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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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Dale Underwriting to launch contingency and specialty SPA

Tom Phillipson joins from Swiss Re to lead new venture
Lloyds

Validus chief optimistic following recent Lloyd's talks

Ed Noonan is targeting growth in Validus' global specialty insurance operations
Validus Lloyds

'Aircraft repair costs are taking off - the insurance industry must play its part in containing them'

There is an urgent need for a frank discussion and a better flow of information between insurers, brokers, airlines and original equipment manufacturers on developments in aircraft repair practices
International Claims Management
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Mitigating the risk of demographic change

The current changes taking place within Allianz will be as far reaching for the group’s specialty lines, large corporate risk and reinsurance businesses as they will be for its personal lines and retail activities, says Axel Theis, member of the Board of Management of Allianz SE

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FCA review of MGAs gives rise to incubators

Regulatory scrutiny leading to broker-owned MGAs seeking external support
Distribution Regulation

Ascot announces plans for standalone MGA platform

Greg Wolyniec appointed head of global strategy to help formulate plans
Ascot Distribution
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Swiss Re: Insured losses down significantly in first half of 2017

Insured losses from disasters significantly reduced due to fewer and less intense events

 

Swiss Re Losses

Kaikōura quake claims total NZ$1.9bn

50% of claims are settled
New Zealand Losses

Liberty and Wal-Mart reach settlement over comedians crash

Payout follows 2015 accident which saw Wal-Mart lorry hit Tracy Morgan's limousine
United States Losses
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Judgment has serious ramifications for contractors

United Kingdom Legal focus

Insurers and law firms need to work together to reduce fraud risk

Law firms are a common target for scammers
Legal focus

Driverless vehicles – a shift in liability?

Liability will shift from drivers to manufacturers
Legal focus Casualty
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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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Creating a better world in which to do business

Companies in the insurance sector should support local communities in the markets in which they are active through projects that are consistent with their corporate culture
International Asia Pacific

Novae must maintain agility to capitalise on Axis scale

'Agility and focus' have got Novae this far. Retaining this agility as part of Axis will be critical to its future success
Viewpoint Novae

The London market will be waiting to see whether May's botched election heralds a different vision of Brexit

Hopes government chaos will not derail insurance-linked securities and other important legislative reforms

Viewpoint United Kingdom
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Latest From Claims Management

Leveraging data to contain the costs of motor liability claims

As the motor insurance industry braces itself for the new claims regime in the wake of the Civil Liability Bill, the use of driving behaviour data to understand claims more fully and manage them more cost-effectively, will be a key factor in the future profitability of the market

Claims Management Renewals

Remapping catastrophe loss trends

A new UN-sponsored catastrophe risk atlas is set to become a pivotal tool in closing the protection gap in lower-middle and low-income countries, where only 2% of losses caused by weather-related natural catastrophes is covered by insurance
Claims Management Hurricane Season

The experiences of Latin America can help in the interpretation of the Insurance Act

There are many similarities between the new Insurance Act and Latin American law, which re/insurers can learn from 
South America United Kingdom
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Repairing the damage to the image of our industry

Insurance has a long way to go to regain the public’s trust and companies must approach CSR as a long-term partnership and commitment
Diversity Focus

Creating a better world in which to do business

Companies in the insurance sector should support local communities in the markets in which they are active through projects that are consistent with their corporate culture
International Asia Pacific

Leveraging data to contain the costs of motor liability claims

As the motor insurance industry braces itself for the new claims regime in the wake of the Civil Liability Bill, the use of driving behaviour data to understand claims more fully and manage them more cost-effectively, will be a key factor in the future profitability of the market

Claims Management Renewals
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Using technology to build resilience

Closing the protection gap offers the industry a chance to rediscover its purpose, but it needs to understand and quantify the risks
Technology Focus

Sensors can be useful source of underwriting data - Berger

AGCS chairman says loss history must now be supported by other underwriting tools
Allianz Insurtech

Leveraging data to contain the costs of motor liability claims

As the motor insurance industry braces itself for the new claims regime in the wake of the Civil Liability Bill, the use of driving behaviour data to understand claims more fully and manage them more cost-effectively, will be a key factor in the future profitability of the market

Claims Management Renewals
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Latest From Regulation

FCA review of MGAs gives rise to incubators

Regulatory scrutiny leading to broker-owned MGAs seeking external support
Distribution Regulation

Leveraging data to contain the costs of motor liability claims

As the motor insurance industry braces itself for the new claims regime in the wake of the Civil Liability Bill, the use of driving behaviour data to understand claims more fully and manage them more cost-effectively, will be a key factor in the future profitability of the market

Claims Management Renewals

Proposed fines for 'essential' services opportunity for cyber insurers

New legislation offers insurance industry further opportunity to grow cyber
Cyber Regulation
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Latest From Focus

Combating climate change through CSR

The insurance industry can use its enhanced knowledge of environmental risk and its position as a major institutional investor to make a positive impact on the environment

Resilience Focus

Repairing the damage to the image of our industry

Insurance has a long way to go to regain the public’s trust and companies must approach CSR as a long-term partnership and commitment
Diversity Focus

Making CSR work in the insurance industry

Corporate social responsibility has become something of a cliche, but well-designed and resourced CSR programmes can have a real and lasting impact, both on the wider community, and on the responsible businesses themselves

Focus International
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