Welcome to the fourth and last day of our coverage from the 2018 Monte Carlo Rendez-Vous! 

We hope you will enjoy this final Re-Insurance daily edition that contains the latest news, analysis and intelligence from our team of journalists and analysts attending the Rendez-Vous.

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LEAD NEWS

Florence now threatens up to $15bn losses

Hurricane Florence is now expected to wreak up to $15bn in insured losses, a lower top-end estimate than some were projecting earlier this week.

But flooding remaining the big uncertainty…

PartnerRe reaping reward of private pureplay reinsurer strategy

PartnerRe CEO Emmanuel Clarke says his reinsurer is reaping the rewards of being a rare “pureplay” reinsurer in a market that has seen almost all of its rivals develop significant primary operations

The industry must avoid being “shamed” on cyber: MMC Glaser

Fresh from PCS’ recent estimate of over $3bn in insured losses from last year’s NotPetya attacks, MMC’s CEO Dan Glaser says it is important that reinsurers communicates better on what is excluded from cyber policies

ANALYSIS

Plugging technology gaps to add value to cyber risk mitigation

Reinsurers are quickly becoming leaders in the understanding and management of cyber risks, writes Axis Re’s chief underwriting officer Megan Thomas

ILS market remains strong

Aon on the continuing strength of the ILS markets

HIM: Chasing the outliers

Peter Dailey says RMS’ loss estimates from last year’s storms were credible. That wasn’t the case with its rivals so it is up to all modelling firms to be transparent

Addressing the opportunity and challenge of cyber risk

Liberty Mutual Re’s Jennifer Braney says the cyber challenge will be overcome with better data and closer engagement between reinsurers and their clients

IGI prepares for further growth in Africa

Dubai-headquartered carrier IGI is building out it’s presence in Africa, Youssef Alaoui chief executive officer of IGI Casablanca predicts

Am I interrupting you?

Gavin Coull, partner and head of reinsurance at law firm BLM on business interruption losses…

$350bn of US run-off business now in play

The US run-off market is about to be energised says Artur Niemczewski, the CEO of Pro-Global Insurance Solutions