Guy Carpenter has appointed Simon Smith as head of international protection and indemnity as well as overseeing the Europe, Middle East and Asia region.
Eurocontrol, a Brussels-based air safety organisation for Europe, said individual countries are responsible for airspace restrictions.
Out of 283 passengers and 15 crew on board flight MH17, a crashed Malaysia Airlines Boeing 777, 173 were Dutch nationals according to reports.
Direct Line Group is in advanced negotiations over the sale of its operations in Germany and Italy according a report from Reuters.
Private Equity firm Hg Capital has acquired Sequel Business Solutions, a software and services provider to the Lloyd's and London market, in partnership with the Sequel management team.