There has been significant development in both the cat bond and traditional reinsurance markets so far in 2013, with the emergence of competition between the markets, new bond terms, a cash influx into the reinsurance sector, a re-examination of business strategies and pricing reductions in both markets. Reinsurance Focus Blogmaster Rollie Goss, who has been representing ceding insurers in both cat bond and traditional reinsurance transactions, analyzes these developments in a Special Focus article titled The Developing Relationship Between the Catastrophe Bond and Traditional Reinsurance Markets.