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ABI slams 'excessive' claimant lawyer costs following meso report

The Association of British has said claimant lawyers have “difficult questions to answer” about why they do not support lower legal costs following the publication of the Justice Select committee’s report on mesothelioma claims.

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Justice Committee condemns Government meso claims review

The Justice Select Committee has called on the UK Government to undertake a fresh consultation into the way mesothelioma claims are handled under the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.

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Q&A: Ashwin Mistry: Speaking with one voice

The Chartered Insurance Institute’s new president, Ashwin Mistry, tells Callum Brodie why unity is top of his agenda, in a...

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E-cigarettes: No e-smoke without e-fire

With e-cigarette use on the rise in the UK are the risks associated with these products a pressing issue for...


C-Suite - Broker: Give the FCA what it wants

Brokers need not fear the FCA, as long as they put customers first


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Europe: EMEA credit insurers take claims increases in their stride

With trade credit insurance claims on the up, Post asks what is behind this trend - and should insurers be worried?


Euler Hermes net income up 4.1% for H1

Trade credit insurer Euler Hermes has recorded net income up 4.1% for the first six months of 2014.


Aon appoints chief information officer

International broker Aon has named John Bruno as chief information officer and executive vice president of enterprise innovation.

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Significant rate increases likely after disastrous period for aviation market

Sector facing highest losses since 9/11 following spate of tragedies in 2014


Dutch insurers facing 20% bonus cap

The Dutch government is weighing measures on remuneration that could force insurers to limit bonuses to 20% of fixed salary for all employees.

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Restore your profit per case: Coping with the Jackson reforms

The Jackson Reforms have taken effect, and some predictions for the claimant solicitor world are decidedly grim. The reforms call for increased settlement speed and new, lower fixed fees, compressing solicitor profitability substantially.


Getting Ready for Solvency II – Two Key Actions for European Insurers

EIOPA has published its final guidelines for the phasing-in of the Solvency II regime, with the regulations announced to come into force on 1st January 2016. Prior to that date, European insurers have two other deadlines to meet a pre-application to the relevant regulator must be submitted in or around September 2014; and a full application to the relevant regulator must be submitted by 1st June 2015

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