's Chicago Business;10/15/2001, Vol. 24 Issue 42, p10
Comments on the efforts of the insurance industry to develop a federally backed reinsurance fund against terrorism in the United States. Establishment of a special financial pool; Ability of insuring companies and other vital assets; Assistance to customers premium costs.
- Reinsurers Extend Terrorism Exclusions, Limitations To Personal Lines, Property/Casualty Insurers Report. // Insurance Advocate;9/23/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 36, p30
Reports the extension of terrorism exclusions and limitations in personal lines by reinsurers in the U.S. Incorporation of restriction of coverage for terrorism losses in reinsurance contract; Scope of the restrictions; Number of companies reporting a decline in reinsurance.
- The Silent Crisis. // Insurance Advocate;3/25/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 12, p7
Presents the text of the paper prepared by the Alliance of American Insurers, regarding the impact of the lack of reinsurance for terrorist acts on insurance policyholders in the U.S.
- Re Pool Consensus Sought. Brostoff, Steven // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;10/8/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 41, p5
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- Terrorism reinsurance bills vary widely. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;11/5/2001, Vol. 35 Issue 45, p4
Reports the variation of terrorism reinsurance bills in the United States. Details on terrorism risk insurance bills introduced by the House and Senate leaders; Provisions of the bills; Concern over the time frames of the proposals.
- TERRORISM -- Without Back-Ups, Next Time Might Be Double Disaster. // Insurance Advocate;01/07/2002, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p6
Calls for the United States government to enact a reinsurance backup for insurers for possible terrorist attacks. Impact of the terrorist attacks in September 2001 on the industry; Views of financial experts on the congressional inaction on the issue; Dispute between Democrats and Republicans...
- Industry Must Unite On Terrorism Risk Pool. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;10/8/2001, Vol. 105 Issue 41, p56
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- Terrorism Bill Critics Are Wrong. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;7/8/2002, Vol. 106 Issue 27, p24
Editorial. Comments on the battle faced by the U.S. House-Senate Conference Committee over different approaches to establish a federal role in terrorism reinsurance. Facts that negotiators must consider; Consumer groups that are against federal involvement in terrorism insurance; Message that...