Aston Lark has acquired Irish broker Robertson Low, making the Dublin-based company its first international purchase as the group looks beyond the UK.
Insurers may be forced to implement their no-deal contingency plans due to political uncertainty arising from yesterday’s Commons vote.
Mapfre has appointed Chris Smith to the newly-created position of chief global brokers officer.
Hyperion will look to build on its retail business this year, but CEO David Howden said the firm will never chase premium through acquisitions.
Irish broker Arachas is considering reaching out to UK partners to overcome potential passporting barriers in a post-Brexit world.
State-backed terrorism insurer Pool Re will no longer offer contingency cover, as the commercial market believes it has the capacity to take back control.
We may not have flying cars, humanoid robots and exaggerated shoulder pads, but there is every reason to believe that the 2019 predicted by 80s film Blade Runner, looks very slightly dystopian.
Lloyd’s of London and Hiscox have said they were not hacked and were unaffected by a security breach by a hacker group calling itself the Dark Overlord.
With Brexit, increased scrutiny over reserves, climate change and emerging risks on the ‘watch’ list for 2019 The Prudential Regulation Authority certainly has a lot on its plate. Its executive director for insurance, David Rule spoke to Stephanie Denton…
Lloyd’s has confirmed electronic placement targets for the first half of 2019, alongside a new mandate that all Lloyd’s brokers will be required to connect to a recognised electronic placement platform by 1 June 2019.
Lloyd’s managing agency, Neon Underwriting Limited has appointed Theo Butt and Matthew Washington to the positions of CEO and managing director respectively, subject to Lloyd’s and PRA approval.
Nexus-owned Millstream Underwriting has acquired aviation insurer, Hiscox Global Flying.
Lloyd’s Brussels has appointed Sonja Rottiers as its CEO. She will also be Lloyd’s regional director for Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Next year the British Insurance Awards will be held for the 25th time. To celebrate the silver anniversary of the most prestigious event in the insurance calendar, a host of BIA regulars recount where they were when the awards were first unveiled and…
Hiscox has named Bob Thaker as its UK CEO, succeeding Steve Langan.
Charles Taylor Adjusting has bolstered its complex corporate liability function with the recruitment of six senior adjusters formerly with rival VRS Verclaim.
Insurers have welcomed a deal that will preserve cross border insurance and reinsurance contracts between the UK and US.
Andrew Draycott will take on the role of Ed Broking CEO once its acquisition by Besso owner BGC Partners is complete, while the specialty, wholesale and reinsurance broker has also revealed plans to open a Bermuda office.
The term ‘single customer view’ has been a buzzword for a number of years now, but how close it is to being a reality in insurance? With this in mind, Post, in association with Marklogic, held a roundtable to discuss the importance of SCV, and how to…
Cyber attacks are on the rise and as brokers and risk managers urge insurers to make policies clearer Cyber Decider CEO Neil Hare Brown explains where definitions need simplifying.
Brokerslink CEO Jacqueline Legrand has resigned from her post, effective immediately.
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With the takeover of Ed, BGC president Shaun Lynn believes he now has the person in its CEO Steve Hearn to help it realise its insurance ambitions. The pair spoke to Jonathan Swift about how an investment in technology, talent, globalisation and a finely…
Biba has renewed its partnership with the DTW1991 syndicate at Lloyd’s, which will continue to provide its holiday travel scheme for another three years.