CFC Underwriting made its first acquisition in its 20 year history yesterday when it bought Solis Security, but the purchase will not mark a change in its acquisitive appetite, CFC chief innovation officer Graeme Newman told Post.
One of the ways that non-executive directors ensure there is independent oversight is through the use of various board committees. Michael Gaughan explains how the Risk Committee oversees the capital risks and why it worries about technology, cyber…
CFC Underwriting has bought Texas-based incident response provider Solis Security, marking the company’s first acquisition in 20 years.
A High Court judge has ruled that insurers do not need to cover the cost of an alleged pirate attack on an oil tanker because the ship’s owner was responsible for the incident.
Exclusive: The transfer of commercial and personal lines business between LV and Allianz has been completed, with the exception of a “small number” of schemes policies.
A High Court Ruling concerning a school fire hit headlines in 2018 putting into doubt the worth of project policies in the construction sector. With little hope of any immediate clarity, the demand from contractors for Contractors All Risks insurance in…
US-based small business insurtech Next Insurance has raised $250m (£200m) from Munich Re in its series C round.
Ahead of the Post Insurance Technology Summit, Post editor Stephanie Denton sat down with Duck Creek Technologies Europe managing director Bart Patrick to discuss the cultural step change need in insurance to remove the upgrade nightmares.
Allianz is “investing heavily” in the data space and will seek to double the number of data specialist staff it employs over two years.
Zurich was the big winner at the 2019 Post Insurance Fraud Awards picking up three awards, and a highly commended including top prize in the Investigation of the Year category.
Insurers have been forced into the front line of the fight to stop global warming and climate change and they are beginning to feel uncomfortable and exposed. While several major insurers have issued bold commitments to join the fight to halt global…
A closer look at how board-level considerations of climate change must shift, and the potential consequences if they do not
Each year Post works in association with ratings agency AM Best to put together a list of the UK’s top 100 UK insurers.
Markel has sold its Brazilian subsidiary to its existing executive team following a strategic review.
We love board games at our house. One huge cupboard is filled with them and we have four different versions of monopoly in the cupboard and two versions of Cluedo.
Q&A: Amanda Lucas, talent, learning and inclusion manager, human resources, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty and co-chair, Insurance Families network
As part of the Inclusion at Lloyd's programme six partner networks have been set up to help bolster diversity and inclusion in insurance. Post spoke to a representative from each one to get an insight into what they doing, today focusing on IFN - the…
The 100 largest UK-regulated insurers, ranked by non-life gross premium written, reported a combined underwriting profit in 2018, compared to a loss in 2017. Catherine Thomas, senior director of analytics in London at AM Best, explains how they achieved…