Lloyd’s lecture - Making a Market for Acts of God

Making a Market for Acts of God - book coverThis is an Insurance Institute of London (IIL) Lecture delivered by Paula Jarzabkowski, Professor of Strategic Management, Cass Business School, City University London.

In this Lloyd’s lecture, Professor Paula Jarzabkowski will be launching her book “Making a Market for Acts of God: The Practice of Risk-Trading in the Global Reinsurance Industry”. Paula and her team followed the reinsurance industry over three years from conferences in Monte Carlo, Florida and Singapore, to offices in London, Bermuda, Continental Europe and key Asia-Pacific locations. She will present the key, often surprising, findings of this unique study on how and why the industry has worked for so many years, and reflect on how current dynamics will affect the future of reinsurance. The book is already being critically acclaimed by both academics and industry leaders for its ground breaking insights into how financial markets such as reinsurance work.



The Lecture

Title: Making a Market for Acts of God
Venue: Lloyd’s Old Library
Date: Thursday 30 April 2015
Time: 13.15-14.00
Chairman:  Bronek Masojada, CEO, Hiscox

To register for the lecture: Click Here

Image Paula JarzabkowskiProfessor Jarzabkowski is a Professor of Strategy at Cass Business School, City University London. Using a ‘fly-on-the-wall’ research approach, she and her research team recently concluded a 3-year study of the global reinsurance industry, covering reinsurers, brokers and cedents in Lloyd’s, Bermuda, Continental Europe and the Asia Pacific regions. An industry consortium, the Insurance Intellectual Capital Initiative (IICI), sponsored this study.

If you are unable to make this date, please email Professor Jarzabkowski if you would like to receive an invitation to our June book launch at Cass Business School, City University London, click here to email Paula.


The Book

We are able to offer you a 30% introductory discount if you order the book online directly via the UK website http://ukcatalogue.oup.com/product/9780199664764.do adding promotion code AAFLY7 to your shopping basket


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