Senior Reporter, Post
Harry is a senior reporter for Insurance Post covering the London market, corporate lines and risk management.
He joined Insurance Post in 2018 and won the British Insurance Brokers’ Association most promising newcomer award in 2019.
After three major decisions were handed down in high-profile business interruption claims cases, Harry Curtis looks at those rulings, and asks what repercussions they could have for insurers and policyholders.
Consensus on how to underwrite casualty programmes affected by the proposed counterterrorism Protect Duty will take time to develop, Aon’s director of GBC crisis solutions Scott Bolton has told Post.
Aercap has hit back at AIG’s argument that a $3.5bn claim in relation to planes seized by Russian airlines is barred by a war exclusion.
The combined business formed by the bringing together of managing general agents UK General and Precision Partnership is to pursue “substantial” short-term growth, CEO Tim Smyth has told Post.
Forthcoming counterterrorism legislation is likely to push up the price of liability insurance and make higher limits harder to obtain for some businesses, says RSA UK Specialty's casualty head Steve Harrison.
Insurers have defended their approach to providing cover to companies undertaking Net Zero transitions following criticism from the Federation of European Risk Management Associations.
Cyber managing general agent Resilience will look to establish a presence in the London market before setting its sights on UK regional business, international chief underwriting officer Kyle Bryant tells Post.
RSA has set out plans to achieve a “low 90s” combined ratio and surpass £3bn in premiums by 2025.
Lloyd’s has told syndicates that their plans for next year must consider the potential for difficult reinsurance renewal seasons as a result of “macro-economic, social and political pressures.”
Broker PIB has made a raft of senior appointments, recruiting from Aon and Amwins Global Risks as well as promoting internally, as it prepares to double in size through its next stage of growth.
R&Q executive chair William Spiegel will continue to lead the program management and legacy insurance business after a vote to oust him failed.
Mandated exclusions for state-backed cyber-attacks in standalone cyber policies issued at Lloyd’s could pave the way for a separate market for cyber war and catastrophe risks, executives have predicted.
Former CII vice presidents highlight 'serious and urgent concerns' in renewed calls for independent review
Former vice presidents of the Chartered Insurance Institute are set to table a motion calling for an independent review of decisions taken at the organisation since 2016 at its annual general meeting next month.
Lloyd’s has set aside £1.1bn for losses arising from the conflict in Ukraine, around a quarter of the sum relating to expected aviation losses.
Insurers have rebuffed claims from aircraft leasing giant Aercap that it is owed either $3.5bn under its all risks policy or $1.2bn under its war risks policy for the dispossession of aircraft by Russian airlines earlier this year.
Insurers and counter-fraud specialists expect the level of insurance fraud to increase this year, with the cost-of-living crisis driving more people to make dishonest claims.
The government-backed scheme is set to expire at the end of September, following months of waning interest from event organisers in the cover it was set up to provide.