Willis Re is the big 3 global reinsurance broker behind the excellent and timely 1st View reinsurance renewals reports.
Given the shifting global market, the 1.1 2020 1st View has been the most keenly awaited such report for over a decade.
From a first read the key words this year are Divergent, Judicious, Discerning and Client-centric to describe reinsurance markets and reinsurer behaviour.
The Voice of Insurance caught up with James Vickers, Chair of Willis Re International to dig a little deeper.
As sellers found backbone and walked away from unattractive business and strong long-term trading relationships became more important, did aggressive cedants finally get their comeuppance?
Listen here to find out and put some colour into the excellent report
The report can be downloaded here: