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Validus chief urges US policymakers not to disrupt the current structures for spreading risk
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Lloyd’s Lab launches search for second wave of insurtech innovators

Improving data-driven underwriting and enhancing the customer experience are two of the four priorities set for the second cohort

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ID Comment: London still matters – do we need another report to tell us that?

The problems facing London are the same as they have always been – they have only become more acute

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Lloyd’s yacht market shows signs of recovery after Irma wake-up call

Classes has been under scrutiny following several years of poor performance, compounded by hurricane-related losses in 2017

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Focus: Taking a client-first approach to digital platforms

There are key lessons London market insurers can learn from their counterparts operating in the personal lines sector when it comes to implementing an online distribution strategy


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Argo's Harris: 'Our objective in Europe is to get closer to the end client'

After the losses suffered by Argo’s international business last year, the group is revisiting its underwriting and distribution strategies on the continent, its head of Europe, the Middle East and Asia explains

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Singapore-based MGA Criterion Underwriting launches

Led by former Munich Re Syndicate Singapore chief executive Jonathan Ranger

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California remains on course for record wildfire insured loss year

PCS reportedly pegs loss at $13.8bn 

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Companies House: Japan's big three ride out year's catastrophes

Reinsurance recoveries and drawdowns from cat reserves have minimised the damage from a highly active period of natural disasters

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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

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Legal Focus: The legal challenges facing Mexico's insurance industry

Carriers in Mexico are facing critical changes – but there is room for optimism
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Legal Focus: Competition watchdog tackles 'most favoured nation' clauses

Objections from the competitions authority on use of restrictive clauses may affect the wider market

United Kingdom Legal focus

Legal Focus: Cause theory tested in US court

Court looks at whether a particular event involves a single occurrence or multiple occurrences
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Mid-tier brokers battle to escape the killing zone

London’s medium-sized players are transforming in order to survive

Distribution London

Global brokers plot evolution of facilities

Facilities are here to stay, and the major brokers are investing in technology to expand their use

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'It may sound like heresy, but the old broker model must change'

Brokers must evolve to meet the changing needs of their clients and that requires a significant cultural shift

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Focus: Broker behaviour is the key to increasing technology adoption

Technology systems in the London market – including PPL – must make brokers’ lives easier 
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LMG chief: 'It is vital the London market continues to make its voice heard on Brexit'

The London Market Group is meeting with trade representatives from member states to ensure that review of equivalence frameworks gets a fair hearing 
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Viewpoint: The lessons for underwriters from the Hanjin Shipping collapse

Marine insurers might consider the risk of another major shipping bankruptcy to be very low – but history shows the unexpected does happen and the costs can be huge

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Viewpoint: The lessons for underwriters from the Hanjin Shipping collapse

Marine insurers might consider the risk of another major shipping bankruptcy to be very low – but history shows the unexpected does happen and the costs can be huge

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Auto re/insurers hit by motor AoB surge

Assignment of benefit problems are now expanding into auto claims in Florida and starting to hit re/insurers' results
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Insurers win two thirds of claims disputes in UK courts

Study finds up to 45% of large claims will be disputed, with settlements less than two-thirds of the original claim's value

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Cyber insurance market must be seen to pay claims to grow outside the US

Without increased claims certainty, cyber insurance will struggle to demonstrate its relevance to corporate risk managers
Cyber Risk Management

Focus: Insuring the transition to a renewable energy future

Insurers must work with investors and operators to meet the future demands of the renewables sector
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Legal Focus: Reputational risk challenges for insurer and insured

Companies should identify their key areas of risk and discuss with insurers the extent of the cover required

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New PPL targets set for 2019

Lloyd's ups placement targets and introduces requirements for electronic quotations  
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Focus: The pitfalls of a two speed technology strategy

The pace at which most traditional insurers are changing their business models to deal with the disruptive threat of new technology is too slow
Technology Insurtech

Focus: Technology can complement talent in the London market

Technology must enhance the roles of the professionals working in the market

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LMG chief: 'It is vital the London market continues to make its voice heard on Brexit'

The London Market Group is meeting with trade representatives from member states to ensure that review of equivalence frameworks gets a fair hearing 
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International re/insurers grapple with Africa's evolving regulations

The increasing sophistication of regulation has encouraged re/insurers and brokers to invest in Africa. But a rise in protectionism is a growing concern for international carriers 

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Viewpoint: New maritime environmental regulations will stretch limits of P&I cover

Shipowners will need to show that all reasonable steps were taken to avoid the breach

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Focus: The pitfalls of a two speed technology strategy

The pace at which most traditional insurers are changing their business models to deal with the disruptive threat of new technology is too slow
Technology Insurtech

Focus: Technology can complement talent in the London market

Technology must enhance the roles of the professionals working in the market

Technology Focus

Focus: Taking a client-first approach to digital platforms

There are key lessons London market insurers can learn from their counterparts operating in the personal lines sector when it comes to implementing an online distribution strategy


Technology Focus
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