It feels as if 2019 was an uncomfortable year for the general insurance market as it never quite seemed to grasp control of its own destiny. Wherever you look, carefully laid plans were derailed by the unexpected – and often unwanted – intervention of…
Gross premiums written in London by the company market increased 6.7% in 2018, reaching £19.56bn, according to the International Underwriting Association.
The London Market Target Operating Model is to be wound down and its work to be continued as part of the Future at Lloyd’s market modernisation drive.
Lloyd’s syndicates placed 60.2% of in-scope risks electronically during the second quarter of 2019, surpassing the 50% target set in December.
Lloyd’s of London has established two advisory committees featuring prominent industry figures to support its ongoing modernising strategy.
Eight out of 10 Lloyd’s syndicates met electronic placement targets during the first quarter of 2019, according to data released by the board of the Placing Platform Limited.
The International Underwriting Association has called for laws on driverless cars that would require drivers to keep their eyes on the road at all times.
Post, in association with WNS, held a roundtable with London market leaders, to discuss whether Lloyd’s modernisation is gaining momentum, and what the state of play is for the technology drive
The spectre of Brexit loomed large over the insurance sector this year, and although the picture is still no clearer in terms of how the UK market will continue to trade with Europe after 29 March 2019, significant merger & acquisition activity was among…
How can insurers help customers facing Brexit uncertainly when they themselves face taking a blind bet on whether the UK will face a hard or soft deal when leaving the European Union? David Worsfold investigates.
The total premium either written or controlled by the London company market has risen to £26.31bn – a 16% increase – according to the International Underwriting Authority's new statistics report.
Exclusive: Fewer than a third of the brokers that operate through Lloyd’s are signed up for Placing Platform Limited.
The Chickenshed theatre company gave a moving and uplifting performance outside the Lloyd’s building for the official launch of the fourth Dive In festival, whose theme this year is #time4inclusion.
The challenges of bringing Lloyd’s trading into the 21st century
The International Underwriting Association has published a Brexit contract continuity clause, to tackle claims disruption that could occur with an end to passporting post-Brexit.
The London market has launched a claims model to simplify how claims are handled in an effort to improve client service and streamline claims agreement across the market.
A rapid growth in cyber threats has posed a challenge to the industry in acquiring claims data, the International Underwriting Association has warned.
Traditional aviation policies are unlikely to address the emerging risks presented by the increased use in drones.
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A third of total premium across the whole London company market could be affected as a result of Brexit, a report has warned.
Insurers took to Twitter to express their satisfaction with the new mode of calculation for the discount rate, which the government unveiled today.
The Trump administration has announced that it will honour the covered agreement, which aims to create uniform rules dealing with insurance and reinsurance transactions between the United States and European Union.
Registration opened today for Dive In, the festival for diversity and inclusion in insurance, which will take place in late September and focus on the ‘Diversity Dividend’.