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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
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Sharing data would revolutionise the market

The efficient communication of data will be the key to surviving in the specialty lines market place of the future

Technology Market Modernisation

The power to change London is now in the hands of the market

London has led the global insurance sector by building the first-ever electronic placement platform, but the process of modernising the market must not stall there

Technology Market Modernisation

Pioneer's Doherty: 'We have no plans to stop being an MGA'

Pioneer Underwriters is set to launch its own Lloyd's syndicate next year. The firm's founder and chief executive says the move will make the business significantly more resilient to market changing events and insists its MGA business will not disappear

Lloyds Distribution
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Pioneer's Doherty: 'We have no plans to stop being an MGA'

Pioneer Underwriters is set to launch its own Lloyd's syndicate next year. The firm's founder and chief executive says the move will make the business significantly more resilient to market changing events and insists its MGA business will not disappear

Lloyds Distribution

FCA's wholesale study will set tone for future regulation of market

The investigation by the FCA has the potential to change relationships in the London market fundamentally and has significant implications for the pace of innovation and the profitability of different parts of the value chain
Distribution Broker Facilities

Insurer-owned MGAs are more than a fad

Some will argue that the when the market hardens, MGAs will go out of fashion - but major carriers like Brit and Ascot see MGAs as a key part of their growth strategies
Specialty Reinsurance
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Latest From Losses

Hurricane Maria: Population movements key to BI loss development

Mass movement of people out of Puerto Rico and on to the US mainland could drive up business interruption losses
North America Puerto Rico

XL faces $200m California wildfire claims bill

Wildfire impact forms bulk of expected $250m fourth-quarter catastrophe bill
North America United States

California wildfire claims rise to $9.4bn

October wildfires are costliest on record
North America United States
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Latest From Legal focus

Treasury committee challenges regulators over Solvency II

Parliamentary body calls on the PRA to reduce data and time demands on insurers
United Kingdom Brexit

Court silences testimony compelled in foreign jurisdictions

Second Circuit Court’s decision asserts compelled testimony violates Fifth Amendment rights
Legal focus North America

Driverless cars may not mean rewriting insurance law

In light of the government's industrial strategy on autonomous vehicles the right approach is to extend existing legislation, not redesign insurance law entirely
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

Are rates starting to heat up? Munich Re CEO throws a chill on the market

Joachim Wenning's comments hint at tough times ahead for property/casualty reinsurers - despite this year's mega cat losses 
Europe Munich Re

This year's hurricanes are changing the psychology of the market – not just rates

The perception of risk is changing and in the long term may be the most significant after-effect of the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season
North America United States

Insurer-owned MGAs are more than a fad

Some will argue that the when the market hardens, MGAs will go out of fashion - but major carriers like Brit and Ascot see MGAs as a key part of their growth strategies
Specialty Reinsurance
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Latest From Claims Management

Sedgwick buys Cunningham Lindsey

Sedgwick said the deal puts it in an 'optimal position' to meet the needs of its clients
Europe North America

XL Catlin swoops for Beazley claims specialist Patel

Yera Patel appointed global practice leader for international financial lines claims
XL Catlin People moves

Frustration at delay to discount rate reform

Insurance industry insists reforms should move forward, as Justice Committee calls for further evidence 
United Kingdom Casualty
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Latest From Risk Management

Risk Foresight: North Korea's launch of Hwasong-15 signals ICBM commitment

Test shows North Korea choosing actions unlikely to result in retaliation
Asia Pacific Middle East and Africa

Windfarm cable claims are blowing insurers off course

The market has to develop an appropriate response to the current flurry of offshore wind farm export cable claims which are likely the result of cost saving measures during the construction phase of windfarm projects
Risk Management Focus

Constructing cover for water storage power plants

The ability to develop insurance solutions for pioneering renewable energy projects is both a significant challenge and a great source of motivation for German industrial insurers 
Focus Risk Management
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Latest From Technology

New technology is here - it is up to the industry to utilise it

Carriers are waking up to the benefits of improving communication within the distribution chain and leveraging existing data and analytics capabilities
Technology Insurtech

The re/insurance industry plays an important role in preparing for the internet of things

The IoT brings with it entirely new types of risks which have yet to be fully understood 

Technology Focus

Regulating artificial intelligence

Ensuring black boxes treat customers fairly is one of the biggest challenges facing the technology, insurance and regulatory communities

Technology Focus
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Latest From Regulation

The re/insurance industry plays an important role in preparing for the internet of things

The IoT brings with it entirely new types of risks which have yet to be fully understood 

Technology Focus

Regulating artificial intelligence

Ensuring black boxes treat customers fairly is one of the biggest challenges facing the technology, insurance and regulatory communities

Technology Focus

Treasury committee challenges regulators over Solvency II

Parliamentary body calls on the PRA to reduce data and time demands on insurers
United Kingdom Brexit
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Latest From Focus

New technology is here - it is up to the industry to utilise it

Carriers are waking up to the benefits of improving communication within the distribution chain and leveraging existing data and analytics capabilities
Technology Insurtech

The re/insurance industry plays an important role in preparing for the internet of things

The IoT brings with it entirely new types of risks which have yet to be fully understood 

Technology Focus

Regulating artificial intelligence

Ensuring black boxes treat customers fairly is one of the biggest challenges facing the technology, insurance and regulatory communities

Technology Focus
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