The essential guide to reinsurance

This paper provides an overview of the reinsurance industry's defining characteristics, describes the essence of reinsurance, its basic forms and the principal functions of a reinsurance company. It also draws on the relevant regulatory environment and stresses the importance of risk management.

Topics covered:

- The essentials and origins of reinsurance.

- Benefits of reinsurance for customers and society.

- Basic forms of reinsurance.

- Managing risks in reinsurance.

- The regulatory framework.

- Reinsurance solutions for today's societal challenges.