Articles by Christopher M. Treanor

Taming the Beast: Will Insurance Market Cycles Become a Thing of the Past?

Taming the Beast: Will Insurance Market Cycles Become a Thing of the Past?

Property/casualty insurance market cycles may one day become a thing of the past.

 
When Worlds Collide: The Effect of Alternative Capital on the P/C Market

When Worlds Collide: The Effect of Alternative Capital on the P/C Market

The entrance of alternative capital has helped put downward pressure on property/casualty rates.

 
In Search of an Underwriting Profit: The P/C Market at Midyear

In Search of an Underwriting Profit: The P/C Market at Midyear

The property/casualty market may be hardening, but the good news for insurance buyers is that increases will be moderate.

 
The Long Journey to Equilibrium in the P/C Insurance Market

The Long Journey to Equilibrium in the P/C Insurance Market

In the past, the market has swung sharply from underpricing to overpricing. Today, it is reaching equilibrium.

 
The New Normal: The P/C Insurance Market Finds Its Balance

The New Normal: The P/C Insurance Market Finds Its Balance

Current rate changes in the insurance market do not signify a hard market. They mark the beginning of a new future.

 
How to Navigate the Coming Market Change

How to Navigate the Coming Market Change

What risk managers need to do in the months to come.

 
A Change Gonna Come

A Change Gonna Come

Breaking down the coming turn in the property/casualty insurance market cycle.

 
Sidestepping Insanity: The 2010 P/C Market Mid-Year Review

Sidestepping Insanity: The 2010 P/C Market Mid-Year Review

Even during a soft market, we know the hard market is inevitable. It’s the same thing that has happened over and over again and, as Einstein said, expecting anything else is the definition of insanity.