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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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Hiscox's Masojada: The market is for turning

Hiscox group chief executive, Bronek Masojada, was the first senior figure to suggest the recent spate of devastating catastrophes could turn the market. But he also argues if rates go up, there is a real danger that the market will lose sight of the work it has to do to make London more competitive

Lloyds Hurricane Season

Regaining public trust through a holistic claims experience

Failure at any point of the claims settlement process reflects on the sector as a whole, irrespective of whether it is the insurer, broker, loss adjuster or claims management company that is to blame

Lloyds Claims Management

Addressing the coverholder claims challenge

Lloyd’s needs to do a great deal more to ensure valid claims are paid quickly and efficiently to US and Canadian coverholders

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Beckham named chief executive of Dual North America

Beckham will succeed Justin Tweedie from January 2018

People moves Distribution

Mapfre Global Risks' Smith: Global exposure

Mapfre Global Risks International, which last month started to write aviation business in the London market, is seeking to increase its influence in the specialty lines and large corporate risks markets, says the company’s chief regions and markets officer

International Distribution

Leading brokers eye growth route to prosperity

The top groups are doing better than just keeping their heads above water this year
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Hannover Re's retro programme 'will cover at least 45% of hurricane losses'

European giant will cede significant proportion of recent large losses to its retro program, analysts estimate 
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Insured losses from hurricane Nate no more than $500m: RMS

RMS loss estimate tallies with other forecasts 
North America Hurricane Season

Novae puts Q3 cat losses at $60m

'Significant' aggregate reinsurance cover remaining 
Novae Hurricane Season
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The Enterprise Act and the expansion of the duty of fair presentation

When an insured has a particular vulnerability that makes it more likely to make a claim for late payment of damages, does it have a duty to inform its insurer of this?
Legal focus Claims Management

From HIM to The Great Flood of 2050 - act of God or human action?

It may only be a matter of time before it will be possible to establish a link between extreme weather events and human activities, and from there to identifiable and actionable damage
Legal focus Hurricane Season

Hurricanes continue to prove a challenge to the market

In many storm claims there will be debate as to the actual cause of the loss triggering a policy
Legal focus Hurricane Season
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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

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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Comment: A record-breaking season – and it is not over yet

The 2017 Atlantic hurricane season will change the way risk is perceived in the Caribbean and US
North America Hurricane Season

'PPL is responding to the market's needs and could have a fundamental impact on London's culture'

If the days of the follow-market are now destined to be sitting at a screen, that may be no bad thing and could help to modernise the market even further 
London Lloyds

Comment: Irma could be transformative event for sector

On its current path, Irma would have a record-breaking industry impact
United States Hurricane Season
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Latest From Claims Management

Five lessons for the insurance industry from Harvey and Irma

Harvey and Irma have exposed the urgent need for a better understanding of flood risk in the US

Losses Hurricane Season

Swiss Re's Jim George: Setting the claims department free

Jim George, global head of claims at Swiss Re Corporate Solutions, is using new technology to reduce the administrative burden on claims officials and improve the exchange of information with policyholders 

Claims Management Swiss Re

The Enterprise Act and the expansion of the duty of fair presentation

When an insured has a particular vulnerability that makes it more likely to make a claim for late payment of damages, does it have a duty to inform its insurer of this?
Legal focus Claims Management
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Latest From Risk Management

Cyber risks top corporate agenda as GDPR implementation date nears

New cyber legislation driving cyber risk to forefront of boardroom
Cyber Marsh

Insurance industry joins coalition to tackle 'multibillion-dollar' new tech risks

Drones, driverless cars and other innovations have potential for 'catastrophic levels of underinsurance'
Risk Management Technology

Swiss Re: non-damage BI is next stage in coverage evolution

Cover will further enhance shift towards protecting earnings and cash flow risks
Risk Management Swiss Re
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Latest From Technology

Cyber risks top corporate agenda as GDPR implementation date nears

New cyber legislation driving cyber risk to forefront of boardroom
Cyber Marsh

Dramatic underinsurance of cyber risk highlighted in new study

Only 15% of companies' probable maximum loss covered by cyber insurance, study reveals
Aon Benfield Cyber

'Beware the cyber storm blowing through the market'

There are significant repercussions for the cyber insurance market from this year’s hurricane season
Technology Hurricane Season
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'The future of covered agreement is open to question'

The viability of the US/EU covered agreement signed earlier this year could be in doubt for the foreseeable future
Focus Regulation

'London won't benefit from the EU/US covered agreement after Brexit - a new deal is needed'

The covered agreement between the EU and the US will no longer apply to London market firms once the UK leaves the EU, so a replication of the deal is an urgent post-Brexit priority for the market
Focus Regulation

UK regulators 'must make it easier for fintech to flourish'

Government urged to 'seriously consider' recommendations in new KPMG and City of London Corporation study
Technology Insurtech
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Latest From Focus

Five lessons for the insurance industry from Harvey and Irma

Harvey and Irma have exposed the urgent need for a better understanding of flood risk in the US

Losses Hurricane Season

'Beware the cyber storm blowing through the market'

There are significant repercussions for the cyber insurance market from this year’s hurricane season
Technology Hurricane Season

'Flood is insurable'

Adverse selection is no more an issue for flood risk than it is for hurricane wind risk. Insurers can get a viable spread of risk for flood but it requires effort and investment in catastrophe modelling technology
Hurricane Season Focus
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