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Noonan rails against 'misguided and dumb' US tax reforms

Validus chief urges US policymakers not to disrupt the current structures for spreading risk

Lloyds Reinsurance United States

Latest From Lloyds

Syndicate-in-a-box model 'will be tested in 2022'

As more SIABs become operational at Lloyd's, the concept will come into sharp focus, Asta's chief underwriting officer says

London Lloyds

Lloyd’s adapts to Omicron restrictions

Underwriting Room will remain open to support face-to-face transactions as renewals loom

London Coronavirus

'Digital syndicates are Lloyd’s future'

Data-driven underwriting will streamline the management of delegated authority business, drive down market costs and improve profitability for both coverholders and syndicates

Distribution Market Modernisation
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Latest From Distribution

Fusion launches US M&A insurance operation

Specialty MGA hires Brian Hayes from AIG to lead Americas operation, with capacity from Markel

Specialty Distribution

Scor backs US trade credit underwriter

Paris-based re/insurer provides capacity to new MGA

Scor North America

Ryan Specialty swings to black as revenues surge

Broking and underwriting group books 20% organic growth driven by E&S expansion and rising prices

North America Distribution
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Latest From Losses

Perils raises loss estimate for February windstorms

Insured losses for Dudley, Eunice and Franklin storm series raised to €3.61bn

Europe Property

US convective storms cause hundreds of millions in losses

Storms swept across the eastern half of the US on May 4 to 12

North America Property

Perils lowers southern Australia storms loss estimate

Loss aggregator pegs losses for October 2021 storms at A$1.02bn

Australia Property
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Latest From Legal focus

New data protection law for UK

The UK government is takings steps to change data protection rules following Brexit 

United Kingdom Legal focus

Court of Appeal's decision in Mariana v BHP may expand scope of environmental group litigation

In an increasingly environmental damage redress-focused era, more group litigation against multinationals is expected to be brought in the English courts

United Kingdom Legal focus

Answers sought on climate transition

The UK government is seeking information as it looks to develop a gold standard for transition plans

United Kingdom Legal focus
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Latest From Special Report

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

Broker Facilities Distribution

'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

London Distribution
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Latest From Viewpoint

'Insurers need modern data partnerships'

Forward-looking insurers are using data partnerships to support their underwriting decisions, to the benefit of their bottom line

Market Modernisation Technology

'Culture is vital if insurtech leaders are to get ahead in the race for talent'

It is often too easy for a start-up’s founders to end up consumed by funding and scaling at the expense of shaping a culture that will support the company’s growth

Viewpoint Insurtech

'Electric aircraft are breaking new ground for aviation insurers'

As climate change and sustainability remain top of the agenda, the electrification of aircraft is much anticipated. While we are a long way from seeing fully electric commercial aircraft, the technology is fast evolving

Aviation Viewpoint
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Latest From Claims Management

US courts agree Covid-19 is not covered in BI cases

The latest Covid 19-related business interruption cases in the US resulted in wins all round for the insurance market

Legal focus North America

The blockchain revolution

The growth of blockchain and cryptocurrency has implications for claims against professionals and their insurers 

Legal focus Claims Management

LSM appoints aviation claims head

Peng Lim to join insurer from law firm Kennedys

Liberty Aviation
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Latest From Risk Management

Rims updates its risk maturity model

Upgrade made to cope with evolving global risk management

International Risk Management

Focus: The Rims annual migration resumes

Rims begins again, presenting another opportunity for the London market to demonstrate its value

Focus Risk Management

Focus: Fat tails, black swans, and other pitfalls of our interconnected world

An uncertain threat landscape makes risk management – and risk managers – more important than ever

Focus Risk Management
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Latest From Technology

'Insurers need modern data partnerships'

Forward-looking insurers are using data partnerships to support their underwriting decisions, to the benefit of their bottom line

Market Modernisation Technology

Beazley signs with Cytora to automate risk processing

Move 'will accelerate our ability to flexibly serve brokers across different underwriting channels', Beazley says

Beazley Technology

Cyber resilience improving, claims Corvus

Survey shows progress with larger companies but smaller ones still catching up

North America United States
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Latest From Regulation

Oregon toughens rules on insurers’ intentional acts exclusions

Regulator makes changes to rules that will make it harder for insurers to decline a claim

North America Legal focus

Aviva's Blanc to lead new UK net-zero taskforce

Taskforce established to develop ‘rigorous and robust’ measures to tackle greenwashing in company climate risk reporting and support UK firms in establishing transition plans

United Kingdom Climate change

Alberta introduces legislation to boost reinsurance

Changes will make it the first Canadian province to allow locally licensed insurers to offer reinsurance only and to operate through limited partnerships to raise capital

Canada Reinsurance
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Latest From Focus

Focus: Changing dynamics in the upstream energy market

For energy clients, high oil price set against the backdrop of the drive towards net zero means that their risks are evolving all the time

Focus Energy

Focus: The re/insurance industry has a role in tackling global energy security

The re/insurance industry must prioritise its ability to provide a diversity of solutions in response to growing public concern about climate change

Focus Energy

Focus: The energy industry is facing challenges on multiple fronts

Rapidly escalating energy prices are having an impact on business interruption exposures. However, the debate about market prices has overshadowed moves by the EU to overhaul its emissions regulations as the world moves to net zero

Focus Energy
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