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The Chartered Insurance Institute exists to promote higher standards of integrity, technical competence and business capability and with over 120,000 members in more than 150 countries is the world's largest professional body dedicated to insurance and financial services.

London Bridge Is Falling Down

The collapse of a bridge in Genoa with such catastrophic consequences has reawakened concerns around ageing infrastructure across the world, with the UK being no exception. We take a look at the risks…

Interrupt Response Time

In contingent business interruption, the same sort of claims appear again and again and yet it seems the sector continues to use CBI as a sweetener. Is this the year the profession learns the lessons of the past?...

Land of the Rising Yen

Jay Patel explains why increasing insurance penetration in Japan’s revived economy provides an opportunity for commercial carriers...

The Role of Insurance

Reflecting on events of the past few months – from the natural catastrophes that have impacted Asia, the Caribbean and parts of the US, to the conclusion of the Dive In festival...

The Power of Three

Recent hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria have been part of an unprecedented year for natural catastrophes, with earthquakes in Mexico only adding to the woe...

How to have your quake and beat it

As insurance losses from the recent New Zealand earthquake are estimated to reach up to $3.5bn, Sam Barrett examines the steps the insurance industry is taking to understand and manage this risk..