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Fears remote working could see London 'lose a little of its soul'

London has benefited from accelerated technology adoption but the end of face-to-face trading could see the market lose some of its traditional spirit, London Market Forum panellists said

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

 

Covid-19

M&A insurers ease back on exclusions to secure market share in Asia

Asia’s more favourable business climate post-Covid-19 presents huge opportunities, but also increased exposure risks

Specialty Asia Pacific

ID Comment: Four takeaways from the business interruption test case

The Supreme Court's ruling in favour of policyholders was controversial and throws up interesting problems for carriers

United Kingdom Losses

Legal Focus: Covid-19 loss aggregation is a real issue for the market

It is critical risk carriers understand how the aggregation factor in a variety of insurance and reinsurance contracts can be triggered by the pandemic

Legal focus Claims Management

Focus: Exposure management is main challenge for insurers in 2021

The challenges that have blighted the market’s performance in 2020 will continue to threaten its prospects over course this year

Focus Regulation
Cyber

Focus: Telehealth will transform the digital risk landscape

The evolution of the cyber threat and the skyrocketing growth in digital health services present specialty lines insurers with an exciting new landscape of risk and reward

Risk Management International

Viewpoint: An integrated approach to cyber risk is more important than ever

Covid-19 has significantly increased the pace and scale at which the cyber threat is evolving, but the fundamentals of managing cyber risk exposure remain the same

Cyber International

Viewpoint: Covid-19 is the ultimate acid test for the resilience of cyber insurance

The pandemic has highlighted the need for a shared understanding across the market of cyber risk and how it is best managed for the peril to be rendered insurable over the long term

Cyber Coronavirus

Cyber market growth inhibited by complex data privacy rules

Insurers must do more to help clients understand their exposures if the market is to benefit from the more punitive approach to data privacy violations

Cyber Regulation
Insurtech

Profit and volume 'key to successful insurer-insurtech partnerships'

Incumbents are under pressure to grow their partnerships with insurtechs to scale at an acceptable loss ratio in order to recover their investment in a shorter timeframe than previously envisaged

Technology Insurtech

Asia insurtech sector speeding ahead on regulatory fast track

The adoption of insurtech solutions in Hong Kong and Singapore is not without its challenges, but these are being addressed through proof of concept initiatives sanctioned by the regulator

Insurtech Asia Pacific

Viewpoint: Ecosystem approach can solve the insurtech funding challenge

Platforms hosting several insurtechs are helping to ease the pressures on the sector post-Covid – but ongoing investment is critical

Technology Insurtech

Viewpoint: ‘Insurtech collaboration crucial to overcome Covid-19 challenge’

These are testing times for both insurtechs and traditional insurers as they struggle to adjust to the impact of the pandemic on investor confidence and customer trust and behaviour

Insurtech Coronavirus
Marine

Viewpoint: Maritime sector must respond to the shift in cyber threat

The shift in focus of marine cyber attacks away from vessels to shore-based GPS and other monitoring systems is an issue of concern for shipping companies and their insurers

Marine International

Focus: The regulatory risks of green shipping is an issue for insurers

Insurers ignore at their peril the changing nature of risks in the maritime sector as the range of environmental regulations affecting the sector expands

Focus Regulation

Viewpoint: Insurance is essential to crew health and safety in the maritime sector

A&H insurance cover must become a standard employment benefit in the maritime industry as it is in much of the onshore world

Marine International

Cargo and marine hull face turning tide in hard market

Optimism as cargo and hull rates set to continue rising as sector grapples with increasing claims costs and economic slowdown

International Marine

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ID Comment: Four takeaways from the business interruption test case
The Supreme Court's ruling in favour of policyholders was controversial and throws up interesting problems for carriers
Agility (kentoh/Shutterstock.com)
ID Comment: 1/1 renewals show the gap between best and worst continues to grow
The worst-performing carriers are set for tough times ahead
Lloyd's head office, London
ID Comment: Blueprint Two puts meat on the bones of Lloyd’s reform plans
Lloyd’s is hoping the reforms will shave 3% of its operating cost base
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ID Comment: This year’s hurricane season is a reminder of how bad things get
A record number of storms have formed in the Atlantic this year, although overall losses have so far been manageable

 



People Moves


Market News

Gallagher Re chief Swallow to exit
Miller launches high-net-worth offering
Marsh UK appoints Colraine as chairman

 




Stockwatch


Stockwatch Company News

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Stockwatch: Beazley woes continue as stock sinks again

Insurers underperform the broader markets as bearish sentiment continues into new year

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Stockwatch: RSA outperforms peers as insurance stocks wilt in 2020

Buyout propelled RSA shares to 20% gain last year

Munich Re head office, Munich
Stockwatch: Munich Re rises on ambitious growth plans
Reinsurer shares outperform in mixed week for segment’s stocks
Arrows up and down (Mmaxer/Shutterstock.com)
Stockwatch: Argo rises as investors warm to Ariel sale

Lloyd’s shares sink for third week running amid Brexit worries

 




Legal Focus


Market News

Legal Focus: EU-UK trade agreement is meagre fare for the sector
Legal Focus: Covid-19 loss aggregation is a real issue for the market
Legal Focus: Regulation to drive growth in legacy sector during 2021
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