Publications

May 11 Understanding and addressing global insurance protection gaps 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of The Geneva Association offers an updated quantification of protection gaps in the areas of Nat CAT, cyber, healthcare and pension risk. Risk exposures, driven by digitisation, urbanisation and climate change, as well as value accumulation and concentration, tend to outgrow insurance premiums, leaving individuals, households, firms and the public sector alike underinsured.

May 09 Impressions from 45th Conference and General Assembly of the African Insurance Organisation 0

May 09 3rd Africa Insurance Barometer launched 0

On Monday, 7 May, Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company published on behalf of the African Insurance Organisation the 3rd Africa Insurance Barometer. According to the survey, the insurance executives polled...

May 07 3rd Africa Insurance Barometer launched 0

The 3rd Africa Insurance Barometer was launched on May 7, 2018 at the 45th Conference & General Assembly of the African Insurance Organisation (AIO) in Accra, Ghana.

May 04 Disruption in insurance – The tale of the naked emperor 0

Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company cautions against the disruption debate raging across the global insurance landscape taking on a life of its own. Time to pause, recap a few facts and question a few things.

Apr 12 Understanding and addressing global insurance protection gaps 0

While insurance protection gaps in the areas of natural catastrophes and pensions are well-researched, cyber risk and healthcare protection shortfalls are harder to quantify and the proportion of their respective...

Apr 12 Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company wins assignment from the InsuResilience Investment Fund 0

Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company, in cooperation with the Frankfurt School of Finance & Management - UNEP Collaborating Centre for Climate & Sustainable Energy Finance has been assigned by the...

Apr 04 Maintaining insurers’ relevance in the digital age 0

In his contribution to the March edition of Middle East Insurance Review, Dr Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company argues that in order to maintain its relevance the insurance industry must come to grips with cyber risk.

Jan 23 Insurance view of Nobel Economics Prize 0

Behavioural economics can be harnessed by regulators and insurers to “nudge” customers towards making better buying decisions, argues Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr. Schanz, Alms & Company in his contribution to...

Jan 23 What insurance executives expect from the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) 0

In a contribution to the December edition of Asia Insurance Review Kai-Uwe Schanz of Dr Schanz, Alms & Company and Wan Murezani Wan Mohamad from MNRB Holdings Berhad, summarise the...