Insurers have been accused of “banking government money to reduce their loss by increasing the policyholder loss” as they faced criticism for deducting furlough payments from the value of business interruption claims.
Brendan Cox, who co-founded Survivors Against Terror following the murder of his wife Jo Cox MP in 2016, recently appeared at the International Forum of Terrorism Risk Insurance Pools conference to discuss the systems through which victims of terror are…
Some businesses with policies that employ a Marsh wording can expect interim payments “imminently” following RSA’s decision not to appeal a High Court judgment, which found it provided cover for disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic.
In September, the Financial Conduct Authority published its long-awaited final report on pricing practices in the home and motor insurance markets, putting forward a package of measures that its interim CEO described as “probably the most radical shake…
The financial performance of the world’s three largest broking firms held steady in the third quarter of 2020 leading executives to hail strong results achieved in spite of the pressures of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Third party liability claims arising from August’s Stonehaven train crash in Scotland will fall to either Travelers or QBE, broker letters reveal.
Possible changes to the prudential regulations governing UK insurers could be limited by a desire not to stray too far from the EU’s Solvency II regime, a partner at Mazars has told Post.
Mactavish has appointed Heidi Carslaw, formerly CEO of broker Aston Scott, as managing director.
Other insurers unlikely to intervene after RSA declines to appeal 'outlier' Marsh BI wording, say lawyers
RSA’s decision not to appeal the High Court’s rulings with regards to a widely-used Marsh wording is unlikely to result in another insurer launching an appeal of its own, with would-be interveners facing significant hurdles according to lawyers.
The administrators of bankrupt Danish insurer Alpha are embroiled in a legal battle with UK-based J&M Insurance Services over £3.9m in premiums collected by the UK firm in the months leading up to unrated carrier’s collapse in May 2018.
As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the shipping industry finds itself amid the sharpest decline in trade in 35 years, according to Clarksons Research. The intelligence provider estimates that seaborne trade fell by 10.6% year-on-year in May and…
The remote working trend ushered in by the coronavirus pandemic is here to stay, but is now without its downsides, attendees at Post’s Future of Insurance Work event heard on Wednesday.
Panellists speaking at an industry forum on Wednesday cautioned that insurance pools set up to provide cover for terrorism risks may not be the best templates on which to build pools that deal with pandemic risk.
Greater clarity is needed around where cyber insurance policies stand with regard to war and terrorism exclusions, catastrophe risk and ransomware, the global head of financial lines at Allianz Global Corporate and Specialty said on Tuesday.
A Ferma board member has warned insurers not to “destroy” their product after outlining how relationships with underwriters had been strained in recent months amid quickening market hardening.
British-based corporations are already finding it harder to access insurance coverage because of the effects of climate change, Marsh & McLennan’s director of climate resilience told risk managers on Tuesday.
The Court of Appeal has rewritten the approach to calculating personal injury accommodation claims in a landmark judgment that awarded the claimant additional damages of £802,000 for the cost of special accommodation.
The value of premiums written in Europe but overseen and managed by the London company market dropped 60% in 2019, according to the International Underwriting Association.
Six insurers and the Financial Conduct Authority have been granted permission to fast-track an appeal of last month’s business interruption test case judgment to the Supreme Court.
Confusion around assisted driving systems fuelled in part by carmakers’ marketing must be tackled in order to avert serious road collisions, Thatcham Research has warned as it unveils a new safety scoring system.
Lloyd’s has launched a parametric insurance product to cover SME business interruption losses caused by IT disruption or downtime.
The Financial Conduct Authority and seven out of the eight insurers involved in the regulator’s business interruption test case have filed applications to ‘leapfrog’ an appeal of the High Court judgment handed down earlier this month to the Supreme Court.