Lloyd's international specialty underwriter and reinsurer the Argo Group has appointed former AIG director Matt Harris to lead the company’s Europe and Asia operations
Farming is the most lethal of all industries. The sector and its main insurer are trying to change rules and mentalities to make it safer
The controversy over the proposed Civil Liability Bill has centred on whether the changes represent a good deal for consumers or for the insurers.
Community Cup, defeating dementia, mental health plea and afternoon tea
Keen not to be lumped in with the insurtech movement, new managing general agent C-Quence is ready to launch in Q3 backed by Primary and Arch. Its CEO Jacqueline McNamee and chief information officer Elliot Biggs outline to Jonathan Swift why data, a…
The insurance industry’s perpetually uneasy relationship with credit hire has often flared up into hostility. Judging by the tone of the exchanges at a recent roundtable, the current mood is much calmer, with a greater willingness to explore ways of…
Global reinsurers have turned to mergers and acquisition deals over the last year in order to remain relevant in the face of challenging market conditions, but S&P maintains a neutral view on this trend.
Overall, top-line growth for the 30 largest European insurers has been steady, reflecting the underlying economic conditions throughout Europe, explain Tim Prince and Yvette Essen, director of analytics and director of research at AM Best
Aspen Re’s CEO Thomas Lillelund has been appointed CEO of AIG Europe SA, subject to regulatory approval.
Insurance investment vehicle Primary Group has today been revealed as the backer for the new digital-enabled managing general agent to be launched by former AIG UK CEO Jacqueline McNamee in autumn this year.
Ghost broking is a growing threat and it is spreading to the commercial environment, Post held a roundtable with senior claims and fraud figures to discuss what the insurance industry should be doing about it
GDPR is driving a surge in the European cyber insurance market, explains Mark Camillo, head of cyber for Europe, Middle East and Africa at AIG.
AIG has reported that its cyber specialist team is handling at least one cyber attack every day, and has seen as many claims notifications in 2017 as in the previous four years combined.
In a world where political volatility is rife and where an individual’s net worth and lifestyle are discoverable through a Google search or Instagram feed, kidnap for ransom has never been easier or more lucrative. As the threat to clients increases, so…
Who won what at the 2018 Post Claims Awards held last night at the Royal Garden Hotel?
Exclusive: A legal dispute between Brightside and its former co-founder Paul Chase Gardener was outlined in court on Friday.
AIG CEO Brian Duperreault has suggested that the insurer intends to make further acquisitions, following on from its purchase of insurance, reinsurance and asset management service provider Validus.
US property and casualty insurers wrote $1.8bn (£1.34bn) of direct cyber premium last year, a growth of 32% from the previous year.
As economies in the Middle East diversify, new opportunities for insurers and reinsurers are beginning to show themselves. Is the London Market taking full advantage?
For so long seen a laggard in terms of embracing the potential of digital, travel insurance is changing. Rachel Gordon reflects on some of the latest developments that might halt to the downward trajectory in premiums that has been a reality since 2014.
AIG has formed new insurance companies in the UK and Luxembourg that will see all business transferred to the new entities ahead of the UK leaving the European Union.
The perfect storm of conditions that has allowed the legacy sector to boom over the past couple of years looks set to continue throughout 2018 as capital continues to flow into the market, fuelling a pipeline of deals.
Claims adjusters need to embrace automation but it's their human touch that will win - or lose - customers, explains Steve Agutter, head of claims at AIG International.
At the ABI annual dinner on Monday, as guests at my table predicted future insurance trends, I was struck by a suggestion. People will want to protect their most precious belongings and, in 10 years’ time, that will be their personal data, a KPMG partner…