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Pool Re in major overhaul of reinsurance cover

Reinsurer aiming to shift to catastrophe treaty-type structure from 2022 onwards

United Kingdom Reinsurance Terrorism

Specialty Markets

Mining insurers toughen stance on freight interruption losses

Mining companies and their insurers face significant risks with transport infrastructure exposed to catastrophe events

Specialty International

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ID Comment

ID Comment Company News

Hurricane Irma damage Florida (2017) (Alan Diaz/AP)
ID Comment: Capital becoming more cautious as losses creep up

Funds are tightening their risk appetite following three years of large industry losses

ID Comment: Syndicate run-offs highlight need to reform Lloyd's entry process
Pioneer and Vibe syndicate exits show the challenges facing new entrants in building scale 
Mark Watson, chief executive, Argo Group
Argo's future remains no clearer after Watson's exit

A leadership transition, activist investor pressures, an SEC investigation and underperforming international operations make for a challenging future for Argo

Noah Berger/AP
ID Comment: Wildfire losses could add further bite to retro crunch
Fourth quarter claims will compound reinsurers' quest for pricing discipline


Companies House

Market Commentary

Cat Fund participation level rises again
Market manoeuvres in Florida disguise reinsurance trajectory
Reinsurance conditions remain good for US cedants



Stockwatch Company News

Stock market down (MaxxiGo/
StockWatch: Beazley and Hiscox fall on casualty and cat fears

Lloyd's stocks shed 16% in a fortnight as losses weigh on investor sentiment 

Falling rates (ESB Professional/
StockWatch: Hiscox loss fears prompt Lloyd’s stock selloff
Catastrophe losses drive Lloyd's stocks down but Lancashire bounces back
StockWatch: Travelers sinks 7% as Q3 profits tank

Beazley shares fall 5% but European stocks outperform again

StockWatch: Lloyd's stocks lose value despite Brexit deal hopes
Aviva buoyed by deal prospects, as investors turn bullish


Legal Focus

Market Commentary

Legal Focus: Nothing cheesy about need to allege personal injury for coverage
Legal Focus: Italian insurers keep close eye on risk management
Legal Focus: Ruling from Supreme Court welcome for liability insurers

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Lloyd's: Meeting the challenges

Lloyds Company News

Acappella syndicate to close
New owner Hamilton Insurance Group says syndicate will not make adequate returns
Cyber attack (antb/
LMA publishes property and marine cyber clauses
New clauses designed to meet Lloyd’s requirements on cyber cover clarity
PSC Insurance buys Lloyd’s broker Caroll for £3.4m

Australian group expands existing London operation with transaction

London, England (IR Stone/
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Market Commentary

UK insurers warned of post-Brexit sanctions red tape
Mapfre profits fall on Brexit writedown
Insurers braced for rise in construction claims after Brexit



Digitalisation Company News

Asia connected (metamorworks/
Asia poised for insurtech growth
The insurtech scene in Asia is taking longer to form than in Western markets, but the growing presence of accelerators in the region is helping to create a flourishing ecosystem
Startup Zego gains first ever UK insurance licence
Authorisation seen as clear indication the UK insurtech market is reaching maturity
Dollars (S-Photo/
US leads insurtech deal activity
Global insurtech deals funding declines to $131m in past four weeks
5G (Ivan Marc/
Praedicat plans casualty risk product
Product developed in Lloyd’s Lab will provide named peril cover for emerging risks



Market Commentary

Extending the parameters of cyber risk modelling
LMA publishes property and marine cyber clauses
Brit launches cyber e-trading platform
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