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IIS Announcement

It is with great sadness that I inform you that our respected and beloved colleague, IIS Vice Chairman, Gordon Stewart, passed away on Wednesday, November 26, 2014 after a short illness.  As Vice Chairman, Gordon had tremendous impact on the IIS, playing a critical role in the strategic leadership over the past many years.  His belief in the evolution of the IIS and our role in serving the industry was a driving passion, and he dedicated much of his time and energy towards IIS even in his last ...

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IIS CEO Mike Morrissey made a presentation at the United Nations Climate Summit on September 23, during the UN General Assembly week. At the Summit, following speeches by heads of state of the US, France, Korea, Mexico, Italy, Turkey, Nigeria and by diplomats and scientists from around the world, Mr. Morrissey spoke about the key role the insurance industry plays in mitigating and preventing the loss of lives and property due to natural disasters.

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2014 Third Quarter Review: INSURANCE STOCK SLUMP CONTINUES IN Q3

The underperformance of insurance stocks not only continued, but got even worse in the third quarter of this year.  While stock markets gave back some of the first half’s strong gains around the world, insurance stocks extended their slump.  For the quarter ended September 30, the benchmark Morgan Stanley Capital International World ETF (symbol MXWO.L) declined 2%, while the IIS 100 Global Index fell more than 3%.

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IIS Thought Leadership Webinar: Outlook for Life Reinsurance, with RGA Re CEO Greig Woodring

RGA President and CEO, Greig Woodring, interviewed by IIS CEO, Michael Morrissey, on the outlook for the life reinsurance business. Questions from participants will be accepted via chat.

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Generate customized, comprehensive reports detailing the latest official statistics available and over ten years of historical data for over 170 countries.  Data includes written premiums by line of business for each country, combined ratios, country and company rankings, insurance penetration and economic data, building an accurate picture of market returns.

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