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Monte Carlo Digital Forum: Underwriting More Profitably panel - Listen on demand

Hear top executives from Swiss Re, Third Point Re, Aon and AdvantageGo discuss concerns about BI exposures and the need for further rate increases

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Listen on demand to our Monte Carlo Leaders Panel

Hear top executives from RKH Specialty, MS Amlin Underwriting, Scor Global P&C, and Randall & Quilter debate rates, Covid-19 and much more

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Monte Carlo Digital Forum: Third Point Re CEO Dan Malloy

Dan Malloy speaks to Insurance Day about the current hardening market and the impact of Covid-19

Reinsurance Events

Monte Carlo Digital Forum: Mike Mitchell, P&S underwriting at Swiss Re

Mike Mitchell delves into the latest trends in cat and specialty, and how they will influence how underwriters approach the risks

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Legal Focus: Insurer wins on coronavirus BI are not quite what they seem

Recent Mudpie decision can be seen as a road map to coverage 

North America Coronavirus

Legal Focus: Court examines the factual matrix in Covid BI test case

Test case illustrates the power the judiciary holds in identifying the scope of the phrase

United Kingdom Legal focus

Legal Focus: Pandemic intensifies regulatory focus on insurer pricing practices

Regulators are set to take a more hard-line approach to unfair pricing practices by insurers whether pre-existing, or as a consequence of, Covid-19

Regulation Coronavirus

Legal Focus: Brokers do not need to fear the outcome of FCA’s BI test case

There are many questions brokers will be asking as the High Court’s judgment is digested 

United Kingdom Coronavirus

Viewpoint: Cyber risk models must evolve with the changing threat

Cyber risk models must be sufficiently flexible to accommodate new scenarios based on risk trends and changing insurance policy terms and conditions

Cyber International

Legal Focus: Turkish law’s lack of definitions is a challenge for cyber insurers

There are a number of legislative challenges facing the cyber insurance market in Turkey

Legal focus Cyber

Focus: The market must adopt a risk-based approach to cyber

A market disruption similar to that caused by Hurricane Andrew is inevitable if insurers continue to manage their cyber exposures as they do at present

Focus Technology

Speare-Cole: 'Machine learning will transform specialty lines underwriting'

With the recent launch of its US-based subsidiary, QOMPLX is now looking to provide cyber cover to large corporations, the president of the technology company's insurance division, says

International Specialty

Viewpoint: This is the next stage, not the end, of the insurtech promise

There remain huge opportunities for technology-based companies across the insurance ecosystem, but few are able or willing to pursue them in the present environment

International Insurtech

Focus: Insurtech is about more than investing in state-of-the-art technology

To create a digital insurance business, companies must have a very clear idea about what they want to achieve 

Focus Insurtech

Focus: Insurtech must be underpinned by profitable underwriting

To seize the opportunities created by the pandemic, London market insurers must develop sustainable e-commerce trading systems

Technology Insurtech

Focus: Hard market will continue to separate the insurtech winners from the losers

The impact of Covid-19 means technology-based MGAs and insurtechs are under increasing pressure to demonstrate their value 

Focus Insurtech

Viewpoint: Covid-19 claims highlight cracks in P&I coverage

In these unprecedented times, it is incumbent on P&I clubs to do all they can to exercise discretion in favour of their members

Claims Management Marine

Hull and machinery claims down, Cefor data shows

Total losses hit another record low in first half of 2020 as trade body warns of pandemic-related marine claims

International Marine

Legal Focus: Oil spill shows compensation limits outdated

A recent oil spill offshore of southern Mauritius raises a number of issues about compensation limits

Legal focus Casualty

Viewpoint: We must seize the opportunity to improve working conditions for seafarers

Covid-19 has generated significant momentum around the humanitarian crisis impacting seafarers. But, is it enough to drive change? 

Marine International


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ID Comment Company News

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ID Comment: It is time for insurers to pay Covid-19 BI claims

Disasters are memorable, and not just to insurers

ID Podcast David Flandro
Monte Carlo Digital Forum: Hyperion X's David Flandro

As part of a special series of Insurance Day Podcasts recorded for as part of our Monte Carlo Digital Forum next week, Hyperion X’s managing director of analytics, David Flandro, gives us his views on rate movements and forthcoming renewals and of course the impact of Covid-19

ID Comment: Restoring trust and confidence among buyers
Engagement, openness and a degree of understanding will be key to restoring buyer-insurer relationships
Hurricane from space (aapsky/
ID Comment: Chubb sets trend for Covid-19 loss disclosures in Q2

Further loss events could make 2020 the costliest claims year on record


People Moves

Market News

BMS expands M&A team with Aon hire
Axa XL appoints head of Risk Consulting unit
PartnerRe appoints head of retro, new hires



Stockwatch Company News

Business improvement (stockshoppe/
StockWatch: Hiscox shares rocket as Covid bill slashed
RSA stock also rises on BI test case ruling
Arrows up (style-photography/
StockWatch: Scor stock jumps 8% on back of growth plans

Aviva rises amid rumours of French business buyout

Arrows up (Monster Ztudio/
Stockwatch: Aon, WTW shares jump 7% as shareholders give thumbs up

Both stocks have risen more than 13% since deal was announced in March

Arrows up and down (Mmaxer/
StockWatch: Hiscox falls 3.3% as US cat season bites

Lancashire Holdings also falls in mixed week for global insurance stocks


Legal Focus

Market News

Legal Focus: US court orders insurer to defend in contractor claim
Legal Focus: Insurer wins on coronavirus BI are not quite what they seem
Legal Focus: Court examines the factual matrix in Covid BI test case