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Maidment and Beale lead winners at Insurance Day London Market Awards

Neil Maidment recognised for lifetime achievement, while Inga Beale wins Outstanding Achievement award

London ID Awards

ID Comment: Wildfire can no longer be viewed as a secondary peril

A second consecutive year in which insured losses will reach $10bn in California alone signals a need to rethink the potential of wildfires as a loss driver

North America United States Losses

Specialty Markets

JLT deal takes Marsh’s Baker to top of Lloyd’s List marine rankings

Marcus Baker is named as the most influential figure in the global insurance market in annual Lloyd’s List ranking

Marine Specialty International

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A deeper look at the topics impacting the industry


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Insurance Day’s regular sections, providing clarity on market trends and insight into their implications

 

 

ID Comment

ID Comment Company News

Stand-off (Pavlovska Yevheniia/Shutterstock.com)
ID Comment: Carriers and brokers in stand-off as renewals drag on
But the abundance of supply means there can only be one winner
London technology (IR Stone/Shutterstock.com)
ID Comment: 'Greater broker adoption is crucial to the long-term success of PPL'
The latest statistics show more brokers are using PPL than ever before. The whole market has an interest in making sure this number continues to grow
California Thomas fire (2017) (Chris Carlson/AP)-
ID Comment: Wildfire can no longer be viewed as a secondary peril

A second consecutive year in which insured losses will reach $10bn in California alone signals a need to rethink the potential of wildfires as a loss driver

Hurricane Florence flooding (2018) (David Goldman/AP)
ID Comment: Learning the lessons from hurricanes Michael and Florence

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season defied expectations by delivering above-average activity, including one of the strongest US landfalls on record

 

Companies House

Market Commentary

Companies House: Fundamentals pick up for hard-pressed reinsurers
Companies House: Japan's big three ride out year's catastrophes
Companies House: International expansion pays off for Japan's giants

 

Stockwatch

Stockwatch Company News

AIG head office, New York
StockWatch: Markel shares plunge on CatCo reserving probe

AIG slide continues while European groups continue to under-perform

Plunging chart (Viorel Sima/Shutterstock.com)
StockWatch: AIG falls 7% as cat loss warning prompts sell-off

Beazley stock also hit by wildfire losses, while stock market declines drag on insurers

Generali head office, Trieste
StockWatch: Bullish growth plan lifts Generali stock 3%

US-listed insurers rise with the tide but Europeans outperform

Lloyd
StockWatch: Lancashire gains 7% as Lloyd’s stocks outperform

Market malaise drags on Europeans but several North American carriers buck the trend

 

Legal Focus

Market Commentary

Legal Focus: Consolidating arbitration under review in US
Legal Focus: Is bigger always better when it comes to group litigation?
Legal Focus: The legal challenges facing Mexico's insurance industry

Hot Topics

Making complex issues simple

Focusing on what matters to the market, understanding the forces that are shaping the industry

 

 

Lloyd's: Meeting the challenges

Lloyds Company News

Lloyd
Lloyd's brokers face electronic trading mandate
Brokers will be required to sign up to an e-trading platform or lose Lloyd's accreditation 
Lloyd
Focus: Lloyd's tough stance has taken the edge off the soft market

Pricing, merger and acquisition activity and Brexit will continue to set the agenda for companies in the London market next year

London technology (IR Stone/Shutterstock.com)
ID Comment: 'Greater broker adoption is crucial to the long-term success of PPL'
The latest statistics show more brokers are using PPL than ever before. The whole market has an interest in making sure this number continues to grow
Lloyd
Lloyd's cuts market modernisation levy on managing agents
But other charges will see total cost of modernisation increase next year 

 

Brexit

Market Commentary

UK strikes landmark re/insurance trade deal with US
LSM receives licence for Luxembourg company
LMG chief: 'It is vital the London market continues to make its voice heard on Brexit'

 

Digitalisation

Digitalisation Company News

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JLT Re partners with US motor insurtech
MGA provides cover for motor mobility risks in US
Shipping technology (Travel mania/Shutterstock.com)
Lloyd’s syndicates unveil cargo insurtech partnership

Six syndicates participate in programme to place sensors on cargo shipments 

Digital business (Montri Nipitvittaya/Shutterstock.com)
Hiscox partners with insurtech Instanda

First product to use the e-trading platform will launch in early-2019

Cloud computing (Maksim Kabakou/Shutterstock.com)
Insurtech Slice Labs launches in UK

Legal & General is first UK customer of on-demand cloud platform provider

 

Cyber

Market Commentary

ID Comment: The cyber war exclusion conundrum
Zurich sued over NotPetya war exclusion
Axis hires senior cyber underwriter
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