Post - 2011-11-24

Marine - Post-IUMI: High seas scrutiny

The recent International Union of Marine 
Insurance conference underlined the escalating 
piracy problem and tasked underwriters with 
delivering a cargo-specific solution.

Perkins Slade rings the changes

Despite a relatively quiet quarter for broker recruitment, Perkins Slade named three new directors this week. The intermediary was not the only firm making changes, with Jelf and Willis also naming new starters. Among insurers I was a bust seven days for…

Ten targets directly regulated brokers

Bosses from Ten Insurance have revealed proposals to begin 
forging relationships with directly regulated brokers, following a year in which record profits were recorded by the broking network.

Editor's comment: Knowledge swap shop

The first of many: that appears to be the over-riding theme of this week’s insurance market developments. First we had the groundbreaking strategic partnership struck between Catlin and China Re, in a move both parties expect will prove extremely…

Penny Black’s insurance week

Penny was delighted to be among the industry grandees for the prestigious 60th birthday bash of high net worth insurer Sterling last week, taking in the atmosphere at London’s fancy Café de Paris.

IRM recognises students

The Institute of Risk Management has named Karasachi Sylvester Nnadede and Karla Cruickshanks as its top students of the year.