Carter on Reinsurance - Fifth Edition

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Carter on Reinsurance 5th Edition, is essential reading for professionals who work in the insurance and reinsurance industry and need to understand the global changes.

Written by Robert Carter, Nigel Ralph and Les Lucas, this 5th edition of the definitive text on Reinsurance has been brought right up to date. Now in two volumes contained neatly within their own slip case ‘Carter on Reinsurance – 5th Edition’ contains the fundamental coverage of reinsurance practice which makes it indispensable among industry professionals. Readers should gain an in depth guide to the methods and practices which are changing the face of reinsurance.

Authors: Robert Carter, Nigel Ralph and Les Lucas

1. The Role and Development of Reinsurance
2. Types of Market

3. Principles and Practice of Reinsurance

4. Legal Principles Applicable to Reinsurance Contracts

5. Forms of Reinsurance

6. The Pricing of Non-life Reinsurance Contracts

7. Facultative Reinsurance

8. Proportional Reinsurance Treaties

9. Non-proportional Treaties

10. Fixing Retentions

11. Property Reinsurance

12. Catastrophe Reinsurance

13. Casualty, Personal Accident and Other Non-marine (Except Property) Reinsurance

14. Marine and Aviation Reinsurance

15. Life Reassurance

16. Finite Risk Reinsurance and Alternative Risk Transfer

17. Technical Accounting

18. Financial Accounting and Management

19. The Management of Reinsurance Operations

20. International Practice and Problems

Index

1. The Role and Development of Reinsurance

2. Types of Market

3. Principles and Practice of Reinsurance

4. Legal Principles Applicable to Reinsurance Contracts

5. Forms of Reinsurance

6. The Pricing of Non-life Reinsurance Contracts

7. Facultative Reinsurance

8. Proportional Reinsurance Treaties

9. Non-proportional Treaties

10. Fixing Retentions

11. Property Reinsurance

12. Catastrophe Reinsurance

13. Casualty, Personal Accident and Other Non-marine (Except Property) Reinsurance

14. Marine and Aviation Reinsurance

15. Life Reassurance

16. Finite Risk Reinsurance and Alternative Risk Transfer

17. Technical Accounting

18. Financial Accounting and Management

19. The Management of Reinsurance Operations

20. International Practice and Problems


Index

Professor Robert L Carter OBE, BSc (Econ), DPhil, FCII, FIRM

Emeritus Professor of Insurance Studies, University of Nottingham

Bob Carter started his career with the Norwich Union Fire Insurance Society, then became Assistant Insurance Manager for the Dunlop Rubber Co Ltd. In 1963, he moved into education as a Lecturer in Insurance and Economics at Brighton College of Technology (now Brighton University).

In 1969, he was appointed Lecturer in Industrial Economics at the University of Nottingham, subsequently being promoted to Senior Lecturer. In 1975, he was appointed the Norwich Union Professor of Insurance Studies, a post he held until he retired in 1990. He has lectured around the world and acted as a consultant to the Association of British Insurers, Lloyd’s, the OECD, the World Bank, and other bodies. He is the author of many books and articles on insurance, reinsurance and risk management, including textbooks for the Chartered Insurance Institute.

He was awarded an OBE in 1991 for services to insurance education and the insurance industry.

Leslie D Lucas, FCII, ACIArb

Throughout his career, Leslie has worked in the City of London. In 1960, he joined the Friends Provident and Century Group in the City Accident Department of the Century, which taught him accident insurance. In 1966, he moved to Sun Life to join its newly formed subsidiary Household & General and in 1972 he changed track to reinsurance when he joined the Mercantile & General Reinsurance Company to become an Assistant Accident Manager. In 1977, Leslie moved to the Norwich Winterthur Reinsurance Corporation (NW Re) to be the Casualty Excess of Loss Treaty Underwriter and in 1989 was appointed General Manager.

He was a member of the Reinsurance Officers Association executive and a founder member of the Council of the London Insurance & Reinsurance Market Association (now the International Underwriting Association). He was also a member of Sir David Walker’s Committee that reported on the Lloyd’s LMX problems.

In 1994, Leslie joined Pool Re to take up the position of Chief Executive until he left full-time employment in 2000. Since then, Leslie has been involved in reinsurance education, including authoring parts of some of the CII study courses and serving as an arbitrator in reinsurance disputes. In 1996, Leslie co-authored Reinsurance Management and

later co-authored Reinsurance, Fourth Edition (2000) and Reinsurance Essentials (2004).

Nigel Ralph, BA, FCII

Nigel studied French and Spanish at Nottingham University before completing a teaching certificate at Cambridge. In 1979, he joined the Mercantile & General Reinsurance Company in London, working in various marketing and underwriting roles. In 1983, he won the CII’s Bain Dawes scholarship and spent three months working in the Mexican market. He was representative in Japan from 1987 to 1988. Nigel joined ACE Global Markets to underwrite property and agricultural business in the London Market, and later joined Lloyd’s as an Executive in the Underwriting Performance Management Directorate.

Number of Pages:
372
ISBN:
9781856096003
Published Date:
August 2013
Binding Format:
Hardback
Book Height:
230 mm
Book Width:
190 mm
Weight:
2.4 kg
Author:

Professor Robert L Carter OBE, BSc (Econ), DPhil, FCII, FIRM and Leslie D Lucas, FCII, ACIArb and Nigel Ralph, BA, FCII