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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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Latest From Lloyds

Shepherd Compello adds warranty specialist to board

In an interview with Insurance Day in 2017, the company's chief executive, John Shepherd, said the broker's main focus was on the niche risk areas that fall outside the remit  of many brokers and risk carriers in the London market

London Lloyds

Terrorism cover above and beyond Pool Re's offering

The evolving terrorist threat, combined with the unwieldy nature of the Pool Re scheme, is driving a demand for a more flexible form of terrorism cover in the UK


Risk Management Lloyds

StarStone launches Lloyd's consortium for Australian casualty

StarStone to take 20% lead line, with four Lloyd's syndicates taking equal shares of the remaining capacity
Asia Pacific Australia
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Latest From Distribution

Brokerslink ownership model ‘could change’

Brokerslink is looking to increase the size of its capital base to achieve greater scale and stave off competition from rival broker networks
Technology Risk Management

SMEs must adapt to evolving terror threat

The ever-changing nature of global terrorism will continue to drive the development of the market outside the Pool Re scheme and see SMEs increasingly turn to online platforms
Distribution Political Risk and Trade

Howden partners with Tanzanian broker

Broker establishes local firm with BR Puri

Tanzania Distribution
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Latest From Losses

Global insured damage bill falls to $20bn in first-half of 2018

Swiss Re sigma study lists Windstorm Friederike as costliest event at $2.1bn

International Losses

European severe thunderstorm risks demand better modelling

Technological advances mean insurers in Europe are now in a better position to actively manage and mitigate thunderstorm losses rather than treat them as attritional

Resilience Claims Management

Wildfires’ $1bn-plus cost dominates Aon’s latest cat report

Economic losses from that event are expected to rise above $1bn as early estimates are also issued for the cost of US thunderstorms and an earthquake in Indonesia

International Losses
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Latest From Legal focus

Legal Focus: Asbestos reinsurance 'spiking' saga goes to appeal

Equitas v MMI is likely to be the subject of a hearing later this year

United Kingdom Legal focus

Legal Focus: Rulings throw light on indemnity claims

Two landmark UK Court of Appeal rulings should provide welcome clarity regarding when civil claimants can receive indemnity costs based on hourly rates

United Kingdom Legal focus

Legal Focus: Insurers warned of rise in Japanese knotweed nuisance claims

Nuisance claims related to Japanese knotweed are on the increase and a recent case suggests insurers should be worried

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

ID Comment: Cyber aggregations set to be prominent on Monte Carlo agenda

Next month’s Rendez-Vous will provide an opportunity for discussions on how the reinsurance market can help the primary market cover wide accumulations of cyber exposure

Europe Cyber

ID Comment: Ituango Dam loss shows reinsurance remains a volatile business

Looking ahead to Monte Carlo: since Hurricane Irma started to reshape the psychology of the market at last year’s Rendez-Vous, the volatility of the market has been highlighted by a series of shocks
Monte Carlo Reinsurance

ID Comment: Irma shows why reinsurers should not rely on Florida

Hurricane Irma has highlighted some of the challenges facing reinsurers operating in the Sunshine State

United States Reinsurance
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Latest From Claims Management

Empower loss adjusters ‘as early as possible’, says Chaucer’s head of claims

Chaucer's head of claims, Tony Gates, says claims handlers at the Lloyd's insurer must be 'decision-makers' and able to deal with all classes of claims
London Claims Management

European severe thunderstorm risks demand better modelling

Technological advances mean insurers in Europe are now in a better position to actively manage and mitigate thunderstorm losses rather than treat them as attritional

Resilience Claims Management

Lloyd's carriers set to impose discipline on healthcare liability market

A tough market is set for a shake-up

Claims Management Risk Management
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Latest From Risk Management

Terrorism cover above and beyond Pool Re's offering

The evolving terrorist threat, combined with the unwieldy nature of the Pool Re scheme, is driving a demand for a more flexible form of terrorism cover in the UK


Risk Management Lloyds

ID Comment: Corporate risk pooling does not abolish the need for insurance

The question of why corporates resort to risk pooling or captives in today's soft market environment is an important one for insurers
Risk Management Casualty

Brokerslink ownership model ‘could change’

Brokerslink is looking to increase the size of its capital base to achieve greater scale and stave off competition from rival broker networks
Technology Risk Management
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Latest From Technology

Brokerslink ownership model ‘could change’

Brokerslink is looking to increase the size of its capital base to achieve greater scale and stave off competition from rival broker networks
Technology Risk Management

Designing the right cover for malicious cyber attacks

High-profile cyber attacks are inevitable and can potentially lead to significant losses, but the right protection and advice to clients can help protect them against these threats
Technology Cyber

Focus: London needs to confront the legacy technology challenge

The recent failure of the IMR-Re platform suggests that London’s claims community is under great pressure to address the issue of out-dated legacy technology 

Technology Lloyds
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Latest From Regulation

CSR is a bottom line issue for the re/insurance industry

It is time for re/insurers to make CSR an intrinsic part of their business

Focus Diversity

New South African regulations to shake up foreign insurers

New rules will put an end to the 'fly in, fly out' business model employed by foreign players
South Africa Reinsurance

ID Comment: Corporate risk pooling does not abolish the need for insurance

The question of why corporates resort to risk pooling or captives in today's soft market environment is an important one for insurers
Risk Management Casualty
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Latest From Focus

CSR is a bottom line issue for the re/insurance industry

It is time for re/insurers to make CSR an intrinsic part of their business

Focus Diversity

CSR is a vital weapon in the war for talent

An authentic approach to CSR can help to encourage school leavers and graduates to consider a career in insurance at a time when public trust in the sector is low


Focus Diversity

CSR starts with being commercially minded

The first step to real CSR is building a great business

Focus Diversity
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