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Specialty risks sit at the heart of the Lloyd’s and London markets, and the market’s capability to innovate to continue to meet more specialised risk transfer needs will determine its long-term sustainability

Global reinsurance margins are under pressure but demand for the product remains stable. Reinsurers are facing an increasing need to differentiate their value proposition as they seek to retain core clients and maintain market relevance

Insurers are looking to new markets and classes of insurance as they strive to maintain growth against the headwinds of soft market conditions in established markets


New Lloyd's chairman must tackle some major issues

Michael Faulkner


Carnegie-Brown has a difficult balancing act

Brokers at Airmic were forced to defend facilities

Rebecca Hancock


Risk managers expressed concerns that the model is not in their interest

The market seems stuck in soft mode, while results worsen



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Lloyd’s and London market insurers will be deploying a number of strategies to ensure disruption to trade with the European Union is minimised post-Brexit, against a backdrop of huge uncertainty over future access to the EU market

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Innovation is critical to the future growth of re/insurers across all key markets, amid an evolving risk landscape which requires the development of new products and risk solutions


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