Australian global insurer QBE has decided to move its EU headquarters from London to Brussels.
Susanne Miller-van der Schild will take on the role of managing director at Guy Carpenter’s Benelux office, moving from SNS REAAL.
Law firm DWF is opening an office in Brussels to provide greater competition and regulatory support to its global insurance clients.
Swiss insurer Helvetia has completed the sale of its subsidiary Nationale Suisse Belgium and the two underwriting agencies owned by the latter to Enstar Group.
Insolvencies in the Eurozone are 75% higher in 2015 than they were in 2007 with trade credit insurer Atradius predicting they will remain 67% higher than the 2007 level in 2016.
Aon has identified nine developed economies as being at an increased risk of terrorism, including seven from Europe.
China's Anbang has completed the purchase of Fidea from JC Flowers after approval from the China Insurance Regulatory Commission.
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance has finalised its acquisition of Insure the Box and Drive Like a Girl from Catlin.
SNS Reaal, a troubled Dutch government owned bank and insurer, has agreed to sell its insurance arm to Anbang Insurance.
Nationale Suisse has agreed to sell its subsidiary National Suisse Belgium and two underwriting agencies as part of its planned withdrawal from the Belgian market.
Insurers continue to lag behind their banking counterparts when it comes to mobile websites and apps, according to research from CP consulting.
Europe got a battering from natural catastrophes in 2013, resulting in the region clocking up the most loss events for the year across the globe.
The business of Chevanstell, which traded in the UK as Tryg-Baltica International UK before going into run-off, has become part of R&Q Insurance (Malta) following a part VII transfer.
Losses expected to be ‘in tens of millions, not high hundreds of millions’.
The professional indemnity insurance market across 10 European countries - Austria, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Poland, Spain, Switzerland and the UK- will be worth around €7.5bn (£6.27bn)by 2017.
AIG is rolling out an e-trading product for brokers across five European countries following the launch of the platform in the insurer’s UK and Ireland businesses earlier this year.
Hiscox has appointed Florence Tondu-Melique as its new European chief operating officer.
Amlin Europe has announced “a small number” of redundancies at its Antwerp office.
A European court ruling on the way insurance premiums are taxed will burden insurers with increased costs and and undermine the EU's attempts to create a single market for insurance, according to law firm Pinsent Masons.
Ageas has appointed Steve Broughton as a non-executive member of its group board of directors for a three-year period, subject to approval by the National Bank of Belgium.
Kidnap and ransom risk is not traditionally a threat associated with Europe but recent incidents have bought the issue to the fore. Sam Barrett investigates the problem and the response of the insurance industry.
Regulatory changes could threaten the economic recovery in the Netherlands, the chairman of Dutch insurer Delta Lloyd said yesterday.
The Federation of European Risk Management Associations has appointed French national Julien Bedhouche as its first full time European affairs adviser.
Ageas UK CEO Barry Smith has been promoted to a new Ageas group role of chief operating officer.