PANEL on Innovative Financial Mechanisms to Transfer Catastrophe Risk

PANEL on Innovative Financial Mechanisms to Transfer Catastrophe Risk

Topics to be addressed:

New capital coming into the reinsurance space
– Investors, requirements and business needs

The new wave of Cat models
– Creating risk transfer mechanisms and new capital sources

The expanding role of parametric risk insurance
– A new payout model, the value of precise data

Parametric insurance: the disruptive role of technology
– Sensors, Measurements, Indices
– Limitations, potential, accessibility, moral hazard

Application Examples
– NY Metro, USA
– FONDEN, Mexico
– Pacific Alliance, Peru, Colombia, Chile
– EDF, France

Eye on the Future…is it parametric or is traditional insurance still alive?
– Success and challenges going retail, problems to scale up to other perils

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