Managing General Agents Association (MGAA)

MGAs hanker after face-to-face business return

A survey of the Managing General Agents' Association has found that despite the increased use of video conferencing services during the Covid-19 lockdown, managing general agents are keen to get back to face-to-face meetings.

Q&A: Forum of Insurance Lawyers CEO Laurence Besemer

In 2009 Laurence Besemer became the first CEO of the Forum of Insurance Lawyers, the UK trade body for defendant law firms. A decade into the role he spoke to Jonathan Swift about its commitment to its members, a successful 2019 and why it is definitely…

Insurance Monitor: Brexit: finding corridors of deviation

In this month's column, David Worsfold, a long-running commentator on the insurance market, explores how the insurance industry could find itself rather lonely in its corridors of deviation after Brexit is finalised, the complexities of Covid-19 for the…

This week in Post: Do or delay

The government is likely to make an announcement delaying the much-awaited whiplash claims portal in a matter of days, sources close to the project told Post this week.

MGAA boss Peter Staddon to retire

Peter Staddon will retire as managing director of the Managing General Agents’ Association at the end of June this year, after nearly seven years in the role.

The MGAA's Peter Staddon on evolving MGAs

Many managing general agents are turning to digitalisation to enable them to look deeper into their books of business, Peter Staddon, managing director of the Managing General Agents' Association, explains this will allow the MGAs to see potential…

Q&A: BLM's Matthew Harrington and Alistair Kinley

Against a backdrop of changing client demands, political uncertainty and new legislation, Jonathan Swift caught up with BLM senior partner Matthew Harrington and director of policy and government affairs Alistair Kinley to discuss how the law firm is…

UK General's Karen Beales on why MGAs are the 'new black'

Regulators are forcing insurers to make more efficient use of their balance sheets and allocate capital where it can deliver the most effective returns, this allows smaller players in the market the opportunity to fashion insurance packages for special…

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