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Insurance Day Podcast: The Future at Lloyd’s

Insurance Day’s London Market Forum examined Lloyd's modernisation, market culture, innovation and insurtech. In this podcast, Lorenzo Spoerry and Scott Vincent discuss the key talking points from the event
Lloyds Insurtech Market Modernisation

Lloyd’s top-tier syndicates to lead market growth in 2020

Lloyd’s 15 top-performing syndicates will underwrite bigger percentage of market’s business next year


Specialty Markets

International Group faces call to restructure

Number of affiliates should be reduced from 13 members to no more than eight, to enable more efficient use of capital, according to Marsh

International Marine

In Depth

A deeper look at the topics impacting the industry


Deeper insight into market trends

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



ID Comment

ID Comment Company News

New York, NY (T photography/
ID Comment: Victor syndicate launch highlights benefits of distribution scale in core US market
Syndicate 2288 is targeting 'underserved' clients in catastrophe-exposed areas of the US 
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Reform of private-public pools is essential to retain trust in insurance

Transforming the operating models of public-private enterprises is is vital to the credibility of the re/insurance industry as a whole

ID Comment: Opening Lloyd’s up to entrepreneurial talent

The failure of recent start-ups to gain scale highlights the need for initiatives such as syndicate-in-a-box

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ID Comment: MS Amlin looks to the future with new structure

Parent company MS&AD says the reorganisation will strengthen collaboration across its global operations


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

Arrows up (NWM/
StockWatch: Talanx rally rolls on as shares hit 12-month high

German giant's stock has soared by more than 50% in 2019

StockWatch: Lancashire leads Lloyd's stock fall

RSA bounce short-lived as markets decline again

Hiscox office, London
StockWatch: Hiscox claws back some lost ground as stocks rally

Shares in Lloyd’s firm rebounded by more than 8% this week

Stock market down (MaxxiGo/
StockWatch: Aviva shares plummet as strategic plan leaves investors cold

Shares in UK heavyweight down 6.6%


Legal Focus

Market Commentary

Legal Focus: Climate change turns up the heat on D&O liability claims
Legal Focus: Minnows take on giants over Norway's natural perils costs
Legal Focus: New FCA approach could be game-changer for insurers

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

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Lloyd's to mandate DA Sats
Managing agents given notice of plans to make use of delegated authority platform compulsory 
Inga Beale, chief executive, Lloyd
Inga Beale joins Clyde & Co as board member

Stephen Chipman, former chief executive of Grant Thornton US, also takes a seat on the board

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Viewpoint: The sharing economy is rewriting the rules of insurance

The insurance industry can no ignore the revolution brought about by the combination of technology driven business models and the changing priorities of a younger generation

Lloyd's raises £300m debt funding for modernisation
Corporation pledges no increase in market levies to support Future at Lloyd's and unveils new governance framework



Market Commentary

EU financial services chief warns UK against deregulation
UK insurers warned of post-Brexit sanctions red tape
Mapfre profits fall on Brexit writedown



Digitalisation Company News

Viewpoint: 'This year's insurtech successes will inspire the industry next year'

The competitive nature of the insurance industry will keep innovation firmly on the agenda of insurers and reinsurers


IoT sector to be worth $1.7trn by 2020
AI set to revolutionise the production and delivery of products, executives believe
Digital dollars (Peshkova/
Insurtech deals surpass $400m over last month
Series B funding rounds dominated past four weeks' deals  
WR Berkley head office, Greenwich CT
WR Berkley renews $600m cat programme through insurtech Tremor
More than 50 reinsurers participated in the reinsurance programme 



Market Commentary

'WonderCover' launch aims to close cyber and terrorism coverage gap
Legal Focus: Carriers need a better understanding of the insurability of cyber risk
Beazley and Munich Re close cyber partnership Vector
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