Europe: Weathering the storm

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.

Europe: A pen for Europe?

Managing general agents have seen a resurgence of popularity in the UK, but has there been a similar renaissance across the continent? Tim Evershed investigates.

Analysts bullish on Tryg's Q1 prospects

Analysts at Berenberg Bank have said they expect Nordic insurer Tryg to post a combined ratio of 91.1% for the first quarter, on the back of benign winter weather across Scandinavia and favourable investment markets.

The indirect tax problem

Tax compliance can be a challenging issue for insurers and as Anne-Louise Fogtmann discovers unprecedented levels of indirect tax changes across Europe in 2013 are likely to keep insurers on their toes.