With the world’s top scientists racing to create effective vaccines, innovation in the life sciences arena is at the top of the news agenda. Behind the headlines and the remarkable breakthroughs, insurance plays a vital role enabling these innovative…
Post wraps up the major insurance deals, launches and investments of the week
Fully Comp episode 11: When will we meet again? – The future of insurance networking in 2021 (part two)
Welcome to the last episode of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance, for 2020. Today - for a second day running - we will address the question: When will we meet again?
Fully Comp episode 10: When will we meet again? – the future of insurance networking in 2021 (part one)
Welcome to the latest episode of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance. Today we ask the question: When will we meet again?
RSA has appointed Steve Watson as managing director of its London market business with immediate effect.
The Financial Conduct Authority has issued a warning against a bookings software provider that marketed a cancellation insurance product to owners of UK holiday lets, following an investigation by Post.
Post wraps up the major insurance deals of the week.
Welcome to episode nine of Fully Comp, Post’s video series tackling some of the biggest issues in insurance.
Brit has appointed Gavin Wilkinson as group chief financial officer, joining from RSA where he is currently CFO for Scandinavia.
Apollo head of marine and energy liability, Howard James Burnell, has been suspended following a reported conviction for assault, Post has learned.
Sompo International’s international insurance CEO Julian James sat down for a ‘virtual chinwag’ with Harry Curtis to talk returning from retirement, the business’s Lloyd’s exit and brand ambitions, the hardening market and ‘Armageddon scenarios’.
With Lloyd’s, London market and wholesale broker accountability drawing the regulator’s attention in recent weeks, Michael Sicsic, managing director of Sicsic Advisory and former Financial Conduct Authority head of retail general insurance supervision,…
AIG UK CEO Anthony Baldwin shares how he will focus on London’s role as a global centre for insurance and a hub for talent during his year as president of the Insurance Institute of London.
Lloyd’s has received final approval from the High Court to transfer policies covering risks and policyholders in the European Economic Area to its Belgian subsidiary, Lloyd’s Europe.
The Financial Conduct Authority has written to Lloyd’s and London Market insurers instructing them to “behave ethically and responsibly in the way they treat their customers, their employees and their counterparties” during the pandemic.
As Post celebrates 180 years, David Worsfold takes a look at the years of scandal, losses and court cases that hit the Lloyd’s of London market from the mid-1970s onwards and ask what today's insurers can learn from them.
Lloyd’s is set to learn whether or not the High Court will approve a Brexit-necessitated transfer of European policies to its Belgian subsidiary next week, following the conclusion of a two-day sanctions hearing on Thursday.
Lloyd’s could face a “lose-lose scenario” of having to choose between not paying claims or risking regulatory or criminal sanctions, if a proposed transfer of European policies to its Brussels subsidiary is not approved today.
The existing partners of Miller will be reinvesting into the business to keep a “substantial minority ownership” and targeting broader employee ownership as part of the deal that sees the firm switch hands from Willis Towers Watson to Cinven and GIC.
Sompo’s decision, announced in April, to walk away from Lloyd’s at the end of this year was driven by the insurer’s ambitions rather than reservations about the Lloyd’s market itself, Sompo international insurance CEO Julian James has said.
The British Insurance Awards might have lost its traditional venue the Royal Albert Hall and an in-person audience this year, but it is still set to have all the pizazz, glitz and fun you’d expect from the most prestigious event in the industry calendar.
Where other investment markets have struggled during the global pandemic insurance-linked securities have weathered the storm well. Post finds out how London’s young regime is fitting into the existing global markets and whether there is still innovation…
Coverys-backed Lloyd’s Syndicate DTW 1991 is to stop accepting new and renewal business from 31 December 2020.
Former Towergate and RSA boss Mike Lawton, vice president of business insurance at Travelers Europe, will now also be responsible for specialty business including its Lloyd’s syndicate, the insurer has confirmed.