Underwriters have raised concerns Brexit would limit access to markets and “significantly damage” London Market companies, according to the International Underwriting Association.
Europe’s peak insurance body Insurance Europe says there is some misunderstanding around how Solvency II liabilities are calculated, particularly its relationship to the ultimate forward rate.
RPC Consulting, the consulting arm of law firm RPC, has appointed former founding partner of EMB France Stéphane Chappellier to head up its new Paris office.
The improving Spanish infrastructure sector offers an opportunity for local insurers.
Global (re)insurance broker Jardine Lloyd Thompson anticipates £34m in “total exceptional costs” for 2016, but remains on target to achieve its objectives for the coming year.
Ratings agency Fitch Ratings has forecast a stable 2016 for non-life insurers in the Italian market.
A senior executive from the Motor Insurers’ Bureau has offered the UK insurance market hope that the European Commission will review its response to the Vnuk ruling as it comes to understand the level of unintended consequences the decision might have...
United Nations secretary-general Ban Ki-moon has urged the insurance industry to work with the organisation in a meeting at the UN's headquarters in New York this week.
XL Catlin has named Philippe Gouraud as its head of strategic client and broker management for its insurance division.
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One of the investors behind insurtech start-up Guevara has warned others they will need "a lot of patience” to bear fruit in the insurance market.
The Motor Insurers’ Bureau expects the University of Leicester to publish an interim report into hit-and-run motor accidents within the “next few weeks” as it aims to get a better understanding of the reasons why people leave the scene of a collision...
The Insurance Distribution Directive came into force on 23 February 2016 and European insurance distributors - namely brokers, agents and other intermediaries - will have to comply with it from 23 February 2018
Willis Re's latest reinsurance report has identified some encouraging signs for the market despite April reinsurance rates falling for the fourth year in a row.
They may be dwindling in number, but no one knows if the end of unrated insurers in the solicitors' professional indemnity market is near
Berlin based peer to peer insurance firm Friendsurance has secured $15m (£10.4m) of funding for expansion.
Although the European Commission is considering moving cross-border barriers for insurance sales, detractors are making their voices heard.
US life insurance giant Metlife has won a court victory over the US Treasury's decision to classify the insurer as a systemically important financial institution.
AIG's European arm posted stable results for the year ended 30 November 2015, including a slightly stronger combined ratio of 98.2% (2014: 98.4%) and 2% growth in net premiums.
Randall & Quilter has acquired Rank Insurance Limited, a Guernsey captive firm in run-off, from Rank Overseas Holding Limited.
Britain leaving the European Union is not worth the risk when assessing the economic impacts, according to Aviva group CEO Mark Wilson.
The Russian insurance market showed modest growth according to last year's results and the market leader Sogaz stands out in particular among other insurance companies
UK insurers are facing significant increases to the cost of outsourced claims handling if the government is forced to align its VAT position to a recent European Court of Justice ruling, but the June vote on whether the UK should leave the European Union...
Axa’s long-serving CEO and chairman Henri de Castries will retire and leave the board of directors on 1 September with the role to be split following his departure.