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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
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Amanda Blanc to chair ERS

Industry veteran will succeed Patrick O’Sullivan at Lloyd’s motor insurer
People moves Lloyds

Lloyd’s calls for collaboration to meet ‘NewSpace’ revolution coverage needs

Space industry expected to be worth $1trn by 2040 as innovation continues to gather pace

International Specialty

Viewpoint: Lloyd's is taking a risk if it ignores the role of the expert follower

Reducing the syndicated market to a leader and a group of passive followers might be more cost efficient, but will it lead to a more profitable and healthier marketplace? 


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Latest From Distribution

Hard market fuels rise of mid-market captives

The growth in the number of smaller captives will require the conventional insurance industry to reconsider its approach to the mid-corporate risk market
International Distribution

Cooper Gay France acquires Tokio Marine Kiln Europe

Ed Broking-owned MGA looks to European expansion with Belgium service company deal
Europe Broker

CFC swoops on AIG for head of transactional liability

MGA seeks to grow book outside the US

Distribution Specialty
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Munich Re ‘more confident’ of hitting 2020 targets

Company also confident of hitting 2019 target, despite ‘costly’ Typhoon Hagibis
Munich Re Losses

Markel CatCo warns of 25% capital hit from Dorian, Faxai and Hagibis

Retro-focused fund manager sets loss reserves for Typhoon Hagibis
Reinsurance Losses

Allstate tallies $237m in October cat losses

More than half of the losses stemmed from a single thunder and hail event in Texas
Allstate Losses
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Legal Focus: Keeping abreast of the Latin American dispute resolution system

Local regulators and authorities should reassess dispute resolution mechanisms

Legal focus South America

Legal Focus: Carriers need a better understanding of the insurability of cyber risk

The imbalance of data between insured parties and insurers makes accurately assessing the insurance premium required to underwrite cyber risks challenging
Legal focus Cyber

Legal Focus: New York appeal court clarifies right of action after fraud

No private right of action against insurers that report possible professional misconduct

Legal focus United States
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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

Viewpoint: Lloyd's is taking a risk if it ignores the role of the expert follower

Reducing the syndicated market to a leader and a group of passive followers might be more cost efficient, but will it lead to a more profitable and healthier marketplace? 


Lloyds Market Modernisation

Viewpoint: Resolving the casualty crisis will require fresh technology talent

The market must invest more in recruitment, training and development to create an environment where underwriting based on data analytics is prioritised

Technology Casualty

Viewpoint: Role of reinsurers will be critical in transition to renewable energy

Regardless of the speed at which the transition to renewable energy sources takes place, the emerging nature of the risks mean reinsurance carriers are best positioned to lead the way

Reinsurance Energy
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Latest From Claims Management

Legal Focus: Claims sector should heed warning in fixed-costs disagreement ruling

Judgment could have significant implications for future insurance claims

United Kingdom Legal focus

Legal Focus: Using the court tool box to save claim costs

Insurers can benefit from efforts by the English courts to offer streamlined cost saving processes 
Claims Management Legal focus

McLarens Aviation's Oliver: 'Adjusting to a hard market'

The implications of a hardening aviation insurance market are different for loss adjusters than they are for insurers, but the pitfalls and opportunities loom equally large, loss adjuster's managing director says

Aviation Claims Management
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Latest From Risk Management

Political risk concerns grow: Willis Towers Watson

More than half of major corporations surveyed suffered a political violence loss in 2019

Willis Towers Watson Political Risk and Trade

Hard market fuels rise of mid-market captives

The growth in the number of smaller captives will require the conventional insurance industry to reconsider its approach to the mid-corporate risk market
International Distribution

Lloyd’s branded coal ‘laggard’

Lime Street marketplace has been far more liberal than many of its European peers in dealing with the biggest contributor to climate change

Lloyds Risk Management
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Latest From Technology

Viewpoint: Resolving the casualty crisis will require fresh technology talent

The market must invest more in recruitment, training and development to create an environment where underwriting based on data analytics is prioritised

Technology Casualty

Focus: Insurers on firmer ground as smart contract law is made less cryptic

Insurers underwriting smart contracts and other cryptoasset-related risks have seen their prospects of recovering losses increase following a landmark UK ruling
Regulation United Kingdom

P&I sector set to dip toe in choppy waters of autonomous vessel cover

The Shipowners’ Club will launch its autonomous vessel liability policy this year, but it is likely to take another decade before the dawn of the autonomous age for the P&I sector

Technology Marine
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Latest From Regulation

Legal Focus: Keeping abreast of the Latin American dispute resolution system

Local regulators and authorities should reassess dispute resolution mechanisms

Legal focus South America

EU financial services chief warns UK against deregulation

Brexit United Kingdom

Focus: The unintended consequences of the new senior managers regime

There is a real risk the punitive nature of the SMCR regime will deter high-quality candidates from applying for senior roles in the insurance industry

United Kingdom Focus
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Latest From Focus

Focus: The unintended consequences of the new senior managers regime

There is a real risk the punitive nature of the SMCR regime will deter high-quality candidates from applying for senior roles in the insurance industry

United Kingdom Focus

Focus: Navigating the different undercurrents of data privacy law

Compliance with GDPR does not ensure compliance with California's new data protection rules. London market carriers must move carefully to avoid fines and penalties, as well as costly litigation in the event of data breach

International Regulation

Focus: Maximising the benefits of regulation at Lloyd's

Lloyd’s needs to be clear about its regulatory role and how it aligns with the UK’s other regulators – duplication is counterproductive for everyone in the market
Regulation Lloyds
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