A child of the dot-com boom, CFC Underwriting has now left its teenage years behind as it enters its twentieth year as one of the pre-eminent specialist managing general agents in the London market. CEO David Walsh spoke to Jonathan Swift about the …
Hiscox has reserved $165m to cover claims from Hurricane Dorian and Typhoons Faxai and Hagibis, while reporting it expects to see fees and profit commissions dip $25m this year.
Businesses could face surprising changes to their policy wordings ahead of their January renewals, as Lloyd’s property underwriters move to either affirm or exclude cyber coverage.
CFC is exploring the possibility of entering the personal cyber market.
Apollo Syndicate Management has appointed Vinay Mistry as chief risk officer.
Analysis: What does the result of the Ardonagh and Gallagher court battle mean for broker recruitment practices?
After all but one of Gallagher's claims against Ardonagh subsidiaries and two former Alesco employees were thrown out by a judge last week, employment experts suggest there could be changes in how brokers approach recruitment.
Goldman Sachs-backed consolidator Aston Lark has acquired Lloyd’s broker Protean Risk.
The staff poaching lawsuit between Gallagher and Ardonagh wrapped up in court on Friday, as the judge threw out all but one of Gallagher’s claims. It serves as a timely reminder of the ultimate costs of litigation, which are not always financial.
A long-awaited judgment in the legal wrangle between Ardonagh and Gallagher came today, clearing Ardonagh of wrongdoing.
AIG intends to launch a Lloyd’s syndicate that will focus on the high-net-worth market in the US.
Private equity house BP Marsh has taken a stake in Lloyd’s marine broker Lilley Plummer Risks.
Charles Berry, chair of BPL Global, has succeeded Willis Towers Watson CEO Nicolas Aubert as president of the Insurance Institute of London.
Lloyd’s Charities Trust has joined forces with Habitat for Humanity Great Britain as part of its ongoing response to emerging risks to communities around the world.
A number of major disasters are all said to have involved flawed decisions, driven by individual perceptions, according to Angela Peacock, CEO of diversity and inclusion training specialists PDT Global.
As the negotiations over Brexit reach another crescendo of confusion, especially as the EU, UK and European leaders meet in Brussels, the insurance industry can only look on nervously. Those nerves, spiced with concern, are not just felt in the UK but…
Insurance firms could face further disruption, after Extinction Rebellion activists shut down roads around the City of London yesterday in a bid to raise awareness of climate “inaction”.
MS Amlin will cease underwriting aviation insurance renewals and new business, and will manage the run-off of the book internally, rather than outsourcing it under a reinsurance to close arrangement.
The fraudulent claims we’re used to hearing about involve banged-up cars and invented cases of whiplash. Ones involving oil tankers, pirates, the Admiralty Judge, and statements given in places as far-flung as Aden and Manila are somewhat harder to come…
Q&A: Jane Harley, co-chair of GIN and manager, policyholder and third-party oversight department at Lloyd’s of London
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 are doing, today focusing on The…
Gross premiums written in London by the company market increased 6.7% in 2018, reaching £19.56bn, according to the International Underwriting Association.
UK-based insurtech startup Cuvva has appointed Bruce Carnegie-Brown as chairman, effective immediately.
In this month’s issue Post published the annual top 100 Insurers, a list of the UK's biggest insurers ranked by non-life gross premium written in 2018, in association with AM Best.
Annette Court, Inga Beale and Tulsi Naidu are among high profile backers of a campaign fighting for equal pay for women.
Arch Insurance-backed managing general agent start-up Archipelago Risk Insurance has announced that after a six month “pilot” it is ready to open the doors in a “controlled way”.