The Insurance Distribution Directive aims to harmonise the regulatory landscape for insurance intermediaries in the European Union.
The improving Spanish infrastructure sector offers an opportunity for local insurers.
Liberty Specialty Markets is writing property insurance business from its Madrid office for the first time with the appointment of a new team from Tokio Marine Kiln.
Spanish insurer Mapfre has posted a 46% increase in insurance premium revenue across Europe for the first nine months of 2015.
Spanish insurer Mapfre has reported a 31% drop in post-tax profit for the first six months of 2015 to €315.6m (£223m).
Collisions on UK motorways involving foreign lorries have increased by 14% since 2012, according to statistics from credit hire firm Accident Exchange.
Aioi Nissay Dowa Insurance has finalised its acquisition of Insure the Box and Drive Like a Girl from Catlin.
Insurer UK General has reported an improved business performance premium for the 2014/15 year to £436m from £395m the year prior.
Lancashire-owned Cathedral is leading the consortia on the Lufthansa war policy for the Germanwings Airbus A320 plane that crashed in France on 24 March.
Spanish managing general agent Iberian Insurance Group has launched as part of a five-year commercial agreement with Partner Re Wholesale.
Europe’s 20 largest cedants are benefitting from lower reinsurance rates and stronger bargaining power according to ratings agency AM Best.
Ace Group today unveiled a new, independent cyber risk business unit designed to provide local specialist expertise across continental Europe.
Spanish insurer Mapfre has recorded revenues of €19.8bn in the first nine months of 2014, a 1.6% increase on its 2013 result.
JLT Re has entered a reinsurance joint venture agreement with Spanish capital insurance broker March JLT.
Direct Line Insurance Group has agreed to sell its Italian and German businesses to Spanish insurer Mapfre for €550m (£430.5m).
Insurers continue to lag behind their banking counterparts when it comes to mobile websites and apps, according to research from CP consulting.
The wreckage of a crashed Air Algerie flight from Burkina Faso to Algiers was found over Mali yesterday.
KPMG's head of insurance consulting for Mainland China Tony Compton is leaving the consultancy to join Spanish insurer Mapfre's Chinese operations.
Bupa posted an 8% increase in revenues to £9.1bn in 2013, driven by both organic performance and acquisitions.
Ace has recruited Axa’s property-casualty programme director for northern, central and eastern Europe to lead its own operations in Iberia.
Europe's car dealers sold policies worth an estimated €16.3bn in 2012 across six major insurance, warranty and assistance types plus niche insurance products available in some countries, according to research by Finaccord.
European powerhouse Germany is the latest country to show an appetite for collecting driving data. But the global spread isn’t stopping there.
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.
The UK has the largest market for professional indemnity insurance in Europe according to research by Finaccord.