Deputy Judge of the High Court Richard Salter QC has ruled in favour of Allianz in a business interruption and property damage legal dispute decision which he accepted may be “of consequence for other potential claimants” and “something of a footnote” to…
With the news that ERS is planning to enter 'specialist commercial' lines, Post content director Jonathan Swift asks if we can get any insights into what that might mean by looking at previous diversification plays, recent appointments and its IT…
Around 44% of policyholders could find themselves with a shortfall in business interruption coverage due to a misunderstanding over gross profit.
Fully Comp episode 3: Will parametrics live up to the hype - and could it ever enter the insurance mainstream?
Welcome to the third episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Anita Fernqvist, chief data officer and director of operations at Zurich UK, argues that advances in and adoption of new technology means reskilling for the future is more important than ever and looks at the opportunities and challenges for insurers.
ERS confirmed CEO Ian Parker will step down after seven years, as the motor-focused insurer revealed it is entering specialist commercial insurance.
The coronavirus pandemic has upended how we go about our day to day lives, with organisations forced to rapidly change how they operate while facing new challenges. Against this backdrop, Post wants to find out how your trade bodies and professional…
Specialists across the insurance industry have voiced their concerns about the potential for a build-up of legionella bacteria in buildings left empty over lockdown.
Local lockdowns raise new questions about business interruption claims, particularly for the sector most affected by the latest measures: the hospitality industry. Forum of Insurance Lawyers members Laura McMillan, insurance and risk partner at Brodies,…
Axa UK has appointed Tara Foley as CEO of Retail, replacing Laurent Matras, with effect on 2 November 2020.
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.
It is “essential” the industry is clear about what cyber risks it is comfortable in covering and not covering to protect the industry's reputation, the Geneva Association's cyber director has urged.
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.
Randall & Quilter grew its managing general agent relationships to 36 by the end of the first half of the year, the firm has revealed.
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.
Being alive to fraud is one of the cornerstones of investigating insurance claims and this is no different when it involves fine art and specie, writes Criterion fine art and specie claims specialist Sean Ball.
Insurance might be commonly regarded, from the outside at least, as being one of the most traditional of industries. According to Mohit Manchanda, head of insurance UK and Europe, Roopak Chadha general insurance growth leader, Rohan Regis, vice-president…
The High Court has put structural defects specialist East West Insurance Company, which purchased a portfolio from Zurich in 2018, into administration and appointed Ernst & Young as administrators.
Welcome to the second episode of Fully Comp, Insurance Post’s new regular video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
How are major financial centres in the UK likely to be impacted by Covid-19 and will the remote working phenomenon hit office occupancy for the longer term?
As Post celebrates its 180th anniversary content director Jonathan Swift takes a look back at the highs and lows of loss adjusting through the 1980s and 1990s in the second of a two-part series.
Axa XL has unveiled a series of UK and Lloyd’s leadership appointments following the implementation of its latest insurance operating model on 1 October.
The impact of Covid-19 on the cruise ship industry has been graphically displayed recently on social media with the first vessels being run up the beaches in Turkey in preparation for recycling. Ian Butterworth, Forum of Insurance Lawyers member and…
The business interruption test case is meant to be about co-operation to find clarity. Qatar Insurance Company’s attempt to intervene has rocked the boat.